As iQIYI's 'Become a Farmer' gains momentum, it highlights China's growing trend of embracing rural themes in mainstream entertainment.
From Becoming a Farmer to Dopamine Dressing - these are the China trends to know this week from Weibo and beyond.
Humor is serious business. This is the What's on Weibo newsletter, issue 4, featuring China's social heartbeat of week 20.
There is more to these small incidents than meets the eye. This is the Weibo Watch wrap-up of China's biggest social media discussions of week 19, 2023.
From Memphis to Shanghai to Beijing: every step in Yaya's journey is closely followed by China's panda fans.
The extreme diet of Chinese actor Qin Hao has sparked a trend of people sharing photos of their corn and egg meals. It's yet another celebrity weight-loss trend that is more about unrealistic expectations than healthy ways of shedding pounds.
Exploring the dynamics that led to the social storm involving Chinese comedian 'House' Li Haoshi.
A viral video showed a group of flight crew members grabbing the man together.
Abandoned nucleic acid booths are getting a second life through these new initiatives.
From Weibo to WeChat, from Douyin to Zhihu, Li Haoshi's joke has sparked widespread conversations, and opinions vary.
Making 2000 yuan ($287) now is not the same as making 2000 yuan then. Some netizens complain that they'll never earn as much as their dad did.
As the entire country is watching how the Zibo BBQ hype has been unfolding, every little thing can create an online storm.
This is the What's on Weibo podcast #5. The death of Li Wenliand caused a social media storm in February 2020. It's been a year - time to look back.
The rise of Ding Zhen: it started with one Douyin clip and triggered a social media storm.
The third episode of the What's on Weibo podcast, discussing the latest trends on Weibo.
On Weibo, people joke that Biden's gaffe was a Freudian slip: "He finally said how he really feels about China."
Having a second or third baby? Zhezhou County will give you bonus points for that.
This was on the menu during the big dinner on Xi's first night in Moscow during the state visit to Russia.
Weibo discussions about a woman from Wuhan who was fired after sharing news of her pregnancy for "inability" to do her job.
In Xi's piece, the word "China" was the most recurring one. In Putin's article, the word "Russia" was repeated the most.
The Two Sessions have been trending on Chinese social media all week, and some topics garnered more attention than others.
New video by Party newspaper about the People's Republic of China: "I own a vast territory, but not an inch shall be lost."
A hashtag related to Xi Jinping's third term received over 1.2 billion views on Weibo.
It's a Culture & Tourism Bureau social media battle: China's local tourist offices are fighting to go viral to attract more visitors.
China's 'wolf warrior diplomacy' is only a result of wolves being rampant, Foreign Minister Qin Gang suggested during the Two Sessions.
After the FBI suggested it is likely that Covid-19 originated in a Wuhan lab, commentator Hu Xijin posted about "the United States of Rumors."
A lot has been going on when it comes to panda-related news in China, where pandas are all the talk, from Yaya in America to Ruyi...
The fan culture surrounding Wang Wenbin comes at a time when China's 'diplomat dream team' already has a steady fanbase on social media.
"Reality is more gruesome than fiction," some commenters wrote on Weibo, where the Abby Choi murder case has drawn wide attention.
While Haidilao is banning its bring-your-own-food option, customers can still bring their own drinks.