China’s is a country where it’s not a crime for a man to rape another man, but illegal for women to write about gay romance.
China’s crackdown on online rumors looks increasingly like an act of a rumormonger calling, “Stop, rumormonger!”
Compared with the American eagle and the Russian bear who occasionally show off their muscles, China acts more like a timid and harmless rabbit on the international stage.
“China’s monopolistic telecom market is what turns us consumers into slaves.”
This celebrity affair is literally the most viral story since the start of Weibo. It’s also a showdown by social media that traditional media need to reflect on their business models.
“No matter how poor the motherland is, we will keep feeding you [Taiwan people] tea eggs.”
While most Chinese netizens take an onlooker position at the on-going protests in Taiwan, they are much angrier at a few Taiwan stars who openly voiced support for protesters and publicly showed disparage of mainland audiences.
Many believe that China should thank Russia for being “a shield” that has prevented China from being a targeted “rival” of the West.
“Seeing how the missing Malaysian flight has been reported in the news confirms once again that China doesn’t have ‘news’, but only propaganda.”
Wechat met the inevitable censors yesterday when a number of public accounts known for liberal political views were reported to be deleted without forewarning.