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The Cousin of Shui-bian CHEN(陈水扁)Establishes “Communist Party of Republic of China” to Promote Reunification

| April 7th, 2009

 

From Global Times, Special Contributor in Taipei Reports (Xian ZHOU / 周先): Following the formal establishment of “Communist Party of Taiwan” last year, “Communist Party of Republic of China” was formally established last week and became the 147th Taiwan political party, the general secretary of “Communist Party of Republic of China” is Shuibian CHEN’s(陈水扁)cousin Tianfu CHEN(陈天福).

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Top 7 Chinese Social Celebrities (KOL)

| May 7th, 2016

Those celebrities get their success in China, and are strategic for Brands to target communities.

The most famous online Chinese celebrities

China has one of the most connected countries in the world with about ten times more Internet users than French population.

The concept of being an online celebrity and earning huge amount of revenue through Internet is widely known in western countries. For example, if we take YouTube there are self-made millionaires such as Michelle Phan, discovery of artists (Justin Bieber) or […]Read more…

KOL price are too high for most of Brands in China 

| July 14th, 2017

The Key Opinion Leader (KOL) or called the influencers have the wind in stern in China. These public figures are mainly present on the digital platforms and represent for companies a real opportunity to develop their activities.

In this article, we will introduce you to these new digital personalities and the interest of touching them to develop your business. However, the tendency to use a KOL for brand communication campaigns has a certain price …

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Chinese Worker at Foxconn Committed Suicide after iPhone Prototype was Missing

| July 22nd, 2009

[NetEase] July 16 morning Foxconn (in Shenzhen Baoan district) 25-year-old worker, Sun Danyong leapt from his apartment, a 12 story building to his death. Before this, he was in charge of the 16 Apple iPhone prototypes and one of them was missing. Therefore Sun was under company’s investigation. On the 18th Sun’s university classmate said, during the investigation Sun was illegally searched, detained and also physically abused.

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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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Mistress forces corrupted official to accept bribes with tears in his eyes

| February 1st, 2010

From Guangzhou Daily:

Another corrupted official fell off the horse because of his mistress. Zhen City former deputy secretary, deputy director of the People’s Congress party, Qiu Huosheng was charged with bribery of 1.05 million yuan and stood trial yesterday at Guangzhou Intermediate People’s Court. During the trial, Qiu said the reason of him taking bribery was because his mistress Ms. Han was blackmailing him, 0.98 million yuan of the dirty money all went into the mistress’ pocket.

60-year-old Qiu Huosheng was […]Read more…

Mainland visitors eating on Hong Kong train causes huge fight

| January 21st, 2012

Recently, a dispute between Mainland visitors and Hong Kong residents caused by Mainland visitors eating on a Hong Kong MTR train was captured on video.  Video was then viewed extensively on the Internet and caused heated discussions amongst Hong Kong and Mainland netizens.

This video captured the incident happened on January 15, 2012, on a Hong Kong MTR (Mass Transit Railway) East Rail line train departing from Hung Hom, Hong Kong to Luohu, Shenzhen, Guangdong.  Carrying their luggage, eight Mainland visitors […]Read more…

Original winnowing pan paintings by Chinese Bouyei ethnic group

| September 11th, 2010

Usually winnowing pans are used to separate grains, corns off their chafes or to hold dried vegetable, dried fish and the like for airing purpose. But in a rural small village called Du Zai (渡寨) in Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, people add a little artistic touch to this plain bamboo tool. To them, winnowing pans are best framed canvas on which they translate their love and passion for life into vibrant arts.

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Want to escape the end of the world? Ticket for Noah’s Ark 2012 sold on Taobao

| December 24th, 2011

From Information Times:

In the movie 2012, Dec 21st is the end of the world. On this special day, mountains fall down, earth crack, landslides and tsunamis are everywhere. In the movie, Chinese people made a Noah’s Ark in Tibet and only government officials and rich people in the world can afford the tickets. But in Taobao(www.taobao.com), a Chinese online shopping web, you can buy a Noah’s Ark ticket of 1 billion Euros with only 3 RMB (less than $0.5). It […]Read more…

Guangzhou cancels free rides, giving out transport subsidies instead

| November 8th, 2010

(Netease) Guangzhou City Government announced on November 6, 2010: Starting from November 8, Monday, the subway, bus and ferry which were made free in the beginning of the month for the Asian Games are going to resume to paid system. Instead, transportation subsidy will be given. The detailed measures are as follows:

1. Starting from the 8th, the Guangzhou City public transportation metro, bus (including ferry) and the subway Guangfo line resume to the paid system.

2. The ten districts in Guangzhou, […]Read more…

A college graduate drifter’s confession letter to his peasant worker father

| January 9th, 2010

These days, a post titled “A college graduate drifter’s confession letter to his peasant worker father” on MOP triggered heated discussions. Poster named “I am a little cat” (我是小猫猫一个) just graduated from college almost for a year. His monthly salary is one thousand yuan (=150 USD) which is less than his peasant worker father’s, so he had been lying to his family about his life… Many netizens related to him and said “You are not lonely”; “Whether you have money […]Read more…

Blood and tears of childhood behind gold medals

| August 21st, 2012

From IFeng:

At the London Olympics games, post 90s generation shined.  However, what is not known behind the gold medals is a childhood filled with blood and tears.  Look at these little faces with tears, hands and feet covered in scars, worn exercise bars and training pants, do you feel the pain?

Little body not yet fully developed being forcefully stepped on everyday.

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Youth Festival requires middle school students to kneel down for parents

| May 7th, 2011

May 4th is Youth Day in China. This special festival is supposed for youth to memorize and celebrate the May 4th movement which was conducted by youth and was a turning point in China’s democratic revolution.

But a special youth ceremony was held a couple of days earlier in Guangdong Experimental Middle School. All the second grade students were asked to kneel down for their parents. Many students said it was the first time they do such things.

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Teenage boys rob hotel to buy girlfriends iPhone

| February 11th, 2012

What a sensation has Apple created to China? There is a “3rd apple” theory on the Internet explaining the craziness  in a funny way – “The 1st apple had tempted Eve into Serpent’s conspiracy and opened up human’s eyes to good and bad; the 2nd apple had inspired Isaac Newton to discover the law of universal gravitation; and the 3rd apple, brought Chinese worship of face, pretentiousness, and machiavellianism to full play.”

Exaggerating maybe, but we do hear news every now […]Read more…

Valentine’s Day E-Marriage Proposal Guarantees to Woo your Lover

| February 12th, 2009

Valentine’s Day is near, it should not cost you a fortune to woo your lover or even propose for marriage. A Chinese netizen shares her love note that she got from her "husband". He gets her head over heels; she gets every Chinese girl envious and jealous.

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