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World Donkey Day: Hong Kong’s unforeseen role in the donkey’s downfall

By Hannah Coogans Against the historical backdrop of Emperor Yongzheng’s Imperial court, a beautifully dressed concubine is offered a small ornate bowl filled with a strange soup and told ‘It’s your big day, My Lady…. The Imperial Kitchen sent you Shandong Ejiao.’ In this popular 2012 Chinese TV drama Empresses in the Palace, the emperor […]