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Saying Goodbye to CNReviews… and Entering The Divide

Saying Goodbye to CNReviews… and Entering The Divide

“Entering the divide?” Are you serious? Yeah, that’s cheesy, real cheesy. But now you want to know the full extent of that cheesiness, right? Whether you enjoy Kai Pan’s posts here, or hate them, or him, it’s time for Kai to leave.

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CN Reviews looks back at 2009 – part 2

CN Reviews looks back at 2009 – part 2

CN Reviews looks back at 2009 and highlights our best posts. We covered social networking, social entrepreneurship, microblogging in China, growing online extremism, Chinese media, the Urumqi riots, the Lou Jing incident, National Day celebrations, and more.

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“In China, My name is…”: Chinese People & English Names

“In China, My name is…”: Chinese People & English Names

Valerie Blanco and Ellen Feberwee, both Dutch, have compiled an impressive book sharing the stories and reasons behind the names Chinese people give themselves. How does one explain “Creamy?”

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Chinese Media Entranced By Beautiful Girl In Red And Black

Chinese Media Entranced By Beautiful Girl In Red And Black

Off-the-wall, “weird” news” keep popping up in the papers. Does this confirm the Chinese media lacking “in-depth” news due to them being politically sensitive?

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Rednecks, Red Guards & Trolls: Kaiser Kuo on US-China Online

Rednecks, Red Guards & Trolls: Kaiser Kuo on US-China Online

Kaiser Kuo speaks at TEDxHonolulu about the crisis in US-China relationships on a person-to-person level, exacerbated by large-scale and unmediated contact over the internet.

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English Blogs About China: Moser Interviews Goldkorn & Anti

English Blogs About China: Moser Interviews Goldkorn & Anti

Summary of interesting points and the English-language China blogs mentioned in the recent BON TV David Moser interview with Jeremy Goldkorn and Michael Anti.

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Empire State Building Honoring PRC 60th Anniversary Outrage

Empire State Building Honoring PRC 60th Anniversary Outrage

Americans outraged by the Empire State Building honoring the People’s Republic of China’s 60th anniversary with red and yellow lighting reveal their own bias & hypocrisy.

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Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

…and why that is one of the lousiest arguments in the never-ending debate over whether Taiwan is an independent state or merely a renegade province that rightfully belongs to the PRC.

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Great Translators: China Blogs That Translate Chinese Content

Great Translators: China Blogs That Translate Chinese Content

A review and comparison of well-known English-language blogs about China that emphasize translation of original Chinese news, information, and content. Which is the best? The worst?

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Foreigners Attacking Chinese Racists Reveal Their Own Racism

Foreigners Attacking Chinese Racists Reveal Their Own Racism

Websites like chinaSMACK are as accurate a representation and reflection of foreigners as it is of Chinese people. Why do so many fight racism with more racism?

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chinaSMACK Celebrates Surviving DoS, Then Goes Down

chinaSMACK Celebrates Surviving DoS, Then Goes Down

Immediately after celebrating their first birthday, chinaSMACK ironically goes down & is now inaccessible. Is this another DoS attack? Due to the Urumqi riots?

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Beggars, Expat Habits, Netizen Revolution, Jackson, & Parkour

Beggars, Expat Habits, Netizen Revolution, Jackson, & Parkour

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: June 21-27, 2009.

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The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of Trains, Youth, Politics, Dissidents & CCTV

The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of Trains, Youth, Politics, Dissidents & CCTV

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: June 14-20, 2009.

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Register Now For Shanghai Movie Night: Transformers 2!

Register Now For Shanghai Movie Night: Transformers 2!

CNReviews joins chinaSMACK and Shanghaiist in organizing a Shanghai Movie Night to watch Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen on opening night! Register here!

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Green Dam, Anti-Hui Prejudice, Chinese Politics, & Barbarism!

Green Dam, Anti-Hui Prejudice, Chinese Politics, & Barbarism!

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: June 7-13, 2009.

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