picture of the day

March 31, 20113 Comments

Picture of the day: China’s black-market kidney trade

Hu Jie (胡杰), a 25-year-old, lost one kidney in a registered hospital. He was wheedled, menaced and detained by underground kidney dealers, before at the last minute hospital staff in cahoots with dealers seized him, forcibly anesthetized him, slit his abdomen open and took away his kidney. Actually, Hu Jie did think about selling one kidney for 40,000 [...]

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March 29, 2011One Comment

Picture of the day: Chinese rural kids’ invariable staple

Kids stand together and have soybeans mixed with rice for lunch In several rural villages of Du’an Yao Ethnic Autonomous County, Guangxi province, most boarding schools do not have a standard dining hall. School children have to bring raw rice, soybeans, Chinese cabbage and salt to school and steam them for meals. Only a handful [...]

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March 28, 2011One Comment

March 27, 20117 Comments

Picture of the day: In case Chinese don’t understand, Libyan protesters write slogan in Chinese characters

Since the beginning of Operation Odyssey Dawn, Chinese official media and authorities have been denouncing the U.S.-led multinational coalition forces for their intervention into Libya’s internal affairs for the sake of their hidden agenda. In China’s micro-blogosphere, liberal-leaning netizens have pointed out that China Central Television has been skewing the public opinion with their slanted [...]

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March 26, 2011No Comments

Picture of the Day: CCTV anchorwoman VS iPod nano

What does the China Central Television anchorwoman and iPod nano have in common? They both come in one model and yet various colors.

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March 24, 2011No Comments

Picture of the day: Have no blue backdrop for DIY an ID photo?

This is actually blue backdrop WITH STAND! Ideal for a typical photo ID. Caption: “How tiring it is for a MOPPER to DIY an ID photo!!!Yes or No!!! You can’t afford to mess with any fatty in blue T-shirts!!! You can’t!!!” (Jing: Written in Rant Genre; MOPPER, a MOP.com user) (Picture picked from Mop.com)   [...]

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March 22, 2011No Comments

Picture of the day: Petitioner on her knees

On March 21, an outdoor performance showcasing intangible cultural heritage was staged in Huaiyang County in central Henan Province. After the master of ceremony announced the beginning of the show, a woman broke through the security cordon and ran to Ren Lianjun, the Communist Party boss of Huaiyang County, knelt down, and cried out her [...]

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March 19, 20114 Comments

Picture of the day: What’s inside a Chinese-made sandwich

It doesn’t look as rich as the outside.  

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March 18, 20113 Comments

Picture of the day: unprotected steeplejack

A migrant worker from China’s hinterland stands on a scaffold of a high rise without any protection. Behind him is Shanghai’s important financial district Lujiazui. The photo was taken by a Sina microblog user who goes by the name 熊貓元気. Most employers, who are city slickers that take advantage of rural migrants’ lack of information or [...]

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March 15, 20114 Comments

Picture of the day: standards set by Chinese women for finding a husband

    Three 180s: He must be as tall as 180 cm (nearly 6 feet), own a home as large as 180 square meters (roughly 1,940 square feet), and…um…180mm (7.08 inches), you know. Size matters.

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March 14, 2011One Comment

Picture of the day: China’s future?

The post-2000 generation teaches you the core value of the society: You gotta have power, strength, women and money!

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March 13, 2011No Comments

Picture of the day: Colonel Sanders finds mate in China

On the right, the sign reads, “Aunt Ji hot and spicy (soup)”

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March 12, 2011One Comment

March 11, 20114 Comments

Picture of the day: a foreigner tells you why tones are important in China

With a slight change of tone, “Miss, how much is a BOWL of DUMPLINGS?” becomes “Miss, how much is a NIGHT of SLEEP (in the context, with you)?”

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March 10, 2011No Comments

Picture of the day: French fries freak

He really loves French fries with ketchup!

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March 8, 20112 Comments

Picture of the day: Cate Blanchett’s Oscar dress falls victim to online trolls

The Givenchy gown Cate Blanchett wore to this year’s Academy Awards. Chinese rabbit character Tuzki

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March 7, 2011One Comment

Picture of the day: Statue of Transformer, Three-Kingdoms style

This is a statue of Guan Yu, an ancient general during China’s Three Kingdoms era (died A.D. 220). He was later deified and worshiped by many Chinese people today, especially in southern China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong and their descendants overseas. The statue was made from a Chinese-made Jiefang military truck motor by students at China Central Academy of Fine Arts.

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March 6, 20112 Comments

Picture of the day: Mao-Doodles on Chinese bills

Drawings on portraits of Mao Zedong on Chinese one-yuan banknotes

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