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‘I’ll take the risk’: people are heading for Beijing’s exits for Lunar New Year
19 Jan 2022 - 3:28PM

With just weeks to go until the Winter Olympics, many residents of the capital are heading for the city’s exits.

Illustration: Perry Tse
‘I’ll take the risk’: people are heading for Beijing’s exits for Lunar New Year

With just weeks to go until the Winter Olympics, many residents of the capital are heading for the city’s exits.

19 Jan 2022 - 3:28PM
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Another woman stuck with a blind date during lockdown, but this time around she is marrying the man after being together for a month. Photo: Handout
Lockdown romance: woman trapped in blind date’s house says they are engaged

A woman trapped for almost 30 days with a man she met on a blind date says they are getting engaged, but will wait six months before tying the knot, because they don’t want to be ‘impulsive’.

19 Jan 2022 - 9:53AM
China society
Teen tracks down parents who sold him at birth, only to be rejected again

A teenager sold at birth by his parents for profit and was then orphaned at age 4, traced his birth parents only to be told to stay away because they had new families.

A teenager sold at birth by his parents for profit and was then orphaned at age 4, traced his birth parents only to be told to stay away because they had new families.

19 Jan 2022 - 5:43AM
Health & Fitness
China’s champion athletes help schools promote fitness, not endless study

Former athletes recruited to help teach sports classes as schools reduce the emphasis on academic work, amid concerns over obesity, nearsightedness and stress.

Former athletes recruited to help teach sports classes as schools reduce the emphasis on academic work, amid concerns over obesity, nearsightedness and stress.

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‘I fought dinosaurs’: boy with no left fingers says he lost them protecting mum
16 Jan 2022 - 12:00PM
Inside the wealth and power of China’s e-commerce influencers
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My Hong Kong | Learning Cantonese could save lives in places like San Francisco

In cities home to large overseas Chinese communities, Cantonese should be about more than just cultural preservation and should be integrated into their infrastructure.

1 Jan 2022 - 11:15AM
My Hong Kong | Learning Cantonese could save lives in places like San Francisco

In cities home to large overseas Chinese communities, Cantonese should be about more than just cultural preservation and should be integrated into their infrastructure.

1 Jan 2022 - 11:15AM
My Hong Kong | Why mahjong is more than just a game and deserves our respect

When three US women tried to ‘respectfully refresh’ the design of mahjong tiles, the cultural appropriation caused worldwide outrage. But mahjong is more than just a game, it teaches us about who we are.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Opinion | ‘Golden week’ spending fails to help China put its best foot forward
5 Oct 2020 - 10:24PM
Opinion | China’s new domestic plan won’t stand a chance unless it closes its wealth gap
3 Aug 2020 - 5:30PM

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Xie Xiaozhen, a 76-year-old Chinese grandmother who fought off a violent attack in San Francisco with a wooden stick in March 2021, could not communicate with first responders as she only spoke Taishanese, which is related to Cantonese.
My Hong Kong | Learning Cantonese could save lives in places like San Francisco

In cities home to large overseas Chinese communities, Cantonese should be about more than just cultural preservation and should be integrated into their infrastructure.

1 Jan 2022 - 11:15AM
My Hong Kong | Why mahjong is more than just a game and deserves our respect

When three US women tried to ‘respectfully refresh’ the design of mahjong tiles, the cultural appropriation caused worldwide outrage. But mahjong is more than just a game, it teaches us about who we are.

When three US women tried to ‘respectfully refresh’ the design of mahjong tiles, the cultural appropriation caused worldwide outrage. But mahjong is more than just a game, it teaches us about who we are.

4 May 2021 - 4:25PM
Why mahjong is more than just a game and deserves our respect
Opinion | ‘Golden week’ spending fails to help China put its best foot forward

China has been able to show a strong recovery from the economic impact of the coronavirus, but consumer spending has lagged behind the manufacturing sector.

China has been able to show a strong recovery from the economic impact of the coronavirus, but consumer spending has lagged behind the manufacturing sector.

5 Oct 2020 - 10:24PM
‘Golden week’ spending fails to help China put its best  foot forward

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