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Who's Making China Look Ugly Now? Anger Over Zara's Ad Showing Freckle-faced Model Li Jingwen Only Puts Chinese People's Lack Of Confidence On Show
In the latest case, a new cosmetics advertisement for the Spanish fashion house Zara featuring a Chinese model has stirred up debate on the topic of "uglifying China". Since the ad "Beauty is Here" was released on Sina Weibo last week, a number of an
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Huang Xiangmo And Meng Wanzhou Today, Any Other Chinese Tomorrow?
According to Chinese tradition, the first day of the Lunar New Year is one of the most sacred occasions. It is when Chinese around the world gather with their loved ones to celebrate and pray for an auspicious year ahead. But the first day of the Yea
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Mikhy Farrera Brochez, American Man At Heart Of Singapore's HIV Data Scandal, Ran Hong Kong Centre For Special Needs Children
The American at the centre of Singapore's HIV data leak scandal ran education-related businesses in Hong Kong, charging as much as HK$8,000 for each assessment of a child with special needs, the South China Morning Post has found. Mikhy Farrera Broch