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June 2016 Issue | by Wang Siqian | Medical Profiteering

HIJACKING HEALTH

Authorities are cracking down harder on people who sell doctors’ appointment slots, but with massive financial incentives and minimal legal ramifications, systemic changes are needed to squash the scalpers

June 2016 Issue | by Wu Ziru, Du Guodong | School Districts

ROUGH TRADE

Parents in the Chinese capital rush to buy expensive homes in top school districts regardless of their quality, or even the guarantee of placement in a decent school

June 2016 Issue | by Wang Sijing | Internet Celebrities

The Busi-ness of Online Stardom

A new group of Internet stars is emerging in China – its members are cultivated by “celebrity incubators” to quickly garner fame and use it to push self-branded products. Just as quickly, they are becoming undeniable contenders in online markets

June 2016 Issue | by Liu Danqing | Zhang Huoding

Lone Star

Zhang Huoding’s intense discipline and talent propelled her to opera greatness, making her a bright star in a fading firmament

June 2016 Issue | by Rong Xiaoqing | Sent-down Youth

Facing Suf-fering

During the Cultural Revolution, millions of urban youth were sent to labor in the countryside for “re-education.” Almost 40 years later, two of them wrote a cantata about the experience that has since reverberated around the world

June 2016 Issue | by Li Jia | Yu Miaojie

TRADE TALK

In an academic area lacking Chinese representation, a Chinese economist is building an international reputation by deftly deciphering China’s global economic role. NewsChina talks with him about his research and what the country can do to spur growth

June 2016 Issue | by Francesca Triggs | Charming Kenting

SPRING BREAK!

In the damp Taiwanese winter, experience one of Asia’s best beach parties in the island’s still-tropical south

June 2016 Issue | by News China Magazine

China by Numbers - June 2016

June 2016 Issue | by Olivia Contini | flavor of the month

Bamboozled

June 2016 Issue | by News China Magazine

ON A WORLD STAGE

June 2016 Issue | by Lilja Saeboe

Don’t Fence Me In

If nature is a right in Norway, it is an industry in China

June 2016 Issue | by Jozette Allan

Tricks of the Trade

Surely the mics we were wearing would pick up the sound of me singing complete gobbledegook?

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