Many Chinese people, now more than ever, hold the belief that China is China because of its billions of individuals. And their takeaway from Li Na’s victory is that individuals can challenge the state, and that they don’t always lose.
“I don’t approve of businessmen doing non-business stuff. As entrepreneurs, our core responsibility is to run our businesses. It’s also wrong for the media and the liberals to force businessmen into going after ‘the truth.’”
2013 is a year of transition for China, politically, economically and socially. Offbeat China, in its second year of publishing, witnessed another 12 months of ups and downs in the middle kingdom with its readers.
Fathers’ roles in the family, especially when it comes to child caring, has been put in the limelight in the past few weeks after a reality show called “Where Are We Going, Dad?” became the latest hit in China.