Domestic violence: Chinese husband applies for a protection order to keep his allegedly abusive wife away saying she has been stalking and harassing him. Photo: File
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Husband seeking protection from wife’s abuse starts debate on male victims
18 May 2022 - 2:00PM

A court in China has granted a 49-year-old man a protection order against his wife who he says physically abused him, even biting him, and started a conversation about gender and domestic abuse.

Domestic violence: Chinese husband applies for a protection order to keep his allegedly abusive wife away saying she has been stalking and harassing him. Photo: File
Husband seeking protection from wife’s abuse starts debate on male victims

A court in China has granted a 49-year-old man a protection order against his wife who he says physically abused him, even biting him, and started a conversation about gender and domestic abuse.

18 May 2022 - 2:00PM
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‘Dress as you like’: debate over plus-size woman playing famed Chinese beauty

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‘China’s most handsome man’ is suing people online who have been using his name as a reference joke to anyone considered untalented but physically attractive.

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Anti Asian rhetoric has risen in the past year. 76-year-old Xie Xiaozhen fought back against her racist attacker. Photo: Gofundme
My Hong Kong | How a Chinese granny showed us not to give in to racism

When a 76-year-old Chinese woman was punched by a young white male in the US in an unprovoked racist attack, she fought back. Her bravery and resolve are a lesson to us all about the need to stand up to bigotry.

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My Hong Kong | Conformity is not a dirty word, no matter what the West might think

The Chinese value teamwork, and the collective mindset is what has kept Hongkongers safe during the coronavirus pandemic while thousands have died in other countries

The Chinese value teamwork, and the collective mindset is what has kept Hongkongers safe during the coronavirus pandemic while thousands have died in other countries

4 May 2021 - 4:27PM
Conformity is not a dirty word, no matter what the West might think
My Hong Kong | Don’t mock the boy with ‘fried rice’ tattoo, embrace admiration of Chinese culture

Hong Kong desperately needs foreigners prepared to reflect their love of the city, even if that is via Chinese character tattoos referencing popular takeaway dishes.

Hong Kong desperately needs foreigners prepared to reflect their love of the city, even if that is via Chinese character tattoos referencing popular takeaway dishes.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Don’t mock the boy with ‘fried rice’ tattoo, embrace admiration of Chinese culture

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