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Chinese people’s complex feeling toward Japan’s catastrophe

| March 20th, 2011

Source: MOP

The current catastrophe in Japan is all over the news in China now. It is so predominant that the earthquake in the country’s southern city Yunnan province was eclipsed to some extent. However, behind the attention is Chinese people’s different and mixed attitude toward this tragedy in Japan.

While most people expressing their concern and empathy to the people in Japan in various forms, voice of different opinion are not any weaker.

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Xili Bro, the vagabond of mix-and-match, reunited with family after 10 years

| March 7th, 2010

Xili Bro is with his family finally, after 0ver 10 years of separation. Gone is the days when he has to drift on the streets, feeding from foods in garbage, and more importantly being teased  as amusement. This post is a throughout introduction about this seek-after figure on Chinese Internet.

Xili Bro(犀利哥), or Brother Sharp, a name netizens give to a cool looking vagabond appearing on the streets in Ningbo, generates overwhelming discussions for the last few […]Read more…

Top 10 Chinese tourists’ bad behaviors

| June 25th, 2016

Chinese tourists’ bad behaviors are nowadays famous all around the world.

Chinese tourists have been getting a bad rap overseas. China is the biggest outbound market and more than 120 million Chinese people went to travel abroad. The market is so prosperous that people want to attract more and more Chinese tourists. They are also high spenders and thus, a very lucrative market in the international scene. However, the volume makes it more difficult to not stumble upon some, let’s say, […]Read more…

“Father, I was arrested in Dongguan!” — Scammers using Dongguan prostitution sting to steal money

| February 13th, 2014

Scammers are being quick to capitalize on the publicity of the huge prostitution raid in Dongguan, Guangdong on February 9. Messages are spreading from people claiming to be sons who were been arrested in the city and need money to get released. To those Chinese fathers out there who might have received such a message, you can relax: It’s (probably) not true.

Chinese Securities Net reported:

After the police launched a massive “eliminate yellow” raid on the sex industry of Dongguan, a […]Read more…

Jackie Chan questioned for empty promise of donation to rebuild school

| September 4th, 2010

Jackie Chan always seems to be in the center of the controversies. He had just caused uproar with his Twitter statement of “Support for Filipino Police” post the Manila Incident and became the “Disgrace of Hong Kong” (香港之耻). Now he is questioned for his empty promise of a donation to rebuild Beichuan Middle School after the 2008 Wenchun earthquake.

[Hong Kong “WenWei Po” May 12, 2009]

(Netease) On September 1, 2010, the new Beichuan Middle School is officially open for the […]Read more…

How a highway chase ends in China, writing self-criticisms

| December 17th, 2010

(Netease) Sichuan Online reported on December 16, on the night of December 14, 4 drivers, Yin, Zhou, Zhang and Zhu each drove their newly bought Lamborghini, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and two Porsche 911s and past a traffic police on duty. The Lamborghini also did not hang the license plate. Highway traffic police sent two police cars and eventually caught all four speeders. The police conducted a 3-hour security warning education and ordered them to each write a self-criticism.

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CCTV commentator caught bad-mouthing Olympics athletes during broadcast

| August 17th, 2012

From KN58:

Zhang Mengmeng, a pretty commentator on CCTV was trapped in the “bad-mouthing scandal” during her commentating of the Olympics diving competition. Zhang Mengmeng made fun of several famous foreign athletes of being either abnormal or homosexual. This incident triggered controversy on the internet. Some netizens suspected that it is because Zhang forgot to turn off the microphone while bad mouthing the athletes in a private conversation. CCTV has not yet made any comments on it.

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Han Han’s speech in Xiamen University: Why China cannot be a cultural power

| May 20th, 2010

Hello, everybody. It’s the second time I am in Xiamen, the air’s clean, no wonder everybody likes to walk.

Just now, when Mr. Deng mentioned something about patriotism, two lines came in my mind, not from me though, from others. The first one  is “patriotism is the last sanctuary for scumbags”, and the second one is “the real patriotism is to protect the country from any kinds of persecutions by the government”.

Today I’ve prepared for the speech, I brought a script, […]Read more…

China Does Not Need iPhone

| March 30th, 2009

From NetEast

Recently, China Unicom CEO Chang Xiaobing (常小兵) while attending IT leaders’ summit in Shenzhen said the rumor of China Unicom is currently about to reach an agreement on a deal with Apple is not accurate. China Unicom is still negotiating with Apple on the deal however the negotiation could succeed or fail.

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Brother Scorn becomes famous on the Internet, following Five Stripe Boy

| May 9th, 2011

From Netease | Translated by Roy | Edited by Key

“There is a pair of eyes rolled behind every Five Stripe Boy”. “Five Stripe Boy” (五道杠少年) Huang Yibo incident had a new attraction. In some pictures of Huang Yibo studying in the classroom, a classmate of his sitting behind was looking at him scornfully with his lips curled. “Brother Scorn” became popular on the internet and was soon photo-shopped to various images. Netizens called him “the most real boy”. The video […]Read more…

Lost college backpackers rescued, netizens angry

| April 7th, 2011

"Lǘ yoǔ 驴友", literally means donkey friend, is a new Chinese word that refers to backpackers as it sounds like "旅游" (lǚyoú) – travel. More and more people like to be called "Lǘ yoǔ" because it’s a fashionable way to travel and can indicate they belong to a new generation of travelers. But Recently a news post titled "Director of the Public Security Bureau sheds tears when 39 trapped climbers rescued" has caused a heated discussion online and made […]Read more…

Harvard graduate Julie’s Petitioning in China

| December 16th, 2009

Petitioning in the People’s Republic of China, also known as letters and calls, in Chinese as xìnfǎng(信访);  or shàngfǎng(上访), is the administrative system for hearing complaints and grievances from individuals. Under the system, State Bureau for Letters and Calls (国家信访局) and local bureaus of letters and calls (“petitioning bureaus”) are commissioned to receive letters, calls, and visits from individuals or groups on suggestions, complaints, and grievances. The officers then channel the issues to respective departments and monitor the progress of […]Read more…

Free 6 month Sailfish VPN accounts giveaway

| September 10th, 2011

Here we go again, we are giving away free VPN accounts again so you can enjoy accessing the internet freely, especially if you are in China… Sailfish VPN is offering 20 accounts of 6 month subscriptions.  That’s half year of free VPN. If you already have access since you are able to access ChinaHush, then do it for a friend, tell them about it or enter to win one for them.

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Friedman predicts China Won’t Dominate the 21st Century

| April 29th, 2009

From Yahoo Finance: Here is an interesting interview by Aaron Task with George Friedman, founder of STARTFOR and author of “The Next 100 Years”.  He predicts China will not dominate the 21st Century,

instead it is more likely being overpowered by other countries like Japan.

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Cities with the highest housing inflation in 2013

| March 11th, 2014

Housing prices continue to rise quickly in China. According to data from City House.cn, 14 major cities experienced increases of over 10% in the price of housing from February 2013 to February 2014.

Some of those increases happened in the usual places: Beijing, already the most expensive city in China, experienced a 14.6% increase, and the coastal city of Xiamen experienced a 15.1% increase, the fourth highest for the year.

Other hot markets are less well known: Langfang, Hebei province; Liuzhou, Guangxi; […]Read more…