A Caixin staff reporter by Lan Fang. This article was initially posted in Caixin.
It’s a hot and gluey midsummer time in a tiny town along the Chang River within the eastern province of Jiangxi. Probably the most spot that is popular as you’re watching local grocery in which a few women are playing mahjong as kids chase each other around.
Sitting individually are two women, whispering. With darker complexions, much much deeper attention sockets, and thicker lips, they look distinctive through the locals. One of them wears a pair of high-heeled footwear, a brief T-shirt and tight jeans, away from destination using the greater conventional environment that is local.