Government employee accused of starving mother to death

| December 3rd, 2011

(From Netease and GZ Daily) A post titled “Wuping County government employee starves 90some years old mother to death” made a huge stir on the Internet on Dec 1st. The post claimed that the granny’s son Zhong, being an government cadre, starved his mother to death due to family arguments. The post also came with a video taken 2 months ago showing a literally bony granny lying on a bamboo mat, pale and weak. Party discipline supervision department opened […]Read more…

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…

Man stabs 13 elementary students in front the school, 9 dead

| March 24th, 2010

From Netease:

March 23 Morning, in Nanping, Fujian Province a man appeared to be mentally ill brandished a knife at the entrance of Luantong Nanping experimental elementary school during the time when students were just arriving to school. He continuously stabled and cut 13 elementary students. Currently, 9 children were killed and the other 4 are in critical condition and being rescued in the hospitals. The suspect was arrested by the police. 42 year old Zheng Mingsheng (郑民生) born in […]Read more…

Illegal immigrants: the most helpless Chinese people in Haiti earthquake

| January 24th, 2010

From Southern Weekend:

After the Haiti earthquake happened for couple of days, Huang Keqiang’s (黄克锵) cell phone and QQ was vibrating nonstop, messages coming from his hometown Fujian surged at him. After Heidi’s earthquake, the president of China Lin Zexu Foundation (中国林则徐基金会) who is now the permanent resident of New York City immediately released all of his contact information online. January 16, the fourth day after the earthquake struck, he gathered over hundreds of the missing fellow villagers’ names, these people […]Read more…

I have resumed secular life: The secret lives of monks, part 2

| January 4th, 2010

Some readers asked me to continue (part 1) translating the rest of the story, however the original post on Tianya was already deleted, luckily I found some websites here and here which reposted this story.

I have resumed secular life (part 2) by 佛祖在我心2010

Our monastery is relatively a well-known one in the local area. It attracts a large number of worshippers and pilgrims each year. The government also gives us money for the construction of the monastery and […]Read more…

I have resumed secular life: The secret lives of monks

| January 3rd, 2010

From Tianya:

I have resumed secular life, so why was I trying to save my soul in the beginning? Buddhists teach that all space-directions are void and compassion is the principle of life, but in the end I have found it’s only my imagination, everything is fake.  The monks nowadays all have twisted and perverted minds.  I lived in the the monastery for half a year, and I experienced the (same-sex) abnormal sexual behaviors between the monks and […]Read more…