Both microblogging giants—Twitter in the West and Sina Weibo in China—have become bastions of global social-media culture. But compared to the relatively free atmosphere of online expression enjoyed by more than 300 million Tweeters, there are widespread reports among Sina Weibo’s 140 million users that site administrators sometimes delete entire strings of posts.
Within the narrow alleys of Beijing’s historic Mao’er neighborhood, a wine bar with chic, minimalistic décor stands out amid gray stone facades. Wine 26 Twin Anchor is the second venture from Wang Ye Qing, 30, who is part of a new generation of Chinese wine entrepreneurs.
The Chinese government’s labyrinthine international adoption procedures, involving elaborate paperwork and hefty fees, have led an increasing number of Austin couples to explore a relatively new option for growing their families from China – adopting a child with special needs.