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Why do Chinese people yearn for stable government jobs from “inferior” private and foreign companies?

Why do Chinese people yearn for stable government jobs from “inferior” private and foreign companies?

In recent years, Janet Peng's parents have had to adjust their career expectations, and those of their older sister, to the changing economic and s ...
Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Austria against Covid vaccination mandate

Coronavirus: Thousands protest in Austria against Covid vaccination mandate

In total, almost 40,000 people took to the streets in Austria to protest against coronavirus measures and the planned mandatory vaccination. The l ...
China’s “ghost marriages” see the dead unearthed for macabre marriages despite government crackdown

China’s “ghost marriages” see the dead unearthed for macabre marriages despite government crackdown

This week, the theft of a woman's ashes rocked China. The woman, a live streamer from east China's Shandong Province, had committed suicide last m ...
Two Chinese citizens killed in a gold mine attack in DR Congo

Two Chinese citizens killed in a gold mine attack in DR Congo

Four people, including two Chinese nationals, were killed in an attack by militiamen on an artisanal gold mine in northeastern Democratic Republic ...
Coronavirus: Talks to reopen the Hong Kong border are entering the next phase, Carrie Lam says as mainland experts complete an inspection tour

Coronavirus: Talks to reopen the Hong Kong border are entering the next phase, Carrie Lam says as mainland experts complete an inspection tour

A four-day inspection of Hong Kong's coronavirus control efforts by mainland China officials helped pave the way for the next high-level meeting on ...
China’s youth culture weakening under the spotlight after electronics retail giant punished employees for watching movies on the job

China’s youth culture weakening under the spotlight after electronics retail giant punished employees for watching movies on the job

One of China's most profitable private companies has been the focus of a public work-life balance debate after the details of the penalties for emp ...
Joe Biden extends US ban on investing in companies related to China’s military

Joe Biden extends US ban on investing in companies related to China’s military

The United States will continue a ban on U.S. investment in Trump-era Chinese companies that Washington says belongs or is controlled by the Chines ...
Funeral reform in China: An elderly woman’s body was excavated for cremation by the government after the burial without the consent of the family

Funeral reform in China: An elderly woman’s body was excavated for cremation by the government after the burial without the consent of the family

Amid extensive burial reforms to phase out burials on the ground, authorities in a remote town in southern China have dug up an elderly woman's bod ...