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2017/08/22 | Tao Anli

A Remote Ethnic Group in China Torn Between Tradition and Modernity

Poverty relief efforts targeting Yunnan’s native Mang population have improved lives but attuned youngsters to their isolated, stifling existence.

2017/08/20 | Ni Dandan

Can Tax Breaks Boost Private Health Insurance in China?

National tax incentives have produced a surge in inquiries, but eligible policies hold little appeal for most individuals.

2017/08/16 | Dai Wangyun

China’s New Mothers Look to Both Science and Superstition

Increased access to modern medicine has not stopped women in China from embracing traditional rules, taboos and superstitions after birth.

2017/08/10 | Wanning Sun

From Mao to TV Health Shows: The Changing Chain of Command Facing China's Elderly

Having lived through the Maoist decades when the Party-state told them how to live their private lives, senior citizens are now learning to become self-governing subjects, writes Wanning Sun.

2017/08/09 | Shannon Lin

The Last of Taiwan's 'Blind Masseurs'

'Blind massage' was first introduced to Taiwan by the Japanese during the colonial era. More than 100 years later, signs for blind massage parlors remain a common sight in the underground malls and streets of Taiwan but the number of masseurs is declining.

2017/08/09 | Vincent Koen

How to Ensure China's Elderly are Not Poor

Progress with reform across a whole range of areas is needed, including health care, so that citizens can live longer active lives and avoid falling into poverty once they retire, writes Vincent Koen.