“I wish you would return my smile”: Cartoonist’s plea to the nation

| March 6th, 2014
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Earlier this week, ChinaHush reported on the “I am a Xinjiang Person” social media campaign meant to discourage discrimination that has come about in the wake of the Kunming knife attack, which was reportedly carried out by Xinjiang separatist terrorists.

Xinjiang is officially a Uyghur autonomous province, and a plurality, 43 percent, of the residents are Uyghurs. Xinjiang has fallen under Chinese influence or control for much of history, but it has also been the site of wars and rebellions. […]Read more…

Hong Kong full page ad against mainland pregnant women

| February 2nd, 2012
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Apple Daily as a renowned Hong Kong newspaper put up a full page print ad on Feb 1st protesting aggressively against the surge of mainland pregnant women in Hong Kong. On top of the background of a locust overlooking the Victoria Harbor, the ad rolled out with the headline “Hong Kong people have had enough” followed by angry content protesting against the invasion of mainland pregnant women into Hong Kong and urged the Hong Kong government to amend relevant law. […]Read more…

Mainland visitors eating on Hong Kong train causes huge fight

| January 21st, 2012
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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…

School labels underachieving students with Green Scarf

| October 18th, 2011
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(From HSW) Confucius once said that educators and teachers should provide education for all people without discrimination. However, a primary school in Xi’an goes the opposite to make underachieving students wear green scarf to distinguished themselves from their normal red scarf peers. (Elementary students in mainland China are required to wear red scarf as a symbol young pioneers for the Party.)

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Is Hong Kong really a part of China? Emotionally no.

| September 26th, 2011
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It’s been 14 years since Hong Kong’s reunification with China. However, against all the evidences that prove Hong Kong is a part of Chinese territory and that we are a big family, it is still too often complained that emotionally Hong Kong is a foreign land. One obvious fact is the official discrimination against mainlanders in terms of entering Hong Kong.

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The Mainland Rhetoric

| June 8th, 2011
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"It seems to me that every mainland and Hong Kong exchange event would turn into a mainland losing face event eventually." I stated, holding my microphone in a auditorium filled with around 500 other mainland students participating in a such event.

These hundreds of students were from several mainland universities enjoying their cultural/social/intellectual exchange tour in Hong Kong. The last event on their schedule that day was to watch this award winning documentary, and to have a question and answer session […]Read more…

Pictures of Shanghai subway, do outsiders ruin image of Shanghai?

| August 9th, 2010
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The original post title on MOP was “Direct report of each Shanghai subway lines, YP compilation”.  What is YP? YP is an abbreviation for 硬盘 (Ying Pan: means hard drive) This slang is originated from KDS (PChome.net) a Shanghai based (originally) computer forum, the user of the forum (Shanghainese) referred YP as all outsiders (外地人:waidiren) who supposedly are lower quality people than Shanghainese. The derivation was most popular hard drive brand being Western Digital, and WD is also the […]Read more…

Homosexuals Banned From Donating Blood, Protests Soared Online to Protect Equality

| July 30th, 2009
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[NetEase] College student Li, Yu (李玉)was in an uncomfortable situation last week while completing her registration form for blood donation — she lost her right to donate blood as a result of her honesty regarding her sexuality. As such, Yu signed her name on an online petition to encourage the government to eliminate the existing discriminating terms against homosexual people in the blood donation regulations.

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