Once upon a time, the Communist Party of China fought for democracy

Alia | October 14th, 2014 - 5:04 pm
Protest in HK now

The Communist Part of China was once itself a fighter for democracy. Talking about someone who has become what he hates? That’s exactly the case with CPC.

More than phallic People’s Daily

Alia | October 14th, 2013 - 2:16 am
@晓玲有话说 on Weibo

What it looks like when select landmarks in Beijing and Shanghai are put together.

Jike.com, the Chinese government backed search engine you’ve never heard of…until this week

Alia | February 19th, 2013 - 5:25 am
Jike's landing page

It’s funded by the Chinese government. Its CEO is Deng Yaping, former world ping-pong champion. Kai-Fu Lee, former president of Google China, was banned from Weibo for criticizing it. Chinese netizens couldn’t help but ask: “Is all the drama a publicity stunt?”