Zeng Yuli

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Zeng Yuli is a freelance writer focusing on Chinese youth culture.

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2017/09/06 | Zeng Yuli

Why Young Chinese Are Crazy About Online Stickers

Web-savvy ’90s kids are defying social etiquette — and internet controls — with a barrage of self-created, sarcastic stickers.

2017/08/06 | Zeng Yuli

‘Save Our Boys’: China’s Made-up Masculinity Crisis

Critics, parents and educators all claim that China’s school boys aren’t manly enough, without seeing the gender bias in their arguments.

2017/07/23 | Zeng Yuli

China’s Love-Hate Relationship with Traditional Matchmaking

Youngsters shun the superstition and discrimination of older marriage brokers, yet have few other chances to find suitable partners.

2017/07/03 | Zeng Yuli

Why Are China’s Old and Young at Each Other’s Throats?

Too often China's youth-dominated online culture dismisses the country’s elderly as grumpy old men and women.

2017/06/30 | Zeng Yuli

Turn Off, Drop Out: Why Young Chinese Are Abandoning Ambition

As the economy slows and social expectations rise, Chinese youngsters are rejecting traditional notions of success and embracing a culture known as ‘sang.’