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David Paulk 波大卫
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Bill Bishop 13h
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David Paulk 波大卫 13h
53 people, including high-ranking employees and government officials, have been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison over a chemical factory explosion in eastern China last year that killed 78 and injured hundreds more.
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David Paulk 波大卫 23h
“After 35 long, nameless years, it was the first time Dezliangz had heard her name called out.” Kudos to Kevin, , and for making this remarkable story accessible to English readers.
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John McDermott Nov 27
Fascinating: "By the end of May, the number of active users on Alibaba from South Africa was up over 130% year-over-year, while those from Egypt had increased 100%"
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
A powerful student-led protest against a Chinese university’s move to quietly reinstate a professor accused of tormenting a graduate student, leading to his suicide, is sweeping across social media and attracting national support. reports:
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
The university in Harbin said the student’s message to “remind” the dorm supervisor not to celebrate was “out of kindness,” adding that the school “doesn’t encourage ‘foreign festivals’ and strongly prohibits religious activities on campus.”
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
Low-hanging fruit thread:
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
For the uninitiated, Jamal and Wanda have celebrated Thanksgiving together every year since 2016 because of one wrong-number text message. More content like this, please 💕
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
Replying to @JDMayger
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
I hope she at least offered you some!
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
Replying to @davidpaulk
He also lashed out at the CUHK students by describing them as feiqing (废青), or “trash youth” — a phrase often used derisively against Hong Kong’s young protesters.
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
Physics Prof Becomes Butt of Criticism Over Lewd Black Hole Joke After suggesting that a star’s final stage bears similarity to a certain part of the human anatomy, renowned physicist Li Miao was hit with a wave of student-led backlash.
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
Overheard : “I think our industry may be the only one in which the phrase ‘Cool story, bro’ is regularly used unironically.”
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 27
Huawei Doesn’t Want to Make Cars, Just the Tech That Drives Them “Everything in Huawei’s vision is related to smartphones, and a car is just a phone on four wheels,” an executive at the company told .
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 26
The Chinese editor of translated work by an obscure Russian writer is imploring the “fan army” of actor to stop posting copy-paste reviews of her book on Douban. Story by & :
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 26
Replying to @DandanNee
“It seems the pandemic is getting worse (in Ukraine). I can’t sleep thinking about my own child being over there,” said Wen Xiaoqi, whose daughter was born in Kyiv last month. “Only people like us, who have children stranded abroad, dare to board international flights right now.”
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 26
Replying to @DandanNee
“Thousands of parents of surrogate children have formed groups on WeChat and QQ, where they share news on the latest visa policy updates, flight information, and coronavirus infection numbers. While some have managed to retrieve their children, many are still unable to do so.”
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 26
Many Chinese parents pay foreign surrogates to have their children. But with global travel networks severed during the pandemic, hundreds — possibly thousands — of those infants are now trapped overseas. Story by & Zhang Shiyu:
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 26
Replying to @PekingMike
Such a classic.
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David Paulk 波大卫 Nov 26
Chinese trains can be cacophonous carriages of bawling babies, barking-loud phone calls, and mobile games and videos played at full volume, but a new rule may put an end to unwanted disturbances for some passengers. Story by :
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