CCTV host Chai Jing labeled a “traitor” for giving birth in the US

Alia | February 19th, 2014 - 3:54 am

Giving birth in the US is the new original sin in China.

Why Chinese netizens are rooting for China’s sin city

Alia | February 11th, 2014 - 12:07 am
Sex workers line up with price tags

“These sex workers know much better of how to serve the people, and with much higher work ethics than our government officials.”

Chinese rock star Cui Jian hailed for saying no to state meida’s 2014 lunar new year show

Alia | January 19th, 2014 - 12:38 am
Cover of Nothing to My Name

“To see Cui Jian to perform at the new year gala is like to hear that your first love has become a prostitute.”

CCTV interviewed Chinese on streets: “What is patriotism?”

Alia | October 8th, 2013 - 3:09 am

Faced with polluted air and water, tainted foods and power abuse from corrupt officials on a daily basis, most Chinese find it hard to put patriotism into action.

Seeing too much coverage on Sandy, Chinese netizens call CCTV a stooge of the US

Alia | October 31st, 2012 - 1:24 am

After being overwhelmed by CCTV’s coverage on Sandy, Chinese netizens called it “the conscience of the US” – that is the polite way of saying it. The impolite way is “CCTV is a stooge of the US.”

Landmark in Suzhou mocked as giant long johns becomes new Photoshop meme

Alia | September 4th, 2012 - 7:03 pm

The Oriental Gate scheduled to put into use in 2013 in Suzhou has been under fire recently on the Chinese internet for its controversial design. Netizens gave it the name “giant long johns” to pair with the “big boxer shorts” CCTV building in Beijing.

I wish I could live in Xinwen Lianbo (CCTV News)

Alia | August 23rd, 2012 - 3:17 am

There has long been a popular saying on the Chinese Internet “I wish I could live in world depicted by Xinwen Lianbo.” Below is a letter supposing written by a netizen that explains in detail why such a wish exists.

Michelangelo’s David got censored: No marble junk for CCTV viewers

Alia | July 9th, 2012 - 4:31 pm

3D boobs are not alone…

Live the Chinese life depicted in CCTV news

Alia | April 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm

“I used to want to live the life depicted in fancy advertisings, now I want to live the life depicted in CCTV news.”