'Cuànfǎng' became a popular word on Chinese social media and in official Chinese discourse this year. But what is it?
"The 'not learning English anymore' part actually means she is no longer pursuing the cultural identity behind the language."
Creative language targeted by Weibo. Is this great Chinese online tradition in danger of dying out?
Has testing negative or positive for Covid become a matter of 'good' versus 'evil'?
Why does 'Trump' have multiple names in Chinese?
According to Chinese (state) media, these are the top buzzwords of the year.
If there is one single word for being 'dirt-poor' and 'ugly' it would be 'qiou' - a character many self-mocking young Chinese say they identify with.
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Some workers at Fast Dog would've rather seen a cat in their company's remarkable rebranding campaign.
'Laolao' or 'waipo'? A Shanghai textbook decides that only one of them is right for granny.
The term 'netizens', referring to Chinese internet users, is both loved and hated.
Learning Chinese through smartphone or tablet? Here are 10 recommended apps to study Mandarin.
Will the real Ali Pay please stand up?
100 "must-know" terms for the 19th National Congress, propagated by People's Daily.
Chinese is widely known as one of the world’s most difficult languages, but what about Chinese Sign Language? What's on Weibo's Cat Hanson explores the issue...
China's Internet is a hot topic nowadays. With more and more books published on the topic, What's on Weibo picked a recent one to review. This...