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U.S. January automobile sales declined to lowest point in 27 years, lower than China for the first time

| February 5th, 2009

From NetEast, similar article from USA Today U.S. 2009 January automobile sales were lowered by 37.1%, it is the lowest ever in 27 years, sales for the first time is lower than China.

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Foreigners in China: Is there really an expat exodus?

| June 18th, 2014

From SmartIntern:

2013 saw several high profile foreigners exit China, with three of them, Marc Van Der Chijs, Charlie Custer, and Mark Kitto, penning articles explaining “Why I’m leaving China”. These articles, combined with record pollution in Beijing, sparked talk of an Expat Exodus from China. A year and a half later, we at SmartIntern were curious- is there really an Expat Exodus? What follows is our attempt to find out..

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Video: Hostage taking man shot dead in Chongqing

| October 28th, 2009

 

 

Police released the film details of the kidnapper that was killed by police in Chongqing.

[Video] On October 26th, Chongqing Shapingba district police station received a phone call reporting a crime. Police quickly rushed to the scene and found a middle-aged woman named Zhen lying in a pool of blood. She had been stabbed multiple times.

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Merchant hangs dogs to death as protest in a relocation dispute

| October 14th, 2011

From ifeng and others:

In the morning of October 11th, people in Shenzhen Buji road near Shenhui road were stunned to see two dogs were hung from windows in a building and alongside were banners that said, "If cornered, even a dead dogs will jump off the building (“死狗急也跳楼”, adapted from a Chinese idiom "狗急会跳墙", literally means that a cornered dog will leap over the wall. The idiom means a man driven to desperation can do anything.) The incident seemed to […]Read more…

American wife divorces China’s famous English teacher, requesting 8 homes as property settlement

| August 12th, 2012

A while ago, we posted the news about China’s famous English teacher beats his American wife, a famous Chinese celebrity Li Yang was exposed in a scandal of domestic violence.  Now his wife Kim is filing for divorce and requesting 8 homes as property settlement, and 50,000 RMB as compensation for emotional damage .

From Jinghua.cn:

Yesterday morning, at around 8:30, Kim walked towards the court crowded by several girls. The girls wore black T-shirt and had paints on their face, looking […]Read more…

Hong Kong full page ad against mainland pregnant women

| February 2nd, 2012

Apple Daily as a renowned Hong Kong newspaper put up a full page print ad on Feb 1st protesting aggressively against the surge of mainland pregnant women in Hong Kong. On top of the background of a locust overlooking the Victoria Harbor, the ad rolled out with the headline “Hong Kong people have had enough” followed by angry content protesting against the invasion of mainland pregnant women into Hong Kong and urged the Hong Kong […]Read more…

China’s "Naked Marriage" prove not all brides demand premarital payout

| May 17th, 2013

Popular Chinese TV series ‘Naked Wedding’ (literally ‘Naked Marriage Era’) explores the rising ‘naked marriage’ trend in China.

Media stories about Chinese marriage trends read like an endless refrain on the subject of materialism. In last few years, reports by NPR, the Telegraph, the National, and the New York Times have focused on the enormous financial transactions that precede the nuptials of China’s younger, materialistic generation and keep its poor men single. Tales of staggering dowries and “bride prices” depict couples […]Read more…

Chinese Poker: a beginner’s guide

| December 5th, 2018

Every single day millions of people all around the world settle down for a game of poker  -in casinos, in bars and, more and more today, online too. There are also a huge number of different types of poker that they play from the most popular Texas Hold’em to more obscure versions of the game.

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How to Identify Fake Chicken Eggs

| April 24th, 2009

Not long ago people discovered fake chicken eggs being produced and sold in China. So if you are in China be very careful buying eggs, don’t buy the fake ones! This post from 39Net teaches you how to identify fake chicken eggs from the real ones.

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Top resources to learn Mandarin Chinese as recommended by 50 top bloggers

| April 21st, 2015

If you are contemplating learning Mandarin Chinese, there are so many resources available these days and all sorts of media to use—but what really are the best ways to start learning the language or the best tools to use? In order to answer these questions, we decided to ask some experts for help so, recently, using our blog Learn Mandarin Now, we contacted 50+ bloggers and asked them about the resources they prefer to use to learn Mandarin. We […]Read more…

Man lies to parents about studying in UK for 6 years, spends 6 million

| October 21st, 2011

Beijing Morning post reported (via Netease): a man has been living in Beijing for long time, but his parents far away in Jiangsu Province thought he was studying at Oxford University. For 6 years, parents sent him over 6 million yuan. But now, he spent all 6 million yuan and also owed another 400,000 yuan to the loan sharks. Parents finally found out the truth, he had nothing to say but to threaten to commit suicide. Yesterday, he finally gave […]Read more…

Memo of health incidents in 2010

| December 15th, 2010

From Southern Metropolis Weekly:

The cruel reality reminds us that we are in the environment of “man-made illnesses”. What can we do? How do we break out?

 

 

January

January 7, over 30 dialysis patients were infected with hepatitis C virus in Anqing City, Anhui Province.  January 11, 16 people were infected in Shou County.

January 22, in Guangzhou, a junior high school boy got meningitis after injection of flu vaccine.

January 25, 18 pregnant women in Shantou city were infected with disease-causing bacteria, led to […]Read more…

3 top Chinese social media news this week

| December 12th, 2016

Here are this week’s three hottest news of Chinese social media

Aliporn : Alipay New App is Turning into Hook-up Tool

Source Sixth Tone

Alipay handles the payment system of Alibaba but it also launches entertaining applications and service every once in a while. Recently Alipay launched an application which allows it users to post content including images and videos to 21 different circles. This app is called as “circles”. 18 of these 21 circles are public and everyone can post content in […]Read more…

Viral Videos: 2011 week 1

| January 3rd, 2011

Dancing teenagers

This videos has over 3 millions viewers now. These kids right now even have nick name on the Internet. They are called Bro. School Uniform. So here is Bro. School Uniform’s performance:

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