A moving essay by a Beijing migrant worker has gone viral over Chinese social media this week. Although the article named “I am Fan Yusu” is currently the best-read article in China, the 44-year-old author, who has become famou overnight, just hopes she can live her life in peace.
The art of claw craning recently made headlines when an all-too- successful game of claw crane led to a formal police investigation in Daejeon, South Korea. As the story goes viral on Chinese social media, responses show that South Korea’s ‘claw crane hype’ has also sprung up in China.
Zhang Hexian (张荷仙) started learning martial arts at the age of 4. Now, 90 years later, she has gained fame as the ‘Kung Fu Granny.’ Born into a martial arts family, the now 94-year-old Zhang Hexian from Dongyang town in Zhejiang province has been practicing martial arts for close to 90 years. Nicknamed ‘Kung Fu […]
In a rapidly urbanizing China, small rural schools are slowly disappearing. As children move out to the cities with their parents, some schools – once lively village institutions – have now become empty buildings. In the mountainous region of Youyang County, one teacher keeps his school open for two remaining students.
A woman in Anyang was so focused on her home’s feng shui recently that she cut through eight cables near her house, leaving 8000 households without internet.
The One Finger Selfie Challenge, a new online trend, has got international media and netizens talking. After the A4 waist and iPhone 6 legs, another Weibo hashtag gives netizens an opportunity to show off their slender bodies.
Online payment app Alipay triggered controversy in China this week when it launched a new group chat feature that soon turned into a soft porn place. CEO Peng Lei now apologizes
For the first time in China, a robot has injured a person. The Chinese robot turned violent at Shenzhen’s Hi-Tech fair, What’s on Weibo found.
A Donald Trump meme song has been making its rounds on Chinese social media. The song, originally a communist song praising Mao Zedong, hails Trump as “America’s great savior.”