Monday, May 21, 2018

China Blocks a Memorial Service to Sichuan Earthquake Victims

On the 10th anniversary of China’s deadliest earthquake in decades, the police on Saturday detained an outspoken pastor and blocked a planned service to...

In China’s cities, young people with rural ties are angry

WANG FENG is a 28-year-old cook in Beijing. But he was not born in the capital so, under China’s household-registration (hukou) rules, he is...

Big brother stops millions boarding planes, trains in China

Nine million people have been banned from buying plane tickets and another 3 million from buying business-class train tickets, under a pervasive social scoring...

China cracks down on funeral strippers

China officials have launched its latest crackdown on funeral strippers. Yes, funeral strippers. The country’s Ministry of Culture announced late last month that it will...

Chinese war on crime threatening whole villages’ livelihoods, researcher says

The Chinese Government has launched a large-scale "people's war" against organised crime, as well as the industries and regions most affected by it. Key points: ...

China’s Dystopian Tech Could Be Contagious

For all the particularities of life in China, its big cities offer a familiar cosmopolitanism. Teenagers giggle over K-Pop videos in a Chengdu Starbucks....
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One-child policy: A look inside the struggles and benefits of China’s ‘little emperor’ generation

I remember growing up and being told by my mother over and over again that I was her "only hope". Key points: China's one-child policy...

CHINA WORKPLACE DEATHS FALL TO 38,000 IN 2017: REPORT

The number of deaths caused by workplace accidents in China fell 12.1 percent to 38,000 in 2017 compared to the previous year, state media...

How China Is Winning Back More Graduates From Foreign Universities Than Ever Before

Where it was once inevitable that those who left to study at prestigious foreign universities would remain on distant shores for years, China’s graduates...

China shopping mall offers ‘boyfriend sharing’ service

A shopping mall in Haikou, Hainan province, introduced six "shared boyfriends" to single ladies from Dec 24 to 25, Hainan Special Zone News reported. The...
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