Alibaba V Chinese government: Dawn of anti-counterfeiting

The Chinese consumers are backing Taobao in its war with the government.

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13-year-old Chinese girl forced mom to abort second child

In many cultures, in rare cases would a child strongly oppose the idea of having siblings. But the issue is a very real one in China – resistant to a second child among families’ first child.

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

It’s red everywhere: red paint 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.

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Chinese netizens reinvented red propaganda posters

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

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China’s rising army of voluntary “5 mao”

“We proactively do what professional 5 maos do, but out of our own will.”

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In China, small potatoes corrupt big

"Nothing is impossible in China when it comes to corruption."

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“Weibo is for Paris, Wechat is for Hong Kong”

September 30th, 2014

The unfolding events happening in Hong Kong right now officially mark the death of Weibo and the rise of Wechat as China’s most popular social media platform, for both friends’ updates and breaking news.

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The fall of a media titan

September 28th, 2014

“The golden age of liberal media in China is over.”

The 8-person team that rang the bell

Who rang Alibaba’s IPO opening bell?

September 22nd, 2014

8 customers, instead of Jack Ma, rang the opening bell of Alibaba’s historical IPO last Friday. Putting a human face behind these individual successes will help someone outside of China understand why Alibaba is such a big deal.

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

September 16th, 2014

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

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Is China’s army ready to win a modern war?

September 11th, 2014

Are China’s current military forces ready to fight a war with Japan? The answer is most definitely yes.

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Could China’s anti-Japan propaganda hurt Alibaba’s image at home?

September 9th, 2014

The realization that the biggest shareholder of their “national hero” is a Japanese company left many feel cheated. “Shall we boycott Alibaba?” Many netizens asked.

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Hong Kong may find unexpected support from mainland netizens for its fight for democracy

September 3rd, 2014

Mainland netizens may not speak with Hong Kong’s interest in their minds, but the quest for more political freedom is universal.

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

September 3rd, 2014

Today, welcoming slogans targeted at freshmen go extremely personal

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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.