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On Weibo, a Twitter-like social media website in China, feminists created hashtags such as “#她能” (#SheCan), “#看见女性劳动者” (#SeeingWomenWorkers) with the aim of helping women feel empowered. (Shutterstock)

Feminist responses on Weibo aim to fight the misrepresentation of women during COVID-19 in China

Feminists across China came together on Weibo to fight back against under- and misrepresentation of them during the early days of COVID-19.
Delivery drivers sit on their electric scooters while waiting for orders outside a restaurant in Beijing, April 26, 2021. Greg Baker/AFP

How the pandemic has changed China’s economy – perhaps for good

In China, as elsewhere, the pandemic has turned the world of work upside down.
Islamic landmark in China: the Dongguan mosque in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, western China. David Stroup

China: removing ‘Arab-style’ features from country’s biggest mosques the latest move in campaign of Muslim assimilation

The removal of distinctive ‘Arabian-style’ features at the entrance to one of China’s biggest mosques is the latest move in a campaign of forcible assimilation of China’s Muslim minorities.
Michael Kovrig flashes a V for victory sign alongside his wife and sister at Pearson International Airport after his return to Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Meng and the two Michaels: Why China’s hostage diplomacy failed

Did the U.S. cave to China’s exercise in hostage diplomacy when it signed a plea deal with a Huawei executive that resulted in freedom for the two Michaels? Or was it China that miscalculated badly?

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