A new Chinese elementary school textbook that teaches children about intercourse, homosexuality, menstruation and gender equality, has caused a stir on social medi in China. Although some criticize the book for its “graphic illustrations”, others are overjoyed with this bold step forward for sexual education in China.
Chinese newspaper People’s Daily published an article on Friday that called for a loosening of surrogacy bans. The article immediately stirred controversy among Chinese Weibo users.
It has been four years since violent anti-Japanese demonstrations erupted across China. Still hospitalized for his injuries, Xi’an resident Wang Jianli was attacked during the protests for driving a Japanese car. In a recent interview that has been going around Chinese social media, his wife blames Japan for their suffering. It was September 2012 when […]
A father raising over 290,000 US$ in donations for his sick daughter via Chinese social media triggered controversy after netizens revealed he did not actually need this money at all.
Shortly after a large-scale fake sanitary pad scandal has been exposed in China, state-run newspaper People’s Daily explains women how to correctly use menstrual pads and how to differentiate real from fake ones.
The sale of HIV testing kits in the vending machines of a college in Sichuan has sparked discussion among Weibo netizens. The number of Chinese college students contracting HIV/AIDS has surged in recent years.
New mothers struggling with breastfeeding problems increasingly turn to one of China’s many breastfeeding massage companies. But the myriad unskilled swindlers profiting from the unregulated booming breast-massaging business can seriously worsen the problems breastfeeding moms are facing.
The scandal revolving around Wei Zexi, the 21-year-old cancer patient who died after finding misleading treatment information on search engine Baidu, has uncovered a huge Chinese profit-driven healthcare market, in which Baidu and Putian Medical Group are running the show.
As new screenings that can predict if an unborn baby has Down syndrome are growing in popularity, they have also sparked debate across the world – mostly because their results can lead to parents choosing for abortion. But the ethical debate that has been so alive in many other countries seems practically non-existent in China, where Down syndrome seems to be slowly disappearing from society. Unborn babies with Down syndrome are allowed to be aborted to up to nine months of pregnancy.