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    The world’s most popular gay dating app is made in China
    The world’s most popular gay dating app is made in China
    BUSINESS

    The world’s most popular gay dating app is made in China

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    Inside China’s five-star confinement hotel
    Inside China’s five-star confinement hotel
    SOCIETY

    Inside China’s five-star confinement hotel

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    Zoe Chen
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    Chinese culture dictates that mothers confine themselves indoors for a month after giving birth.

    Known as the “sitting month,” it’s meant to give the mother time to recuperate, and the baby time to grow strong.

    According to tradition, some mothers don't shower, wash their hair, or even brush their teeth for the month, and will not venture outdoors.

    In a modern, five-star twist on an age-old tradition, Chinese mothers pay up to $11,000 a month to stay at this luxury Shanghai "sitting center.”

     

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    ZOE CHEN
    ZOE CHEN
    Zoe is a video journalist at Inkstone. Previously, she was a video journalist and producer for BBC Chinese and BBC News in Beijing.

    Canadian hospital sues birth tourist mom for unpaid million-dollar bill
    Canadian hospital sues birth tourist mom for unpaid million-dollar bill
    HEALTH

    Canadian hospital sues birth tourist mom for unpaid million-dollar bill

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