“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
Especially for this season’s Mid-Autumn Festival, should you go home for the holidays? Today’s generation does not think so. There are 2 ways of looking at it–being practical and/or just not placing much significance in the cultural background of the holiday.
With the number of crowds increasing almost everyday at the Shanghai World Expo, when is the best time for you to visit the Expo Garden? Complete list of holidays and festivals and pavilion days at the World Expo.
In the first half of 2009, CNReviews covered Jackie Chan’s controversial statements, reviewed and interviewed China bloggers, covered the Green Dam and CCTV attacks on Google, broke news on CCTV fire, covered the Swine Flu situation, and remembered the sensitive anniversary of Tiananmen.
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.
On September 28, 2009, Google honored the 2560th birthday of famous Chinese philosopher and thinker Confucius (孔夫子) with one of their custom Google logos.
Take a sneak peak of the massive parade being planned & rehearsed in Beijing for the People’s Republic of China’s upcoming 60th Anniversary on October 1, 2009.
Tiananmen Square June 4th, 1989: Where were you? How old were you? What were you doing? How did you feel? What did you do afterward? What have you done since?
Several major websites & services have been blocked by the Chinese government in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Incident.
Will quail breeder Liu Yongxing, hailed as a China working class rags-to-riches fairytale, be the next victim of the Forbes China’s richest list curse?