Chinese netizens question the necessity of school military training after reports of fight, suicide and death

A series of reports of military-trainings-going-wrong has ignited a national debate about whether China still needs compulsory school military training.

Chinese netizens question the necessity of school military training after reports of fight, suicide and death Chinese netizens question the necessity of school military training after reports of fight, suicide and death

Out of the transgender closet: From national moral model to trans woman

On August 14, Liu Ting, who’ve received titles like “China Moral Model,” “China Filial Piety Model” and “Pride of Zhejiang,” announced in a press conference that he has decided to become a woman.

Out of the transgender closet: From national moral model to trans woman Out of the transgender closet: From national moral model to trans woman

Will new TV series on Deng Xiaoping crack light into some of the black holes in contemporary Chinese history?

Mini-series Deng Xiaoping at History’s Crossroad made it first debut last Friday. Could it be a sign that China’s Communist Party is ready to lift the veil over some of the country’s darkest moments in contemporary history?

Will new TV series on Deng Xiaoping crack light into some of the black holes in contemporary Chinese history? Will new TV series on Deng Xiaoping crack light into some of the black holes in contemporary Chinese history?

China’s propaganda war over a bowl of muddy water noodles

China’s soldiers may still cook with unfiltered water in the field in 2014, but the Chinese people surely won’t accept “unfiltered” in-your-face propaganda any more.

China’s propaganda war over a bowl of muddy water noodles China’s propaganda war over a bowl of muddy water noodles

Heavy media takedown of Guo Meimei angers Chinese netizens

“Are these state media nuts? Why the hell do they give Guo more media attention than those earthquake victims?”

Heavy media takedown of Guo Meimei angers Chinese netizens Heavy media takedown of Guo Meimei angers Chinese netizens

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”

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Chinese netizens question the necessity of school military training after reports of fight, suicide and death

August 27th, 2014

A series of reports of military-trainings-going-wrong has ignited a national debate about whether China still needs compulsory school military training.

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Out of the transgender closet: From national moral model to trans woman

August 25th, 2014

On August 14, Liu Ting, who’ve received titles like “China Moral Model,” “China Filial Piety Model” and “Pride of Zhejiang,” announced in a press conference that he has decided to become a woman.

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Will new TV series on Deng Xiaoping crack light into some of the black holes in contemporary Chinese history?

August 13th, 2014

Mini-series Deng Xiaoping at History’s Crossroad made it first debut last Friday. Could it be a sign that China’s Communist Party is ready to lift the veil over some of the country’s darkest moments in contemporary history?

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China’s propaganda war over a bowl of muddy water noodles

August 6th, 2014

China’s soldiers may still cook with unfiltered water in the field in 2014, but the Chinese people surely won’t accept “unfiltered” in-your-face propaganda any more.

Guo in televised confession

Heavy media takedown of Guo Meimei angers Chinese netizens

August 4th, 2014

“Are these state media nuts? Why the hell do they give Guo more media attention than those earthquake victims?”

Zhou

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.