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霾单(mái dān )Haze bill

The bill that Chinese residents have to pay for fighting against the worsening air pollution. According to the latest figures released by taobao.com, the country's e-commerce giant, Chinese netizens have spent a whopping 870 million yuan ($1.43 million) buying masks and air purifiers to battle smothering haze and fog.[......]

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蹭奶族 (cèng nǎi zú )

New mothers who have trouble producing enough breast milk and so feed their own babies with the milk of female friends and colleagues who are also lactating. Experts have warned that the practice of sharing breast milk is unhygienic and risks transmitting infectious diseases to the infant.[......]

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