Female traffic police Chen Zixuan from Jiangsu has become an internet celebrity since local government posted her picture on Weibo. The traffic police woman is praised as a model worker, but most netizens just like her for her looks.
In the morning of November 9 (Beijing time), the whole world received the news of Donald Trump winning the American presidential election. What’s on Weibo offers an insight into Chinese responses to the election of American’s unconventional new president. From Chinese (official) media to Weibo’s netizens, the reactions to Trump’s triumph are favorable, critical, humorous, […]
The suspension of the Dutch ambassador to China over an alleged love affair with a local employee made headlines earlier this week. On Weibo, Chinese netizens wonder what the fuss is about.
A young couple from Dalian recently made headlines in China by posting kinky pictures of their BDSM lifestyle on Weibo. According to experts quoted by Chinese media, their “sexual abuse addiction” can – and should be – cured.
After first reports of a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery exploding in China, Samsung stated that its initial investigation found no battery problem in the People’s Republic. South Korean media now state that the explosions were purposely caused for compensation. Is deliberately blowing up your smartphone a new kind of ‘pengci’?
Only 40% of China’s post-90s graduates stay in their job for longer than 2 years, a new study says. Many young Chinese are not afraid to quit their jobs, with some media even reporting cases of twenty-somethings resigning because “the weather is too cold”.
A video that shows a man snatching away a boy from the back of a bike is circulating on Chinese social media. [Disturing footage, viewer discretion advised].
China’s media watchdog (广电总局) recently announced it will guard against the hyping of private scandals of the rich and famous. The notice comes after a month full of divorce drama involving celebrity couple Wang Baoqiang and Ma Rong.
France’s ‘burkini’ bans recently sparked outrage on Twitter, where many netizens called them “racist” and “oppressive”. On Chinese social media, however, many netizens seem to support the French ban on Islamic swimwear, while other Weibo users just don’t understand what all the “fuss” is about
China’s National Tourist Bureau recently issued new public travel regulations that restrict or blacklist Chinese tourists from traveling if they behave ‘uncivilized’. At present, these 20 Chinese tourists are already blacklisted.