A Five-Starred Red Flag, The education Hong Kongers say no to

Alia | September 8th, 2012 - 6:45 am
Political comics by Guangbiao

Amid growing protests in Hong Kong against brainwashing “national education,” a short story from the Chinese text book for third graders in mainland China titled ” A Five-Starred Red Flag” recently went viral. If it deserves protesting, it must be for being stupid not brainwashing.

What if your kid is born on Diaoyu Islands?

Alia | August 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 am
Japan 9

More telling than waves of anti-Japan protests and discussions of patriotism is a poll started on Sina Weibo. The question is “If your kid is born on Diaoyu Islands, which citizenship would you choose for her?”