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Chinese Corner: Eat, stream, and become a millionaire

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Live-streaming into riches and health problems 年入百万的吃播人生:被填满的胃和荷包 Earning…

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Chinese Corner: They’re coming for Chinese schoolchildren’s brains

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Chinese schools are embracing brainwave-detecting headbands 监控大脑 Monitor…

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Chinese Corner: Traditional Chinese medicine: Will facts ever sway believers?

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

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Chinese Corner: Baidu’s bad year, doping for gaokao, and the perfect sex doll

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Baidu’s very bad year 首次亏损,百度是怎么把一手好牌打烂的? First loss…

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Chinese Corner: Zhili is the child modeling capital of China

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. The brutal reality of child modeling 逐梦童模镇:妈妈,我们明天几点拍照?…

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Chinese Corner: The rise of Shanghai’s ‘Vagrant Master’ and what it says about our internet

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. The internet is making people sick and…

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Chinese Corner: China has a betel nut problem

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Chewing to death 你永远叫不醒那些装睡的槟榔痴迷者 You can never…

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Chinese Corner: Why Chinese women don’t use tampons

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. 卫生棉条诞生90年,为何中国女性很难爱上它? It’s been 90 years since tampons…

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Chinese Corner: The unapologetic patriotism of Wu Jing, the Wolf Warrior

Chinese Corner is Jiayun Feng’s weekly review of interesting nonfiction on the Chinese internet. Patriotism is Wu Jing’s calling card.…

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Chinese Corner: Three billboards across China — to fight gay conversion therapy

Three billboards and an uphill battle against gay conversion therapy “中国版‘三块广告牌’”的双城之旅,为一种 “不存在的疾病” The journey of three billboards in two Chinese cities,…

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Chinese Corner: Parenting with resentment, whistleblowing, and the lifesaver of Nanjing Suicide Bridge

Becoming parents while resenting parents “父母皆祸害”小组十一年 那批80后也为人父母了 11 years into the existence of an “anti-parents” online community, its members, born…

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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,…

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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 writing from…

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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…

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