Be My Friend and Buy From Me

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“It is just like WeChat: you never know which friend will try to sell you something next.” Thus wrote  one Chinese blogger,bemoaning the proliferation of peer-to-peer commercialism on WeChat, or Weixin in Chinese. It’s China’s hottest social network, a …

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China’s Viral, Minute-Long Sex Ed Videos

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A collection of sex education videos have just gone, ahem, viral on the Chinese Internet. On Oct. 29, a three-person team calling itself the “Nutcracker Studio” released three one-minute clips addressing tough topics in childhood sex education, such …

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Is China Saying Goodbye to ‘Hello’?

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Interest in learning Chinese may be growing in the United States, but English-language studies in China could very well be on the wane. On Oct. 21, the Beijing Municipal Education Commission, the organization that decides …

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