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Jissbon condoms sued for posing as foreign brand

| February 28th, 2011

From Netease: Translated by Echo

Content abstract: The condom manufacturer Jissbon was sued for posing as foreign brand to deceive customers. This case was tried in Guangzhou Tianhe People’s Court on Feb. 25th. Mr. Zhang, the plaintiff said that Jissbon claimed to be a UK brand while it was actually a domestic company that was registered by Wuhan Jissbon Health Products Co., Ltd in China. Mr. Zhang believes it is fraud and he demands a double refund of payment for Jissbon […]Read more…

Spring Festival fireworks celebrations should continue

| February 2nd, 2014

Lantern Festival 2011 was the day I arrived in China for the first time. I was dazzled that night, by the fireworks and firecrackers exploding in every alleyway as I walked down the streets of Nanjing, a study abroad student fresh off the plane.

So it is with disappointment that I read that Shanghai and other cities might ban the use of fireworks this Spring Festival if the air quality is too poor.

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The Ugly Scenes of the Regimental Commander’s Wife at Mogao Caves

| October 9th, 2009

[Netease] Scene 1: October 6th 11:30 am (day six of the National Holiday), in the crowded tourist attraction – Mogao Caves when a middle age lady was touching the thousand-year-old Western Xia Dynasty cave painting with her hands, she was stopped by the 19-year-old commentator. The old lady was furious and left. But she came back almost immediately followed by two huge guys, walking straight towards the brave commentator who told her to “not touching the cave painting”. Two […]Read more…

Football juggling? Piece of tofu

| July 18th, 2010

The scene took place in a wet market of Taizhou City, Jiangsu Province, where an middle age woman showing off her skills in juggling tofu nice and easy. While the tofu was bouncing up and down her arms, back, chest and knee, she still managed to do a little commentary: “Come come everybody, see how auntie juggles tofu. “ “Be gentle, and relax thoroughly.” “Just like shadowboxing, use […]Read more…

Ever seen a mistress going to work this early?

| March 28th, 2010

Ernai: 二奶 [èrnǎi] – kept woman; second wife; mistress Xiaosan: 小三 [xiǎosān]: Another name for kept woman, mistress. Literally “little three”, three being the third person in the relationship. Interchangeable with Ernai.

From Creaders:

On the micro blogs I saw this story: going to work, riding in coworker’s car in early morning, when waiting for a red light, there was a “Cayenne” next to us. It was a beautiful girl, so I rolled down the window and […]Read more…

14 Year Old School Girl Sent as “Birthday Present” to be Raped

| August 6th, 2009

[wccdaily] 14 year old school girl Sisi’s (not her real name) nightmare: she was stopped by two strangers (girls) in front of the school and forced to be taken to a guy’s house. Sisi never thought the strangers (girls) “gave” her away as a “birthday present” to a man. Sisi was raped. When her parents found out about it they reported this crime to the police, finally in July of this year the criminals were brought to the court. Yesterday, […]Read more…

What does Google’s return to the Mainland mean for China’s Internet?

| January 5th, 2016

Google is the defacto search engine in almost all countries in the world, however it’s presence is nearly non-existent in China presently. After a brief foray into the Chinese market from 2005 -2010, Google decided to shutter it’s China operations, citing conflict with Chinese government censors. Google, along with all it’s other services (including Gmail,  Google Play Store, Youtube, Google Maps, etc), is blocked in China and can only be reached with the use of a Virtual Private Network (VPN).

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Chef spends 4000 yuan homemaking a knockoff Hummer

| December 8th, 2011

(From  Netease) Chinese folks have always had the self-entertaining mindset to compare little things to big renowned things even just for the slightest resemblance. We had a post last year talking about a homemade knockoff Lamborghini by a 25 years old guy. Recently a chef from Zigong City, Sichuan Province became famous on the Internet for spending only about 4000 yuan in designing and handcrafting what netizens called a knockoff “Hummer”.

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Freedur VPN subscription giveaways!

| January 14th, 2010

For those of you that are in China right now and need VPN software to access Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, (soon Google?) etc… or for some reason you just want to surf the internet anonymously or want to bypass SOME KIND OF FIREWALL, we are giving away 10 six month subscriptions of Freedur 2.1 VPN software for free! It will allow you to do all of that. And they are valued at 39.95 USD each!

To Participate in the drawing, all […]Read more…

Yao Ming’s injury, Chinese Blame “Quack Doctor”

| July 4th, 2009

When the news on Huston Rockets All star center Yao Ming’s (姚明) foot injury could keep him out of next season, and potentially end his career reached China whole country was sad and sorry to hear that. However Chinese sports writers directed the attentions to Houston Rockets’ team physician Tom Clanton. In this and “The truth about Rockets’ quack doctor who let the giant fall” author gave several reasons on how Clanton is a quack doctor that swindled many […]Read more…

China’s bizarre phenomena: buildings die unnaturally

| September 24th, 2010

As one of the most architectural productive country, China aggregates 2 billion m2 of new building area every year, consuming about 40% of the world’s concrete and steel. Many of these new steel and premium prefab buildings are constructed quickly due to advancements in technology rendering older models obsolete. However, on the flip side of the new building fever, there lie the rubbles and remains of other “older” buildings: people tear down four-star hotels to build five-star ones […]Read more…

Kindergartener stripped naked for playing with his penis

| June 10th, 2011

From GZ daily and Daily Sunshine

Yesterday morning, Tao Tao was not willing to go to kindergarten no matter how his parents persuaded him. Because one of the teachers took his pants off in front of the class to punish him for playing his penis. The president of the kindergarten has come to apologize for it and agreed to pay back all the tuition fees.

Tao Tao’s kindergarten has over 20 teachers with all the licenses and good qualifications. “Since this […]Read more…

Calculate how much your wife is worth

| May 28th, 2012

How much is your wife (girlfriend) worth? Recently many Chinese websites and forums had the following viral post, calculating the worth of a woman as a marriage partner base on a series of questions. Some netizens posted scores as high as 9500, but some as low as negative scores, thus crated fights between husbands and wives. Most men found it entertaining and just for fun, but women think marriage is not a product, cannot put a price on it. The […]Read more…

Cross-dressing boy entering singing contest, judges and viewers stunned

| May 3rd, 2010

“Super Boy” or ”Happy Boy”, inspired by UK show Pop idol, is a national singing contest in China for male contestants as a spin off the popular series “Super Girl” or “Happy Girl”. A 2010 Happy Boy southern division contestant Liu Zhu (刘著) are attracting more attentions recently because he went on the show looking just like a girl, wearing heavy makeup, pink stockings and high heels.

According to his Baidu wiki page, Liu Zhu was born in January 9, 1991, […]Read more…

Three foreigners hired as Chengguan volunteers in Hefei

| July 18th, 2012

From Sina:.

July 14, 2012, at Hefei, Jawad from Afghanistan, Prince from Central Africa and Qinbo from South Africa are patrolling the streets. On the same day, Hefei Xinghua Village street government hired three foreign friends as City Urban Administrative and Law Enforcement Bureau volunteers. After the simple letter of appointment issue ceremony, the three foreigners changed into Chengguan (City Urban Administrative and Law Enforcement Bureau) uniform, let by city management staff and started to experience “City Management Law Enforcement” work.

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