The fall of China’s ex-security chief from “You know who” to “Comrade no more”

For a very long time, Zhou was practically China’s Lord Voldemort, the “You know who.” But the taboo to utter his name was broken yesterday.

The fall of China’s ex-security chief from “You know who” to “Comrade no more” The fall of China’s ex-security chief from “You know who” to “Comrade no more”

The story of two movies: Tiny times on the continent

The coming-of-age stories of the post-80s generation is a story of modern China. Han and Guo, as the faces of this generation, are two telling examples of this generation is likely to shape their country in years to come.

The story of two movies: Tiny times on the continent The story of two movies: Tiny times on the continent

What food safety? When in China, Do as the Chinese do

"If KFC, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Subway, Burger King and Starbucks all have food safety issues in China, and only in China, then there must be something wrong with China.”

What food safety? When in China, Do as the Chinese do What food safety? When in China, Do as the Chinese do

Wall propaganda 2.0: The new face of Chinese villages

Slogans exhorting the one-child policy have stuck on the walls of Chinese villages for decades before gradually fading away. In its place, China’s tech companies have painted a new future for rural China,

Wall propaganda 2.0: The new face of Chinese villages Wall propaganda 2.0: The new face of Chinese villages

The “wisdom” of China’s corrupt

In China, hypocrisy always goes hand in hand with corruption.

The “wisdom” of China’s corrupt The “wisdom” of China’s corrupt

The World Cup is hurting relationships in China

“We are house-wives. We don’t want to be angry and dissatisfied World Cup-wives.”

The World Cup is hurting relationships in China The World Cup is hurting relationships in China

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The fall of China’s ex-security chief from “You know who” to “Comrade no more”

July 30th, 2014

For a very long time, Zhou was practically China’s Lord Voldemort, the “You know who.” But the taboo to utter his name was broken yesterday.

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The story of two movies: Tiny times on the continent

July 30th, 2014

The coming-of-age stories of the post-80s generation is a story of modern China. Han and Guo, as the faces of this generation, are two telling examples of this generation is likely to shape their country in years to come.

Full list of brands impacted by the scandal

What food safety? When in China, Do as the Chinese do

July 21st, 2014

“If KFC, McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Subway, Burger King and Starbucks all have food safety issues in China, and only in China, then there must be something wrong with China.”

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Wall propaganda 2.0: The new face of Chinese villages

July 16th, 2014

Slogans exhorting the one-child policy have stuck on the walls of Chinese villages for decades before gradually fading away. In its place, China’s tech companies have painted a new future for rural China,

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The “wisdom” of China’s corrupt

July 13th, 2014

In China, hypocrisy always goes hand in hand with corruption.

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The World Cup is hurting relationships in China

July 8th, 2014

“We are house-wives. We don’t want to be angry and dissatisfied World Cup-wives.”

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Why China’s anti-graft war may eventually fail

July 2nd, 2014

Many people believe that the current sweeping anti-graft campaign will eventually hit a dead end: “Without reforming the political system, all anti-graft campaigns are but a redistribution of power.”

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Microsoft’s chatbot Xiaobing, banned on Wechat, makes a viral comeback on Weibo

June 25th, 2014

Posting questions to Xiaobing by @ing her on Weibo has become a viral game. Chinese netizens seem to be very much amused by the way she speaks.

Televised self-criticism

Chinese netizens question officials’ sincerity at self-criticism sessions

June 24th, 2014

“As an ordinary citizen, I’d rather see officials have legal education sessions to learn about the country’s laws, rather than superficial criticism and self-criticism meetings.”

Li and the Queen

Chinese netizens on PM Li Keqiang’s visit to Britain: “History repeats itself.”

June 19th, 2014

Many Chinese netizens called the visit “the work of the wheel of life”, with China, the once “humiliated” Middle Kingdom, and Britain, the once “sun never sets” empire, swapped their positions.