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Old 26 June 2018, 11:31 PM
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China Chinese college teaches female students to be "perfect"

At a college in southern China, Duan Fengyan is studying to be an accountant. She is also getting lessons in how to be a woman in the time of President Xi Jinping.

In a course launched in March, not long after China abolished presidential term limits, Zhen*jiang College and the All-China Women’s Federation have been teaching female students how to dress, pour tea and sit just so — all in the name of Xi’s “new era.”

“You must sit on the front two-thirds of the chair — you cannot occupy the whole chair,” said Duan, 21, demonstrating. “Now, hold in your belly, relax your shoulders, legs together, shoulders up.”
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Old 27 June 2018, 01:10 AM
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They're trying to corner the market from Switzerland, then?

(I can't read the article without subscribing since I've run out of free articles, so I don't know if it addresses that...)
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