Founder Electronics purchases typography created by street beggar

| October 30th, 2011

From Xinhua News:

A beggar named Chui Xianren recently became famous after pictures of his handwriting leaked on the internet. Begging on the streets in Shangdong, Chui would often write lists of life opinions in remarkably beautiful style on the ground adjacent to him. Founder Electronics, the biggest Chinese font supplier in the world, has decided to buy Chui’s handwriting.

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Former champion gymnast begs on street

| August 8th, 2011

From QQ:

In China, though champion athletes are very much revered, it’s already well known that retired athlete-including former champion athlete find it hard to make ends meet once they retire. Many blame it on the nation’s sports system in which these athletes are enrolled in at their young age and experienced tough and long training at the expense of their education. They are trained only to win medals and are not prepared to live when they leave the sports system. […]Read more…

Microblog helps abducted children reunite with parents

| February 15th, 2011

According to the Information Office of the State Council, China is a country with 450 million web users; 125 million of them have set up microblogs. Now microblog (China Twitter) seems to be more than just a platform for people to catch up with friends. Its use is being further explored by the Chinese netizens. For example, police department uses the microblog to help improve its image. State media have reported that at least 500 police departments have set up […]Read more…

China’s number one beggar village

| January 12th, 2010

Xiaozhai Village in Min County, Gansu Province is well-known throughout the country because media call it “China’s number one beggar village”. According to the numerous media coverage over the years, most of the farmers in this village are like migratory birds, migrating and begging through the developed coastal cities like Jinan, Qingdao, Shenyang, Nanjing etc. “going north in the summer and south in the winter”. Today this village strives to change its embarrassing image; among the 12 communities in Xiaozhai […]Read more…

“Shanzhai Chiang Kai-shek” begging for peace in Shenzhen

| November 18th, 2009

[NetEase] The afternoon of Novmber 14, in Shenzhen Huaqiang North downtown area, a man wearing a gown looked exactly like Chiang Kai-shek appeared at Huaqiang Norton Commercial Street. He sat on the floor in front of him a cap and some words about begging for peace, begging for creativity, begging for number of clicks, begging for ideas…” attracted numerous curious onlookers to take pictures of him.

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