Jiayang Fan

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In China, some so-called “mistress dispellers” are paid tens of thousands of dollars to break up affairs.

'Mistress dispellers' become big business in China

In China, some so-called “mistress dispellers” are paid tens of thousands of dollars to break up affairs.

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This week in L.A., a Chinese-born teenager named Xinlei Zhang was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a gang attack.

Inside the World of China’s “Golden Generation”

This week in L.A., a Chinese-born teenager named Xinlei Zhang was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in a gang attack.

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