Infographic: China’s Internet is a giant shopping mall

Alia | February 28th, 2013 - 8:58 pm

In 2013, the total online sales in China is expected to reach $265 billion, exceeding all other countries including the US. China has 242 million online shoppers, accounting for about 40% of its entire population.

A look back at China’s National Party Congress since 1992, with different keywords

Alia | November 9th, 2012 - 6:28 am

A look back at keywords used in opening speeches at China’s National Party Congresses since 1992 gives a refreshing view on how yesterday’s report, as well as today’s China, is different from two decades ago.

Who are the Chinese Communist Party?

Alia | November 7th, 2012 - 3:52 am

In China, approximately one out of fifteen is a party member. When blaming the corrupt Party for China’s problems, no one exactly has their party-member family members or friends in mind. But at the end of day, what these millions of party members do determines what the Party and China looks like.

Infographic: Chinese internet users’ different online behaviors and values by city tiers

Alia | May 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm
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Different online behaviors and value sets embraced by internet users from difference city tiers in China are mapped along scales of group vs. individual and virtual vs. reality.

Infographic: Who are China’s Leftover Women, How are They Doing and Why are They Left?

Alia | April 26th, 2012 - 12:18 am
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Earlier March,, China’s leading online dating website, released its first 2012 research report, “Confession of a leftover woman”. The report opens a door to the minds of China’s leftover women.

Infographic: How much do multinational companies reply on China’s market for revenue?

Alia | April 23rd, 2012 - 2:07 am
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The answer may disappoint many – to a lot of multinational companies, China is still a relatively small market.

Infographic: Apps ripped off by Tencent, China’s tech copycat empire

Alia | April 16th, 2012 - 11:47 pm

Every iPhone or Andriod app that Tencent has copied is put side by side in an infographic. The amazing thing is that Tencent’s copycats oftentimes rank higher than the original in app store.

How much does it cost to die in China?

Alia | March 29th, 2012 - 6:08 pm
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Too much news on how much it takes to live in China, let’s see the price tag of death in China for a change.

Chinese netizens’ double standard towards copyright – Online poll

Alia | March 28th, 2011 - 3:30 am

Baidu, China’s biggest search engine, is under fire for copyright violation. The call for copyright protection received almost universal support from netizens. Yet, when the government cracked down P2P websites like BT China and VeryCD, Chinese netizens responded with anger and criticism. In the case of Baidu, they seem to turn pro-copyright overnight.