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Living on a shoestring can be fun, so long as you have the right guide.

For many of China’s 10,000 protected areas, conservation has come second to economic development for decades. A new national park pilot project attempts to reverse this trend and establish a system that puts nature first

Our contributor wanted to play in a band. She nearly ended up as a backing dancer.

A brother and sister in Guangdong Province fled to their uncle's house after reportedly enduring seven years of abuse by their parents' hand. Chinese netizens clamored for a change to the country's laws that experts say do little to protect abused children

A national digital platform monitoring voluntary initiatives will be in place by 2020, according to the central government.

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Who Pays the Price? As more local governments cut employer contributions to social insurance funds in order to boost struggling businesses, employees worry they will ultimately foot the billWho Pays the Price? As more local governments cut employer contributions to social insurance funds in order to boost struggling businesses, employees worry they will ultimately foot the bill

Chen Xiwen, one of China’s most prominent specialists on rural affairs, strongly opposes recent proposals to overturn China’s land ownership system and allow urbanites to buy the rural residential land left unattended by migrant workers

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Authorities are cracking down harder on people who sell doctors’ appointment slots, but with massive financial incentives and minimal legal ramifications, systemic changes are needed to squash the scalpers

Chronic seasonal blood shortages have created a huge black market for blood across China. NewsChina investigates

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