Torrential rains in southern China kill at least 25 people, impact millions of residents

Torrential rains in southern China have killed at least 25 people, impacted millions of residents and caused billions of yuan in economic losses, as the country grapples with increasingly devastating flood seasons fueled by climate change. In recent weeks, heavy rainfall has triggered severe flooding and landslides in large swathes of southern China, damaging homes, […]


Chinese tea shop chain apologises for making sexist slogans, calling women ‘bargains’

A popular Chinese tea shop chain apologised for a range of cups and teabags sporting sexist slogans, after they sparked widespread outrage. Modern China Tea Shop, based in southern China’s Hunan province, was selling tea bags captioned with “the mouth says no but the body says yes,” and “my dear, I want you.” One mug […]