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In China and India, men outnumber women on a massive scale. The consequences are far-reaching. - Washington Post
ho will never find wives and only rarely have sex. China’s official one-child policy, in effect from 1979 to 2015, was a huge factor in creating this i
culture  gender  china 
6 hours ago by zero1infinity
Kuora: The Opium Wars and China's Century of National Humiliation - SupChina
Upset by the inability to export opium to China, Britain went to war. After the Qing court sued for peace, China was forced to sign the Treaty of Nanjing, the first of many of the so-called "Unequal Treaties." This one ceded, among other things, Hong Kong island to the British, and opened up a number of "treaty ports" where British would be allowed to trade and take up residence. For China, it was the beginning of what would become known as the "Century of National Humiliation."
china  history  imperialism 
6 hours ago by zesteur
Airship | Homemade in China: Crazy DIY inventions, in pictures - News
Farmer Shi Songbo from Shangqiu city, Henan province, said that he has always had a fascination with flight and really wanted to try it for himself. To do this, Shi spent 300,000 yuan (about £30,000) crafting a 23-metre-long, 10-metre-tall airship...
telegraph  photo  china  technology  fun  in-pictures 
18 hours ago by ndf
China’s $1 Billion White Elephant - Bloomberg
Each year roughly 60,000 ships vital to the global economy sail through the Indian Ocean past a Chinese-operated port on the southern tip of Sri Lanka. Almost none of them stop to unload cargo.
port  container  maritime  srilanka  china 
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