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.
Recent online attacks towards Taiwanese singer Deserts Chang and Hong Kong pop star Deric Wan are a perfect example of how Chinese netizens can easily swing between left and right when it comes to politics.
On one hand, Beijing proposed to reduce the value of English in college admission. On the other, Chinese version of spelling bee competition tops TV ratings. Could the current backlash against English be a part of Xi Jinping’s great revival of Chineseness?
In the eyes of many Chinese, Gatsby is a typical tuhao with instant money who spends to impress. Love for the bling and flashy is tuaho’s signature. Wealth and the action of showing off wealth are their ID.
As Beijing’s anti-rumor campaign targeted at celebrity bloggers spins on, more and more verified accounts are seeking to “un-V” themselves in the hopes of keeping off the radar and to get a little bit more room to speak their minds online.
Several recent posts on Weibo by legal organs revealed that tensions between China’s central government and its local ones are as manifest today as during historical times. Many netizens called the posts an act of “rebellion.”
Ling Ling’s father has his own way of calculating the value of a college education: “A job is a good job as long as it pays well. Even collecting and selling waste is better than getting a college degree.
Many netizens, after reading the live feed of trail proceedings of the Bo Xilai case, thought that Bo outperformed both his lawyers and the prosecutor, successfully presenting himself as a logical, eloquent and capable official.
Exploitative mass tourism, which is an important industry in regions known for ethnic tensions such as Tibet and Xinjiang (Uyghur), is creating some fundamental distrust between local people and pouring Han tourists.