Cao Xinyu

Opinion Writer
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Crowdfunding merits scrutiny

A father in Sichuan Province carried his 4-year-old daughter on a street while holding a sign, saying that he would give his daughter to whoever offered money to save his sick son.
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Ghostwriters profit from piles of homework

As the summer holiday draws to an end, many students may pull all-nighters to finish their homework. Some may be so desperate as to pay others to have their homework done.
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Banish B site's baneful subtitles

China Central Television named and shamed Bilibili, also known as B site, a popular video streaming platform, for the huge amount of inappropriate content it hosted.
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So much to learn so soon

Some training institutions in Shanghai require preschoolers to master a minimum 3,000 Chinese characters, numeracy skills to ensure their admission to elite private primary schools
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Leash your dogs, please!

Last Saturday a 13-year-old boy was attacked by an unlicensed and off-leash German shepherd in his neighborhood in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.
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Vanity projects in a poor county

Local government in Rucheng county spent 48 million yuan (US$7 million) on a plaza, while some of its residents still do not have access to electricity.
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Criminalize parental negligence

On Monday, the 8-year-old twin girls who had travelled from Beijing with their mother were found drowned at a beach in Qingdao, Shandong Province.
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Save kids from mimicking cartoons

An 8-year-old girl in Chengdu fell to her death while trying to climb down a rope from a sixth floor window. She was mimicking a stunt from the popular Chinese cartoon Boonie Bears
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Standardized pushcarts

A city management official in Zhouzhi County of Xi'an, ordered over 20 vendors from a local night market to purchase pushcarts from a designated stainless steel shop.
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A hotbed of disinformation

Both rumor and fraud are eminently preventable. And for individuals, perhaps the best advice is to take any sensational allegations with a grain of salt.
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