Sichuan Village Votes to Expel HIV-positive Boy

At the Telegraph, Robert Foyle Hunwick reports that a village in Sichuan Province has unanimously signed a petition to expel an 8-year-old boy after he was diagnosed HIV-positive:...

China’s 2014 Internet Memes

At Quartz, Lily Kuo and Zheping Huang compile a list of this year’s most symbolic Chinese Internet memes that capture “the country’s hopes and fears.”...

China’s Ebola Vaccine Enters Clinical Trials

Xinhua reports that a China-made Ebola vaccine has been approved for human testing. An Ebola vaccine developed by a military-tied research institute has been approved to enter...

100 Vietnamese Brides Disappear from Hebei Village

China currently has a gender ratio of 117 men to 100 women, leading men in rural areas of China to find brides from Vietnam and other countries in southeast Asia. This in turn has generated...

China Gets Even Colder for Reporters

The Chinese government’s control over domestic journalists has only intensified since Xi Jinping became president in 2012, and the country is now the world’s leading...

Amber Scorah on Leaving the Witness in Shanghai

Missionary work is illegal in China, and the government has recently toughened its response to proselytizing both clandestine and perceived. A Canadian couple living near the North...