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China Essentials: Travel Tips & Discovering Shanghai

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 26
EDGE travel editor Matthew Wexler returns from China with a shortlist of how to prepare and what not to miss.

Animal Rights Activists Target China Dog Meat Festival

FOOD/DRINK | By Christopher Bodeen | Apr 4
Animal rights activists are seeking to shut down an annual summer dog meat festival in southern China blamed for blackening the country's international reputation as well as fueling extreme cruelty to canines and unhygienic food handling practices.

China's New Push to Dominate Movie Industry

MOVIES | Mar 10
A new international alliance could change what's showing at your local multiplex.

2016 Bucket List: Shanghai

INTERNATIONAL | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 20
Go east... Far East! EDGE's 2016 bucket list continues with our fifth installment: Shanghai, China.

China's First Domestic Violence Law Overlooks Gays

Activists largely welcomed China's first national anti-domestic violence law on Monday, although some criticized the apparent omissions of sexual violence and gay couples.

Glass Walkway Over China Canyon Cracks With Tourists On It

A glass walkway that hugs a cliff above a scenic canyon in central China was closed after cracks developed while dozens of tourists were walking on the newly built structure.

China Orders Heightened Safety After Deadly Stampede

Feb 16
China has ordered stepped-up safety measures over the Lunar New Year travel rush in the wake of terrorist threats and a December stampede in Shanghai that killed 36 people.

Chinese Activists Hope Victory Signal End to Gay Conversion

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 21
In the first ruling of its kind in China, a Beijing court said on Friday that a psychiatric counseling center was in the wrong when it attempted to cure a 30-year-old man of homosexuality with a mix of hypnosis and electric shocks.

Sexologist's Revelation Spurs Discussion in China

INTERNATIONAL | By Didi Tang | Dec 20
A leading Chinese sexologist's revelation that she's been living with a transgender man for 17 years has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely invisible and marginalized transgender community.

China Cans Beijing Independent Film Fest

MOVIES | By Didi Tang | Aug 23
Chinese authorities blocked an annual independent film festival from opening on Saturday, said organizers of an event that has become a rare and influential venue for critical voices.

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