China’s Christmas village produces 60% of the world’s Christmas ornaments

Alia | December 24th, 2014 - 2:59 pm

It’s red everywhere: red paints dripping on the floor, red color splashed on the wall, red dust in the air. This is China’s “Christmas village” in the southern town of Yiwu, Zhejiang province, thousands of miles away from the North Pole.

Chinese netizens reinvented red propaganda posters

Alia | December 3rd, 2014 - 9:51 pm
"Ladies, we are not available for dating"

The current meme of reinventing red propaganda posters is part of this sub-culture of retro arts.

A day in life of a Cartier-shopping beggar in China

Alia | September 16th, 2014 - 10:38 pm

While most beggars beg to survive, some entrepreneurial beggars in China have turned panhandling into a low-cost, high-yield business.

“Bitches, welcome to college!” Back to school in China

Alia | September 3rd, 2014 - 2:48 am

Today, welcoming slogans targeted at freshmen go extremely personal

Shandong University students’ movie-inspired graduation photos are funny and gay

Alia | June 19th, 2014 - 3:37 am

Posing after movie and TV show posters, students from Shandong University (SDU) put on a show for a wider audience.

Loaded leg-gun is China’s new Internet meme

Alia | June 15th, 2014 - 9:25 pm
The original dance

While its meaning is open for interpretation, the original pose was actually from a 2010 group dance performance titled “The Vow” by dancing students from China’s Hunan University.

“Hello, beautiful!” says Chinese president Xi Jinping in official cartoon

Alia | March 10th, 2014 - 6:25 pm
14, website of Phoenix TV, a pro-Beijing TV broadcaster based in Hong Kong, featured a total of 6 comic strips of Xi Jingping: Uncle Xi’s Cartoon.

Young Chinese man’s sweet life with his anime girlfriend went viral

Alia | February 21st, 2014 - 2:10 am

Most of the posts on his Weibo pages consist of a picture of some real-life scene, in which a hand-drawn girl with specially designed outfits and gestures catered to each scene is photoshopped in.

“Steamed buns store” now a song in ode to Chinese president Xi Jinping

Alia | January 23rd, 2014 - 9:17 pm

The song is said to be “simple and low key” and “full of passion and positivity.” Enjoy the music video!

Chinese mom urged her son to go home for Spring Festival…on an Australian newspaper

Alia | January 16th, 2014 - 4:35 am

Earlier this week, an eager Chinese mom bought a whole page of ad on Chinese Melbourne Daily to post a letter to her oversea son, calling him to go home.