No longer silent: Sexual harassment case by renowned high school teacher in Shanghai exposed 15 years later

Alia | June 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm

A group of fathers told stories of how they were sexually harassed by a nationally renowned physics teacher at high school 15 years ago. The news has stirred county-side discussion of sexual harassment in schools in China.

Another Yao Jiaxin? Female driver stripped naked to block ambulance after hitting a mom with daughter

Alia | June 26th, 2012 - 9:27 pm

Alleged female driver in Shandong stripped naked to block the rescue process after a car accident that resulted in the death of a young girl. Could this be another Yao JIaxin case?

Family inflicted with late-term abortion called traitors

Alia | June 25th, 2012 - 9:19 pm

The family of the woman who was forced to abort a 7-month-old baby was labeled as “traitors” by villagers hired by local government for accepting interviews by foreign press. only days after China Daily called lower-level Party cadres to mind the international implications of their handling of domestic issues.

The wrath of Chinese netizens: Journalist resigned for joking about China’s first woman astronaut

Alia | June 22nd, 2012 - 1:27 am
Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut

Justice done or lack of freedom of speech?

Chinese netizens pissed by their government’s $43bn offer to IMF: “We are living a Third World life.”

Alia | June 21st, 2012 - 6:05 am

Yesterday, China offered $43 billion to IMF’s crissi war chest. Chinese netizens described the move as “feeding strangers while you yourself is starving.”

Hu showed some love for his country at G20? Did he or did he not?

Alia | June 20th, 2012 - 12:19 am

An image of Chinese President Hu Jintao at a G20 group photo shooting scene touched the hearts of thousand of netizens. But did they give their hearts out too soon?

The curious case of a man arrested for downloading porn and its link with a local police-marfia scandal

Alia | June 19th, 2012 - 10:53 pm

A man in Jilin was detained 15 days and fined 3,000 yuan ($471) for downloading pornographic videos to his home computer. It was found later that the reason behind his punishment may be a mafia-posing-on-police-car photo and a “corrupted to the bone” police officer.

Promotional slogans of the One-child policy in China’s countryside

Alia | June 18th, 2012 - 2:39 am

To maintain low birth rate and meet statistic requirements, local family planning officials in China’s countryside have tried their best to come up with catchy slogans. Here is a sample of these promotion slogans.

Are you a survivor of China’s one-child policy?

Alia | June 15th, 2012 - 2:58 am

Tianya, China’s most active BBS, started a discussion yesterday, calling for people to share their stories of how they’ve survived forced abortions under China’s one-child policy.

Special-supply food exclusively for astronauts angered Chinese netizens

Alia | June 14th, 2012 - 4:35 am

In a country realing from toxic-food scandals and at a time when pretty much nothing is 100% safe to eat, a piece of news on exclusive organic food supply, no matter for government officials or for astronauts, will surely spark fury.