Edition Jan 302021

Society

Useless Edison apologizes for making an “invention” that replicates an ancient torture device

by Phoebe Zhang

Photo: SCMP/Warton Li

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Edition Jan 302021

Society

Aching hopelessness: Nobody was there to help a young man falling through the cracks of Chinese society 

by Qin Chen

Photo: Illustration: Inkstone/Tom Leung

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Edition Jan 302021

Tech

Chinese people are fed up with widespread use of facial recognition technology

by Masha Borak

Photo: AFP/Nicolas Asfouri

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Edition Jan 302021

Society

Two firings put China’s extreme work culture under the microscope

by Phoebe Zhang

Photo: Illustration/Tom Leung

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Edition Jan 302021

Politics

Communist party official fired after slapping staff in public

by Echo Xie

Photo: Bloomberg/Qilai Shen

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Edition Jan 302021

China

Boy in China throws firecracker into manhole, causing explosion

by Wynn Wang

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