Why US ambassador to China Gary Locke resigns, according to Chinese netizens

Alia | November 21st, 2013 - 5:39 am

Locke is like a mirror, reflecting the true faces of officials in China. At the same time, he is a window, through which the Chinese people are given a chance to get a taste of the American way of being an official.

Why some Chinese netizens are happy about the 6000 dead pigs floating in Shanghai river

Alia | March 12th, 2013 - 10:32 pm

Since last week, some 5916 swine carcasses have been found floating in Huangpu River, but many Chiense netizens managed to find the silver lining. Compared with actual eating pork from dead pigs, they’d rather see them floating.

The colorful waters of China

Alia | February 20th, 2013 - 5:29 am

A picture is worth a thousand words. Tencent News recently put together a picture essay of the severity of water pollution in China.

China’s controversial philanthropist Chen Guangbiao to sell canned fresh air

Alia | August 14th, 2012 - 1:58 am

Chen Guangbiao, China’s most high-profile philanthropist and CEO of Huangpu Recycling Resources Co. LTD, will set up boutiques in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to sell canned fresh air starting September 17 at 4 to 5 yuan per can.