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Chinese Corner: The women who spoke out against sexual misconduct — and continue to battle misogynists and trolls

When women break their silence 当女性打破沉默 By Wáng Tiāntǐng 王天挺 January 10, 2018 What happens to a Chinese woman after…

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Chinese Corner: Guide dog Jenny, Hu Xijin, and 29 trips to the central petition office

Custody battle over guide dog Jenny 导盲犬珍妮的退役之旅 The retirement journey of guide dog Jenny By Shí àihuá 石爱华 December 17, 2018

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Chinese Corner: Best of 2018 — the nonfiction stories that captured China’s reading public

This year, SupChina launched a new weekly column called “Chinese Corner,” where we introduce and review interesting nonfiction…

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Chinese Corner: The education gap, the spectacular rise and fall of Ofo, and a sexual harassment victim speaks out

Live-streaming alone won’t fix China’s education gap 这块屏幕可能改变命运 This screen might change fates By Chéng Méngchāo 程盟超 December 13, 2018 The…

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Chinese Corner: TikTok does no good for the Chinese music industry

TikTok does no good for the Chinese music industry 现在的华语新歌不靠抖音就火不了吗? Has TikTok become indispensable for Chinese songs going…

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Chinese Corner: Dolce & Gabbana’s cultural appropriation and ‘China’s Elon Musk’

In this installment of Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet, she looks at Dolce…

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Chinese Corner: On Weibo, men are ‘trash’

On Weibo, men are ‘trash’ 王思聪杀死微博 Wang Sicong killed Weibo By Tiānshǐ Bútóuzīrén 天使不投资人 November 13, 2018 The entire internet seems…

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Chinese Corner: The ‘long-term despicable behavior’ of an ambitious abbot

The ‘long-term despicable behavior’ of an ambitious abbot 龙泉寺的背影 Behind the scenes at the Longquan monastery By Wú Yú…

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Chinese Corner: Can we get some bad stories about male drivers, too?

Can we get some bad stories about male drivers, too? 女司机的妖魔化之路 The history of demonizing female drivers By Hóu…

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Chinese Corner: China’s housing problems are just history repeating itself

China’s housing problems are just history repeating itself 限购两年记 A tale of two years of property purchase restrictions By…

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Chinese Corner — the manual workers behind AI, dual SIM cards, and more

The uncool people behind way-cool AI 那些给人工智能打工的人 nàxiē gěi réngōngzhìnéng dǎgōng de rén The people who work for AI By 刘敏…

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Chinese Corner: The intriguing history of Hunan TV

The intriguing history of Hunan TV 湖南卫视,“妖孽”二十年 húnán wèishì, “yāoniè” èrshínián Hunan TV, being the unordinary for 20 years By 王不易 Wáng…

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Chinese Corner: Blame for China’s demographic time bomb, neurotic parents, and a Lu Xun comic

Who is to blame for China’s population crisis? 人口列车是怎样失控的 rénkǒu lièchē shì zěnyàng shīkòng de How did the population…

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Chinese corner: The peer-to-peer lending meltdown, Miss Hong Kong, and domestic abuse

P2P nightmare: How I lost all my savings overnight P2P爆雷后,我的存款一夜清零 By 看客inSight August 24, 2018 Once seen as an innovative…

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Chinese Corner: China’s disgruntled ‘middle class,’ public bathing, and how a meme is born

Who, exactly, is the Chinese middle class? 京城消费降级实录 By 西岛 August 24, 2018 The self-proclaimed middle class in China is…

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