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Leukemia Patient Faces Charges for Importing Life-Saving Medicine

Leukemia patients around the country are carefully watching the trial of Lu Yong, the first man to ever face criminal charges for selling Indian medicine in China. Lu, who has been struggling with leukemia for more than a decade, faces charges of credit card...


Celebrity Writers Weigh in on Youth Education

If you’re on the hunt for an educational Christmas gift, a book may be a much better choice than any toy or treat. Take the Letter When You Grow Up, a new release by Zhang Quanling, mirrors the story of a child growing up...


Regulators Approve Nation’s First Private Banks

WeBank, a new digital bank in which IT giant Tencent holds a 30 percent stake, was granted the first private banking license by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) on December 12. Apart from WeBank, another four private banks were given license by the...


Developing a Taste for Fermented Soymilk

While Chinese food may be famous for its easily accepted flavor and delicate preparation, douzhi is a glaring exception. The notorious Beijing beverage can be intimidating at first sniff – and first taste. Native Beijingers are almost unanimous in their love of douzhi and...



‘Fleet of Time’ Viewers Have Nothing but Venom

The famous novel Fleet of Time was adapted into an online drama earlier this year. While both the book and serial were popular with all ages, the new film version released on December 5 has been nothing short of reviled. Social media websites and...


Subways Publish New Station-to-Station Fee List

Zhizhonglu Subway Station became the first subway location to post the new pricing table for public transportation on December 13. The complex chart lists the exact cost from Zhangzizhonglu to any other stop on the subway network. All stations will display a similar price...