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Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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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.” Daddy Xi A nickname for Chinese president Xi Jinping, Xi dada “习大大,” or literally “Xi Big Big” first originated on China’s Weibo microblog last year. The moniker, which can also be taken

December 18, 2014 5:13 PM

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 the human test stage, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) General Logistics Department announced Thursday. The restructured vaccine, developed by the Academy of Military Medical

December 18, 2014 5:09 PM

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