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More Than Skin Deep: Chinese Youth Increasingly Favor Plastic Surgery

February 29, 2012


To us Chinese, “face” (mianzi, 面子) is something we will fight to death to preserve. “Giving face” (geimianzi, 给面子), or showing respect, is expected in any social interaction. On the other hand, “losing face” (diumianzi, 丢面子) is perhaps one of the most disastrous things that can happen to a Chinese in a social setting. Yes, […]

Girls Just Want to Have Jobs!

December 11, 2011


The Southern Weekend (Nanfang Zhoumo), a progressive magazine in China, is conducting a poll live on its website, asking its readers whether they have been discrimination in job search and employment. Almost 10 thousand readers responded as of today and 84.47% of the respondents said that they have experienced employment discrimination in various forms. The most […]