The best books to understand modern China - from society and history to gender and (online) language.
First published December 16 2018 It’s been an eventful 2018 on Chinese social media. What’s on Weibo lists the 18 topics that have generated the most...
Apparently, all it takes is to be an American to get your deposit back from Ofo?
The footage of the awkwardly smiling and disillusioned teenager unravelled an endless stream of memes. Little did the teenager know that a few weeks after the...
"You take one of ours, we take one of yours," some commenters write.
As reports of the Strasbourg attack make their rounds on Weibo, many social media users are concerned about public safety in Europe.
After waiting for 50 days to see her again, the man decided to sue a woman he met at a bookstore to trace her down.
Within days, the vlogs of two farmers using ridiculous selecting criteria for animal consumption racked millions of views.
"Obedience is the core value for women," is a message that is being propagated in "female virtue classes."
A 4-year-old girl lost her life in a pedestrian crossing incident that happened within a matter of seconds. A terrible fatal incident that was caught on...
After five days of searching and drawing the attention of millions of people, the story ended with a twist.
"We need to recall those TV dramas and genres that have vanished into oblivion," Zhao writes.
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.
A messy story is flooding Weibo today, as Chinese celebrity Ma Rong accuses ex-husband Wang Baoqiang of assault.
Online slang has been an important part of Chinese online culture ever since the first message boards were launched, and is ubiquitous and ever-changing on popular...
There's a sharp rise in HIV among Chinese elderly men, partly caused by a general lack of HIV & safe sex awareness.
He Jiankui's claim of "gene-edited twins" has sparked international uproar.
The D&G China marketing crisis in hashtags.
The story of an aggrieved employee forced to delete his WeChat contacts by his boss has brought more applause than outrage on the Chinese Internet.
From oldskool scams to WeChat scams - people are still falling for this every single day.
A 'celebratory' company event turned into a marketing disaster for its sexist message.