A daily digest of the top China stories.
Director’s plagiarism background may have gotten his movie pulled in China
Guo Jingming was ordered to issue a public apology after being accused of plagiarism in 2003. He didn't apologize until the final day of 2020.
Covid-19 causes health problems six months later: study
A new study from China found that coronavirus patients experienced fatigue, shortness of breath and kidney problems six months after being discharged from the hospital.
Eye doctor calls stabbing ‘pleasant surprise’
Tao Yong is unlikely to ever perform surgery again because of a stabbing that left his hand crippled. But the doctor wants to move on and help people see again.
The primary election that resulted in Hong Kong’s national security mass arrests
Hong Kong’s national security unit arrested 53 former lawmakers and activists on Wednesday. Here is the event that prompted the arrests.
Chinese company fines workers who take more than one bathroom break
A Chinese company was fed up with people playing on their phones while in the bathroom, so they are fining employees who visit the restroom more than once during an 8-hour shift.
‘Touching fish’ becomes unusual work philosophy of China’s Gen Z
China’s Generation Z are encouraging fellow citizens to slack off at work to protest against a culture of working long hours.