December 6, 2010Jing Gao2 Comments

China’s largest animal migration: 1,500 stray dogs relocated to new shelter

From Xinhua On the bus, a volunteer uses wooden planks to block bus entrance and exit to prevent dogs from running away. Dogs ride the bus to their new home. Saturday, as the last carful of stray dogs were shipped into the new shelter, relocation of Ping’an-Afu Base for Stray Dogs came to an end. The [...]

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December 5, 2010Jing Gao5 Comments

Chinese uptown girl posts pictures to flaunt wealth; netizens’ comment

From 小和尚女施主: I really don’t get it. What are these second-generation rich people driving at? No one envies you because you are rich. Every one has their fate. Even if you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth, you don’t have to be so arrogant. It’s your own business if you drive [...]

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December 4, 2010Jing Gao4 Comments

Funny dance by Chinese chengguan (city management personnel) makes a mark; netizens comment

Unblocked version here Jing’s note: Chengguan, or China’s city management and law enforcement personnel, are notorious in China for often brutally and inhumanely treating street vendors and tramps, sometimes by beating them and other times by destroying their businesses, and driving them away. Chinese people in chorus detests the powerful and sympathize with the bullied and [...]

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December 4, 2010Jing GaoNo Comments

China’s toll stations of all kinds: from the makeshift to the state-of-the-art

From Netease The toll bar The sign reads “toll” The notice says “The road is bumpy and inconvenient for transportation. It requires maintenance and renovation urgently. From November 2, all vehicles passing are charged a ‘maintenance and renovation fee’, which is 10 yuan (US$1.5) for passenger vehicle, 20 – 40 yuan for freight vehicle, 5 yuan [...]

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December 3, 2010Jing GaoNo Comments

Chinese man jailed for 22 years until 2020 for “Hooliganism”, a charge that no longer exists; netizens’ comment

Niu Yuqiang (left) with his wife and son at home in Beijing From Netease 27 years ago, he, an 18 year old, was given stayed death sentence because he robbed someone of a hat and fought with his friends. 20 years ago, he, suffering from severe illness, was released on medical parole. He got married and [...]

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December 3, 2010Jing GaoNo Comments

Snow White commits incest? Grimm’s Fairy Tales turned hardcore and sold in China

From Snow White is hunted down by the queen, her stepmother because of incest with her father; Snow White flees into the forest and rolls in the hay with the Seven Dwarfs every night; Prince fell in love with the dead princess, for he is necrophiliac … These stories are said to be the real version of [...]

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December 2, 2010Jing Gao2 Comments

China’s sexiest Chinese language teacher: “Beautiful and pure, demure and elegant”; netizens’ comment

From Selected comments by users at 专翻紫禁城的强: Why the more I look at her, the more she looks a she-male? 80后高级牛郎: “Take off your pants! I am the headmaster!” 那年炎天: Too thin, a failure. No boobs, a failure. Feigning innocence, failure of the failure! 漠漠如冰: Be a teacher and exemplar for others. Influence others [...]

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December 2, 2010Jing Gao9 Comments

A ghastly sight: behind China’s glamorous garment industry

In the picture: waste water discharged from one denim clothing factory in Xintang. Without any prior treatment, waste water flows directly into the creek, meanders through the villages, and empties into Dong River. Xintang and Gurao are two world-famous “specialty towns” clustered with denim jeans and lingerie manufacturing. One exports over 60% of China’s denim [...]

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December 1, 2010Jing Gao3 Comments

Amazing! Unable to afford rent, Beijing vagabond builds and lives in an “egg” home

Beijing vagabond, a literal translation for the Chinese word beipiao, refers to the group of people who do not have a Beijing hukou (permanent residence), who migrated to Beijing from other places of China seeking opportunities and better life. Beipiao is also a life style of being a drifter in Beijing. Dai Haifei, 24, has [...]

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November 30, 2010Jing Gao2 Comments

Parody Video featuring the “Warrior Song”, dedicated to Chinese chengguan (City Management Law Enforcement); netizens’ reaction

Chengguan, or China’s city management and law enforcement personnel, are notorious in China for often brutally and inhumanely treating street vendors and tramps, sometimes by beating them and other times by destroying their businesses, and driving them away. Chinese people in chorus detests the powerful and sympathize with the bullied and the weak. THE WARRIOR [...]

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November 27, 2010Jing Gao11 Comments

Material greed of Chinese women turns Chinese men off; Western women become popular

Li Lei published on the Web an article titled “Chinese men love Western women,” asking Western women living in Beijing if they are willing to foster a long-term and serious relationship with a Chinese man. By long-term and serious relationship, he means marriage. In China, there are way fewer Chinese men marrying Western women than Chinese [...]

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November 25, 2010Jing Gao2 Comments

Adult video bridges the chasm between Japan and China – on porn and sex ed in China (Final Part)

Part One of the Series A mentor Chinese netizens half-jokingly called Sora Aoi “An enlightening teacher to the youth.” In a sense, many Japanese porn stars do play an important role in sex education where China lags far behind. China has a sexually suppressive culture. Even today, many people consider talking about sex risque. Older [...]

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November 23, 2010Jing Gao2 Comments

China’s ban on Web streaming of U.S. TV shows prompts call for imports; netizens comment

Original story here Prison Break, Desperate Housewives, The Big Bang Theory, Gossip Girl, Lie to Me…These American TV shows that are extremely popular in China can no longer be found on video-sharing sites such as and “I am afraid it would be harder and harder for me to watch American TV series,” said [...]

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November 22, 2010Jing Gao3 Comments

100-year-old ragpicking granny on the tramp for decades, homeless and childless; netizens’ comments

From At noon on November 17, 2010, an old woman walking on South Wenchang Road in Guiyang with heavy waste paper cartons on her back. It captured the eyes of passers-by including me. “Granny, you are not young, and you carry things so heavy?” The old woman didn’t reply right way. Instread, she took [...]

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November 21, 2010Jing GaoNo Comments

At the Asian Games, Chinese reflect on and debate what gold count means

On the first day of the Asian Games, the host country China claimed 19 of 28 golds. In the following days, China won so many golds that Chinese netizens joked the awarding ceremony is Chinese national anthem set on repeat playback mode. A Chinese journalist wrote an article asking the nation to refrain from celebration [...]

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November 19, 2010Jing GaoNo Comments

Pole dancing, Superman, King Kong…China’s subways offer bizarreness and masquerades

A woman pole dancing on a subway train in Nanjing, Jiangsu was later taken away by the security. “I want to show my clean pole dance to 10 million people,” she said. A passenger said he believed the woman simply wanted to hype herself up. A robot on board Shanghai’s subway line 2 The Gorilla [...]

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November 18, 2010Jing Gao6 Comments

Adult video bridges the chasm between Japan and China – on porn and sex ed in China (Part 1)

Diplomatic relations between Japan and China have frosted to a freezing point since September after dispute over sovereignty of Senkaku, or Diaoyu, a group of uninhabited islets which is currently controlled by Japan but also claimed by China. If any tie between the two Asian powers is unaffected, it would be the one formed by [...]

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November 17, 2010Jing GaoNo Comments

China’s census gives rise to paternity test, distrust; netizens’ comments and our thoughts

Original article here China’s census at the beginning of the month fueled a boom in paternity test. According to the Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, since October, they have given 260 paternity tests because of on account of requirement by family register, a surge comapred with three to five tests every month on average. Tai Yunchun, [...]

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November 16, 2010Chiafu Chen 陳家福No Comments

8 years old skilled pickpocket girl caught on tape, Chinese netizen reactions

Candid footage. Zhengzhou street thief girl. She is at most eight or night years old. I am speechless. YouTube version: chiekeychen: This little girl is so amazing. I have to worship her. 咬电线: This is seriously immoral. tian杀的: Nobody ever bothered to remind them? chiekeychen: I was once pickpocketed by a girl at her age, [...]

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November 16, 2010Jing Gao3 Comments

China’s “father of homeless children” dies at 63; supported his kids by trash-picking and selling blood

From Zheng Chengzhen, “Father of childless children,”  died of asthma Sunday at the age of 63. The memorial service will be held tomorrow noon. The man was known for being altruistic while leading a very hard life. Zheng Chengzhen was from Jinan, Shandong Province in eastern China. Ever since 1987, Zheng Chengzhen rode a [...]

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