Some of the buzzwords that were most noteworthy in Chinese media this year.
Weibo users discuss how a professor at the University of Southern California was temporarily suspended for using Chinese filler word 'nage.'
Using "Grandma's Legs" (nǎinai de tuǐ) was apparently enough to detain him.
From blockchain to hardcore, this is an overview of China's media top buzzwords over the past year.
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According to Chinese (state) media, these are the top buzzwords of the year.
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The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) has notified Chinese media that they are no longer allowed to use Internet slang.
The Confucius Institute Online has launched a poll on Weibo to look for the most popular Chinese character. The online poll was held concurrently with the...