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Chinese daredevil rooftopping star falls 62 storeys to his death

BEIJING: A Chinese rooftopping star fell to his death while performing a stunt last month, local media has reported. Chinese police confirmed that Wu Yongning fell to his death in November from the 62-storey Huayuan Centre in Hunan, The Beijing News reported on Monday (Dec 11). Rooftopping is...

Sensitive Word of the Week: Low-end Population

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and ...