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Chinese Photographer Chen Man Comes Under Fire for ‘Hellish’ Dior Ad
An exhibition in the luxurious West Bund Art Center of Shanghai has come under fire in China after an ad was harshly criticized for featuring a model in a way that many felt was a...
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Unity of Heaven and Mankind: The Wisdom of Traditional Chinese Culture
Traditional Chinese culture was inspired by the divine. The wisdom of Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and the understanding of "the unity of heaven and mankind (天人合一)" enabled Chinese civilization to endure for thousands of years. "When...
Peng Shuai Tennis Star Missing, Whereabouts Unknown
Peng Shuai’s Whereabouts Unknown After She Supposedly Withdrew Sexual Assault Allegation Involving Retired Chinese Vice-Premier
Professional tennis player Peng Shuai has not been seen since going public with sexual assault allegations against former Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli on Nov. 2. Peng described in her Weibo post how she had agreed...
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2 Native American Legends Remind Us: Be Thankful for Nature’s Gifts
Thanksgiving is an official holiday in seven countries around the world, but there are still other nations that have similar, unofficial, harvest celebrations that remind one to be thankful for a bountiful harvest, family, and...
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Unlocking the Mysteries of the Human Heart
When we consider the mysteries of the human heart, it can be said that a person is equipped with not just one heart. We have both a physical heart, and an emotional heart; and then...
Chinese Tennis Champion Peng Shuai Missing After Sexual Allegations Against Former Communist Official
After making sexual accusations about a former Politburo official, Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has been missing for the past 10 days, sending shockwaves of concern throughout the tennis community. Peng’s message of her accusations,...
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Boston Celtics’ Enes Kanter Condemns China: ‘Stop Murdering for Organs’
A Twitter post by professional basketball player Enes Kanter highlights the concerning practice of the Chinese government’s forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience and other detainees.  Kanter’s tweet, posted on Tuesday, Nov. 16, reads: ...
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China’s Men’s Ice Hockey Team May Not Be Good Enough for the Olympics
The International Ice Hockey Federation announced earlier this month that the Chinese men’s ice hockey team would not be axed from the 2022 Winter Olympics. However, officials are concerned about how ready China’s team would...
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An Ancient Chinese Story of a Good Deed Rewarded
Repaying a debt of gratitude, or bao en (報恩), is an important concept in traditional Chinese culture, and it is often demonstrated in legends and heroic stories of the past. In this story it manifests as...