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.
The shocking footage of a woman playing on her phone while her 4-year-old son drowned in the pool just a few meters behind her has sparked discussions on the dangers of being a ‘smartphone addict’ (低头族).
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.
The birth of an infant with physical abnormalities, despite recurrent prenatal screenings, has sparked discussions on Chinese social media. A running investigation will reveal whether the hospital can be held accountable.
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.
Chinese media and social media users are creating more awareness on guide dogs and service dog etiquette in China. But with very few available assistance dogs and many misconceptions about them, there are a lot of hurdles to overcome for guide dogs to become more common in the PRC.
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.