Abandoned Intersex Baby Rescued and Raised by Migrant Worker


Riding home on his electric scooter after work one day, Fan Xifa was stopped dead in his tracks by the sound of an infant crying. The cries, cutting through the noise of the heavy rain, led him to a cardboard box that lay beside the road. It was November 2012, and Fan, a migrant worker in Sanya, in China’s southern province of Hainan, had just … Continue reading Abandoned Intersex Baby Rescued and Raised by Migrant Worker

New Law Combats China’s ‘Yinao’ Phenomenon


China has launched a new law to cope with the increasing social problem of patient-doctor violence, also called the ‘Yinao’ Phenomenon. The growing violence of patients against medical staff has made being a doctor a dangerous job in China. The new law makes it possible to sentence hospital troublemakers to up to seven years in prison. The yinao (医闹, ‘medical disturbance’) phenomenon has become a growing … Continue reading New Law Combats China’s ‘Yinao’ Phenomenon

Weibo Netizens: Chinese Guys Are Weaker Than Girls


Many of China’s universities have too many girls, professors say, which is not good for the development of male students. ‘Nonsense’, Weibo users argue: Chinese guys are just weaker than girls. The ‘Chinese Language Development Summit’ (中文发展论坛) was held at the University of Anhui this week. Over 20 principals and professors from China’s key universities attended to discuss the development of Chinese language and traditional culture. … Continue reading Weibo Netizens: Chinese Guys Are Weaker Than Girls