Apr 28, 2016

China prompts criticism with tough curbs on foreign NGOs

China’s parliament passed a controversial law governing foreign nongovernment organizations, the Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday, giving wide powers to the domestic security authority and prompting criticism from Amnesty International. The law is part of a raft of legislation, including China’s counterterrorism law ...

Walking on the wild side in Chinese cross-dressing contest

Apr 27, 2016

Walking on the wild side in Chinese cross-dressing contest

In a bouffant blond wig and outsize eyelashes, Yu Xiaoyang flamboyantly parades across a Shanghai stage, his fake breasts filling his skintight golden jumpsuit. Yu was among 20 contestants taking part in a cross-dressing competition in China’s commercial hub. “At work, I have to ...