Dozens of local public officials in Tibet donated blood to rescue a Shanghainese woman. Netizens believe it's a matter of privilege.
Much lies behind the image of Chinese kids doing their homework in hospitals. We discuss that powerful image, the latest film about Zhang Guimei, the Three Subject Dance, and the Weibo hashtags to know.
From national pride to social distrust, these are the most noteworthy trends and topics dominating Chinese social media recently.
The impactful, the humorous, the surprising, the iconic – these are stories to remember as we reflect on a decade of What's on Weibo.
From being dubbed the 'Sleepy King' to being hailed as 'Revive the Country' Biden, the US President is perceived in various ways on Chinese social media.
Within a short time frame, three Chinese young doctors received cancer diagnoses after working in the same laboratory at the Zhongshan Second Affiliated Hospital.
Two men allegedly beat the Chinese woman, leaving her in a pool of blood on the streets of Matsudo.
On Weibo, the topic "Comrade Li Keqiang Passed Away" (#李克强同志逝世#) garnered over 1.8 billion clicks.
The pee incident, that occurred at a subsidiary Tsingtao Beer factory, has caused concerns among consumers.
Chinese perspectives on the Israel-Palestine conflict are influenced by China's historical context and perceptions of its role in the world today.
"Village cadres are so hard-working. Besides conducting conferences, they also do live-streaming!"
From beauty guru to betrayal: why one livestream moment is shaking China's internet.
After recent tragic news of the MH17 crash in the Ukrain, rising death tolls in Gaza and the Transasia crash in Taiwan, the trending topic of...
What’s on Weibo is undergoing a complete make-over to make the site more user-friendly, responsive and organized for you. The new site will include this blog...
China's Internet celebrity Guo Mei Mei was arrested for World Cup Gambling in Beijing on July 10, 2014. A bit more on the world behind sport...
A new catchprase “Do you know who my dad is?” has gone viral on Weibo and the Chinese Internet.
It is commonly known that 1989 Tiananmen is forgotten in Chinese history books, but what is actually described instead?
What's WeChat? A Short Guide to China's Super App. WeChat currently is China’s most popular smartphone application, and it is winning over consumers within the mobile...
Begging has been a social problem in China for decades. The recent anti-vice crackdown in Dongguan has unexpectedly directed netizens' attention to the problem of forced...
Live blog on the The Hague Conference on the Chinese Media on May 15th, at the Netherlands Institute of International Relations, Clingendael.
Over the past decades, there has been a dramatic increase in environmental protests in China. Yuhang (Hangzhou) has been the most recent one, and has been...
The Chinese government has released its 2014 'anti-porn' campaign. What's the history behind China's crusade against pornography?
China’s biggest social media site Sina Weibo will celebrate its 5th birthday in 2014. Despite a growth in registered users, there is declining online activity.
During Chinese New Year, parents press their kids to get married. To avoid the hassle, Chinese bachelors and 'spinsters' rent a fake boyfriend or girlfriend.
Run Shaw, the last of the Shaw Brothers, passed away on Jan 7th 2014, at the age of 107. A short history of the Shaw Brothers...
The value of digital currency Bitcoin has exploded. Why? A growing demand from China. This article explains China's love for Bitcoins.
Yang Dacai is one of China's officials who was recently investigated and put on trial for corruption. New cases of corrupt comrades unfold. What role does...