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Foreign protesters' bark unleashes Chinese dog eaters' bite

Jun 17, 2016

Foreign protesters' bark unleashes Chinese dog eaters' bite

International groups and celebrities, backed by millions of foreign petitioners, have rallied against an annual dog meat festival in the Chinese city of Yulin, but residents say the protests may have backfired by spurring more people to eat man’s best friend. “My store’s dog ...

Cash Kao: China's tutors earn fortunes online

Jun 7, 2016

Cash Kao: China's tutors earn fortunes online

With a following of several million teenage fans, China’s Liu Jie says he can earn nearly $50,000 a month from his online videos and is often recognized on the street. But he is no pop star. A high school physics tutor, Liu belongs to ...

May 10, 2016

Two million Chinese to be relocated in anti-poverty drive

China, fighting to stamp out poverty, will this year move more than 2 million of its poorest citizens from remote, inland regions to more developed areas, an official of the cabinet-level State Council said on Tuesday. The mass relocation of people is a strategy ...