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"Postgraduates wanted": Job ad stirs debate on higher education

A local government in China recently apologized and responded after a controversial job posting on its website provoked an online debate about income-education mismatches.


Cristiano Ronaldo headed to China for annual ‘CR7 tour’

After making his debut in Turin as a Juventus player, football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in Beijing.


E-commerce unicorn Pinduoduo eyes US IPO

One of China’s fastest growing e-commerce platforms has applied for an initial public offering in the US, marking an impressive zero-to-unicorn rise in just three years.


Photography festival brings change to ancient Chinese city

This September, the Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) will celebrate its 18th anniversary in the ancient walled city of Pingyao in northern China.


China bids farewell to paper train tickets

China is to promote e-ticket system for high-speed trains nationwide in 2019, Lu Dongfu, general manager of China Railway Corp, announced at a recent forum.


Animal dealers use social media to attract buyers for endangered African cats

China's young generation, especially those who work in big cities and live alone, are noted for their large portion of cat obsessives. Staying far from families, they now find companionship in cats, both virtual and real.


Thanks to Chinese TV project, African villagers can watch World Cup

Soccer fans in rural Kenya and Zambia are able to watch live World Cup broadcasts for the first time after a Chinese company helped the villagers get their first taste of satellite television via a project that aims to offer the service to 10,000 villages in Africa.


Why does China fail to cultivate top talent?

Nobel laureate Yang Zhenning's remarks questioning the country's lack of top scientists have sparked wide discussions about China's ability on scientific innovation amid the ongoing trade friction between China and the US.


Is a four-day workweek desirable?

The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences has proposed a four-day, 36-hour work week for employees in China, to be implemented by 2030, reports guancha.cn. Is the idea good? What countries have a four-day work week?


Bike-sharing company Ofo to leave Australia

An Ofo spokesperson reportedly told The Advertiser that the company will be leaving the Australian market over the next 60 days in what was labelled a 'strategic decision'. ...


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