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…

China sex education, who needs to lighten up

| September 28th, 2011

(A sex class in Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, gmw.cn)

The recent World Contraception Day (Sept 26th) has brought the issue of China’s sex education to the table again. One of the World Contraception Day surveys looks at young people’s attitude towards contraception. The result shows that in China, up to 88% youngsters don’t know much about contraception or are confused about it compared to the world’s 28.1%; and 45% surveyed Chinese can’t find the right contraception method when […]Read more…

The Best Time to Visit China

| October 12th, 2010

This following article is a message from our sponsor: Viking River Cruises

China is a vast country with a wide-ranging climate so a decision about the best time to visit should be based on the regions you plan to tour as well as the kind of weather you enjoy. Therefore, before deciding when to take a tour or sail with Viking River Cruises, it is worth checking the weather conditions of each city on the itinerary. Needless to say, the most […]Read more…

Advertisements in University freshmen Service Handbook

| October 6th, 2010

(MOP) “University freshmen Service Handbook” Check out the ads in this university student handbook for freshmen:

AD #1

Yangzhou’s first love themed apartments –

Chongwen Garden love themed apartments

Most romantic, Warmest, Most delighted

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Advertisement in university exam!

| March 25th, 2010

From img.ly:

China’s booming economy in the recent years has dramatically changed its image and its people’s mind set. Chinese people have commercialized their way of life. All kinds of advertisements and commercials can be found in every street corner in China. From the flyers on the telephone poles to the giant LCD screen on the tallest building in the city, everyone seems to have something to sell to this potentially the largest consumer market.

And who says Chinese people are […]Read more…

Too many ads in the Gala gets CCTV’s homepage hacked for 2 hours

| February 18th, 2010

From ifeng.com

At the night of lunar Jan. 2nd (Feb. 15th), some netizens reported that they could not login in cctv.com from time to time, and the homepage of CCTV was covered by a western woman’s picture. The page didn’t fully recover until 20:20. No official comment from the website by far.

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Elementary schools named after tobacco industry in China

| January 20th, 2010

From Xinhua:

“Genius comes from hard work Tobacco helps you to be successful”

After the Wenchuan earthquake last year, Sichuan disaster area has established a “Sichuan Tobacco Hope Elementary School”, not only the “China Tobacco” name and logo was clearly printed on the top of the school building, the stone monument in the center of the school writes “Determine to contribute to society, Tobacco helps you to be successful”. According to statistics, there are at least […]Read more…

“Made in China” ad campaign, and its “secrets”

| December 2nd, 2009

“Made in China, it is everywhere”, recently the Commerce Department produced an advertisement of a international image promoting “Made in China” brand and started to air on CNN Asia. This ad is deliberately made to rebuild and strengthen the “Made in China” reputation in the global market.

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Netizens Award Ten most Disgusting Commercials in 2009 that make you vomit

| October 10th, 2009

From Netease

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“Mom never needs to worry about my study anymore!” Bu Bu Gao (步步高) “reading machine” supposedly helps children to learn how to read. The main reason this commercial was so annoying was because it just simply aired too much on every Chinese TV stations. Other than the cheesy English “so easy” and high pitched voice of the little girl, netizens also pointed out the third little girl in the video looked like a grown woman’s face Photo Shopped […]Read more…

Toshiba Advertisement Billboard shown in CCTV Live Broadcast of the National Day Military Parade

| October 2nd, 2009

This forum post on Tianya pointed out a Toshiba advertisement billboard was shown on the CCTV live broadcast of the National Day military parade, along with what a horrible broadcasting job CCTV has done. Netizens speculated if the Toshiba advertisement was done on purpose.

 

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22-year-old Girl Pledges to Marry Whoever Donates 150,000 to save her ill Friend

| September 25th, 2009

[Guangzhou Daily] In ancient China, it is common for a girl to sell herself for the burial of her father, today this girl pledges to marry the one who saves her classmate. Her classmate was suffering from severe brain inflammation in urgent need of 150,000 yuan. If a good-hearted man is willing to donate, she would repay with her body by marrying him.

This post “Donate 150,000 to help 22-year-old girl suffering from severe brain inflammation, I would repay with […]Read more…

Maoren Sexy lingerie Commercial, a New Sexy Revolution in China

| August 15th, 2009

[NetEase] Taiwan famous actress, singer and TV Hostess Dee Hsu, more commonly known as Xiao S (小S) is shooting commercials for China’s well known lingerie brand Maoren. (猫人- Cat People) Is Dee Hsu’s pole dancing in the commercial too sexy, too breathtaking? Can the Chinese viewers see this sensational commercial on CCTV on time? Currently company is still intensely consulting with all (Chinese government) departments concerned. But insiders who are fortunate enough to preview it not only all praised the […]Read more…

Hong Kong Cigarette Warning Label: Smoking May Cause Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence)

| July 13th, 2009

Recently, friends visited Hong Kong noticed on the cigarette box in Hong Kong, the government warning changed form “Smoking may cause lung cancer” to “Smoking may cause erectile dysfunction (impotence)”

QQ Blogger thinks the government’s warning is not without scientific basis. He listed out studies on correlations between smoking and impotence.

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One Chinese Blogger’s View on “Transformers 2”

| June 23rd, 2009

One Chinese Blogger posted his view on “Transformers 2” on QQ:

Basically, “Transformers 2” is more “transformed” than “Transformers”, but writing a regular file critic is like “please write down the feeling of driving a Chevrolet” or “please analyze the characteristics of how KFC taste” dry and boring. Therefore, I will write it unconventionally.

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