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Why Chinese don't care about royal marriage?

It might have been big news in Britain, but the announcement late last month that Prince Harry had popped the question to his American girlfriend Meghan Markle barely caused a ripple of interest in China.


Should China abandon coal for heating overnight?

The northern Chinese province of Hebei has admitted that it massively exceeded its target in an overzealous ban on the use of coal to heat rural homes, switching nearly 30 per cent more households to natural gas and electricity than planned.


Little girls model lingerie in 'Victorial's Secret' style show

Young girls dressed in two-piece lingerie have walked the runway in a Victoria’s Secret–style fashion show in China. The Victoria's Secret-like fashion show was held at a high-end hotel in Changchun, in north China’s Jilin province. With full-on makeup and their hair done,


Fake subtitles have Chinese diplomat insulting Africans

A video in which a veteran Chinese diplomat comments on China's contribution to the world has gone somewhat viral on overseas social media platforms as the subtitles are deliberately mistranslated into offensive French.


Is preparing for study abroad another Chinese gaokao?

Many people think that students who choose to study abroad are trying to escape the intense and fiercely competitive Chinese gaokao. But as more families can afford to send their children to study abroad, the competition has become intense. The difficulty of studying abroad is almost the same as the gaokao, especially if you want to apply to one of the top 30 universities or Ivy League schools. Given the exorbitant cost, do you think it is still worthwhile?


Why is an appendectomy so expensive in the US?

I would like to share with you an excerpt from an article by former DEA agent David Hathaway. According to Hathaway, the average cost for an appendectomy in the United States is $33,000…


Woman thrown off flight for breastfeeding

A mother was kicked off a Spirit Airlines flight with her elderly parents and two-year-old son for not immediately stopping breastfeeding when cabin crew asked her to put him into his seat so that they could take off. Mei Rui, 34, her son Lukas and her parents were flying from Houston, Texas, to New York City on December 8 when they were booted off the plane.


Savage babysitter detained after punching toddler in elevator

An abusive nanny in Zhenghou City, central China’s Henan Province, has been arrested after she was caught on camera brutally beating a toddler in her care, in the latest episode of a string of child abuse cases involving preschool teachers and babysitters that have rocked the country this year.


Why is Australia so paranoid over China?

Australia, concerned about rising Chinese influence, will ban foreign political donations to prevent external interference in domestic politics, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday. Turnbull said that foreign powers were


Why Chinese men make the best mates

Lilian Hamilton, a Western woman who has been dating a Chinese man for the past four years, think Chinese men outperform Western men in almost every category. Here are five reasons Chinese men make the best boyfriends and husbands. Do you agree or disagree?


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