Video of Mentally Ill Woman Chained in Shack Stirs Anger in China

Public discussion of mental illness has grown in recent years, but in rural areas, resources and acceptance are still limited.

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In China, Bragging About Your Wealth Can Get You Censored

Online posts by users showing off their receipts, over-ordering food or scattering money have been deemed vulgar. Regulators say such content leads young people astray.

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Why Bragging About Your Wealth In China Can Get You Censored

Online posts by users showing off their receipts, over-ordering food or scattering money have been deemed vulgar. Regulators say such content leads young people astray.

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How TikTok Keeps You Watching

It’s the most successful video app in the world. Our columnist has obtained an internal company document that offers a new level of detail about how the algorithm works.

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Man Whose Attack on Ex-Wife Was Livestreamed Gets Death Penalty in China

The case riveted the public’s attention in China and spotlighted the patchy enforcement of the country’s law against domestic violence.

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China’s Internet Antitrust Push Leads to Corporate Clashes

Internet companies are using the threat of government action as a cudgel against rivals. That could make the Communist Party the ultimate arbiter over the industry.

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Her Abuse Was a ‘Family Matter,’ Until It Went Live

The grisly death of a farmer, whose attack was streamed online, has shocked China, with many asking why the legal system failed to protect her.

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