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“Swimming Style” Survival

| June 9th, 2009

From Oriental Outlook: reporter: Dai Wenming (戴闻名)

Oxford University graduate Jerome Vaughan (方哲伦) came to Shanghai in 2002, in his mind was only “the Bund (外滩) skyline” which was just started to appear in the western newspapers at the time.

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How Many Foreigners are in Shanghai “Gold Rush”

| June 17th, 2009

From: June 2nd, 2009 “Oriental Outlook Magazine” Journalist Wenming DAI (戴闻名), Special Contributor Dan QIU (邱丹) | Reports in Shanghai

—Exclusive Interview with the director of Shanghai Municipal Foreign Employment Center, Mr. Hande SUN (孙汉德)

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Surrogate Pregnancy in China, Be Aware of Escort Girls

| September 9th, 2009

This article from nddaily talks about surrogate pregnancy (which is currently not legal in China) has already become commercialized in the Chinese society.  Being illegal yet with lack of regulations, many intermediary agencies are able to profit greatly from it.  Surrogate pregnancy in China today even evolved into impregnating by having sex with the volunteer which is questioned of being a sex transaction.  Many escort girls (sex workers) have started to join the profession of being surrogate mother because of […]Read more…

Female translator Zhang Lu becomes popular overnight

| March 20th, 2010

If you paid close attention to the Two Conferences (NPC and CPPCC), you must know who Zhang Lu (张璐) is. She was the female translator for Prime Minister Wen Jiabao at the meetings. Started just couple of days ago, her name was one of the most searched keywords on Google and Baidu. Was this accidental or inevitable? Does this girl becoming popular mean Chinese netizens are more and more concerned about the country, politics and current affairs? Did Zhang Lu’s […]Read more…

April 21st, China’s day of national mourning for victims in Yushu earthquake

| April 21st, 2010

 

7:49 a.m. on April 14th, Yushu Tibetan autonomous region of Qinghai Province (33.1N, 96.7S, located on the east of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau at an average elevation of 4493.4 meters) was shaken by an earthquake of MS 7.1, resulting in 2064 dead, 175 missing and 12135 injured of which 1434 are of severe condition, as calculated by 5 p.m. April 20th.

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Post-90 Girl Shows Affection, but Boy asks for Sex – A Recorded Phone Conversation Heats up Chinese Internet

| April 17th, 2009

From MSN and many other sites:

April 17 Guangzhou daily reports, the day before yesterday noon, this voice recording of a phone conversation between a boy and a girl both were post-90 appeared on the http://www.ttx.cn/ BBS.  This post generated 70000 hits in only one day.  It has drawn many netizens to heated discussions.

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Qingyuan: Where your electronics goes when you throw it away

| February 24th, 2014

The computer you’re using now was likely put together in a factory in Guangdong, and it will likely end up there when you throw it out. Not just computers, almost everything with valuable metals inside it gets exported to China: video game consoles, lighting components, transformers, hardware, and more.

Up to 80 percent of American electronics waste, and, as of 2005, 47 percent of European waste, is exported to developing countries. China is the leading importer of this trash. In 2008, […]Read more…

Thousands of Police Hit Recreational Places for Prostitution, Gambling and Drugs, Women Laughing at being Arrested

| July 8th, 2009

[QQ] and everywhere else: July 7th Futian police station sent out over one thousand police to varies recreational places like clubs and bars. The crackdown is targeting recreation clubs which provide sexual services, private rooms of bars and clubs which allow people to use drugs and private rooms of bars and clubs allow people engaging in gambling. This operation named “Hurricane” to crackdown on “Pornographic, Prostitution, Gambling and Drugs” will continue for one month.

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Restaurant head chef talks about drainage oil in China

| March 18th, 2010

From Sina:

I am not going to say which city, which restaurant, I don’t want to lose my job. But I want to talk about the current situation of the drainage oil (地沟油). I am working at this sizable restaurant as the head chef, so I know some information about this.

Our restaurant’s waste oil is usually produced in two ways: the used oil after frying many foods and the waste oil from the water after washing dishes and pots.

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Droughts soak up southwestern China

| March 24th, 2010

Data from Netease

Drought areas: Yunnan Province云南, Guangxi Province广西, Guizhou Provice贵州, Xichuan Province四川, Chongqing City重庆

Number of people suffering from water shortage: 22,120,000

Affected farming land: 74,000 km2

Duration: almost 5 months for some areas

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Why do Foxconn employees keep jumping off buildings?

| May 12th, 2010

May 6, another Foxconn worker leaped to his death, and this is jump number 7 since January, another suicide, again jumping off a building, again at Foxconn.  People call it the “7 consecutive jumps”. I also recall writing about an incident last July, a Chinese worker at Foxconn committed suicide after iPhone prototype went missing. Everyone wants to know why so many Foxconn workers are jumping to their death, 7 of them just this year? What was behind the […]Read more…

Free 30 day FBVPN accounts giveaway!

| September 27th, 2010

  

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In order to get a free 30 day account, all you have to do is […]Read more…

Anhui woman finds condom in fish stew, manager swallows condom

| May 13th, 2014

image courtesy of hefei news

A Anhui restaurant manager swallowed a condom after arguing with a customer over whether or not she deliberately put the contraceptive in her food, according to Hefei News.

Leung (no first name available) and two female companions went to a fish restaurant in Hefei’s government district on the evening of May 9. The three women apparently got in a dispute with the store staff, but decided to eat at the restaurant anyway- they ordered a single, […]Read more…

Send or Receive Money in China

| August 16th, 2017

As economy globalizes, and working permits gradually become easier to obtain, the need to move money between bank accounts in different countries grows. Businesses and individual clients are constantly seeking for the most efficient and price effective method to move their funds globally, and the answer isn’t always straightforward. There is no one specific method which can be considered the best way to transfer money abroad – the selection has to be made on a per-case basis.

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The Two Naked Girls on The Balcony

| August 5th, 2009

When I first saw this hot post on the Chinese forum, I thought chinaSMACK probably will translate this, indeed Fauna did posted this story yesterday.  But my good friend Nancy already also translated the story from Tianya BBS.  Here is our version.

Around noon, July 30, 2009, two 10-year-old looking girls were spotted playing around naked on a residential building’s balcony. The building has 8 stories, and the two girls reside on the top floor. The writer took a quick glance […]Read more…