Will non-violent revenge become the new norm in China to fight social injustice?

Alia | August 12th, 2013 - 3:36 am
The judges in the elevator in the hotel

Three judges were sacked after a video clip of them seeking prostitutes were posted online by a whistleblower who has been following them for a year. Such non-violent sleuthing offers a new possibility for the wronged in China.

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.

New hope for poor guys in China: Down payment of a 100-sq-meter apt in Beijing costs only 208 times of sperm donation

Alia | September 7th, 2012 - 2:31 am

Not many netiznes are up to sperm for houses, they have their eyes on another luxury – iPhone 5 is on its way and sperm donation is a way better choice than selling kidney.

No longer silent: Sexual harassment case by renowned high school teacher in Shanghai exposed 15 years later

Alia | June 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm

A group of fathers told stories of how they were sexually harassed by a nationally renowned physics teacher at high school 15 years ago. The news has stirred county-side discussion of sexual harassment in schools in China.

Tree house spotted in Shanghai…and then demolished by local authority

Alia | April 14th, 2012 - 11:37 pm

A 60-year-old man in Shanghai built a two-floor, one-bedroom, balcony-surrounded, plumbing and power-ready tree house, which was now demolished by local authorities.

Top 20 most affluent cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen not on list

Alia | March 30th, 2012 - 4:24 am
Rich city in China map

Last week, China County Economic Research Bureau released the 2010 China County Relative Affluence Level Map which lays out the relative affluence level of each city in China. Neither Beijing nor Shanghai is on the list of China’s most affluent cities.

Shanghai International Adult Products Expo kicks off

Alia | March 19th, 2012 - 4:25 am
Sex expo13

The 9th Shanghai International Adult Products Expo kicked off on March 18…with pole dancers and adult movie stars from Japan.

Middle aged woman pole dances on Shanghai subway in hope to find a husband

Alia | March 17th, 2012 - 2:52 pm
pole dance beijing

Immediately after finishingdancing, she pulled out a banner in Chinese and English that read “Looking for Mr. Right. No age limit. Needs to be mature, reliable, considerate and loving. I love man with a good heart.”

Shanghai Red Cross’ 10,000 yuan meal under fire

Alia | April 17th, 2011 - 6:26 am

A receipt of a meal that cost as much as 9859 yuan from Shanghai Luan District Red Cross was exposed online and stirred waves of criticism from netizens. It was reported that the meal was for 17 staff and expenses were not from “donations”.