Vice governor of Guizhou province draws fire online for speaking his mind

Alia | July 29th, 2013 - 4:36 am

Chen Xiaoming, vice governor of Guizhou province who runs a “star government official Weibo account” hit his first wall of public outcry after calling those who “don’t love their own country” “scum”.

Cultural Revolution 3.0? “Firmly support CCP Central Committee” becomes new internet meme

Alia | April 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm
A loyal thong

Chinese media are busy chanting loyalty oath to CCP after the fall of Bo Xilai, which makes “firmly support CCP Central Committee” the new internet meme. Such large scale of loyalty pledges remind many netizens of Cultural Revolution, the exact thing CCP accused Bo of.

Chinese netizens: “What if it wasn’t a Briton?”

Alia | April 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am

Regarding the breaking news of Bo Xilai and his wife, Chinese netizens were asking, “What if it was a Chinese, instead of a Briton, that was killed?”

Paper cranes, from token of good wishes to online trolls by Chinese netiznes

Alia | April 7th, 2011 - 5:37 am

Paper cranes, a traditional Japanese token of good wishes, are transformed by Chinese netizens. This new breed of paper cranes with legs may look creepy, but also funny as hell.

Palace-like government buildings across China – Netizens’ reaction

Alia | March 20th, 2011 - 2:18 am

A series of pictures online exposed super luxurious government buildings across China, including those in poor and rural areas. Netizens responded with anger and condemnation of corruption.

Chinese netizens are roaring loud with !!!

Alia | March 15th, 2011 - 7:30 am

China’s popular social media such Kainxin001, Renren, Sina Weibo, Douban and several major BBS have been flooded with posts in a new writing style, the roaring style. To master the style is simple: be emotional, start the title with “you cannot afford to hurt XXX”, use rhetorical questions ending with “isn’t it true” and tons of “ah” and “!!!!!!!!”.

Tuesday, Feb, 22nd, (2/22/2) The 2 Day for the retarded in China

Alia | February 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 am

Since today is Tuesday, Feb, 22nd in China, literally 2,22,2, four 2s. Chinese netizens call today the Day of 2 and are ready for a celebration. How? That depends. All these young Chinese need is another excuse to let loose and have fun.