This week, our source was Southern Weekly, where we came across this mind bending look into the use of ecommerce platforms to sell fruits and produce, and all the ways around it.

From Southern Weekend’s Gao Yizhen

Linyi county is one of the biggest fruit producing regions in China. In April 2018, it was dubbed a “slow-selling” zone online. On the screen, mountains of apples piled up, tree branches were savagely cut to the ground, and fruit farmers were in tears.

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Heather Mowbray translates economics and social interest stories from her loft in the Beijing hutongs, where she's lived for a decade. She is training to be an interpreter so she can finally interact with...