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Modernization Has Made Going Home For Holidays A Luxury

Modernization Has Made Going Home For Holidays A Luxury

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.

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On China Housing Crisis: People Buying Houses Getting Younger

On China Housing Crisis: People Buying Houses Getting Younger

The dream of earning your own house in China is presenting a lot of issues like the skyrocketing prices of housing and its effects among the young people. Netizens talk about housing affordability and why those applying for housing loans are getting younger and younger.

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Old Man Or Little Girl: Who Is More Shameless?

Old Man Or Little Girl: Who Is More Shameless?

Rules in riding the public transportation: 1. Take the initiative when paying your fare. 2. Give up your seat to the elderly, weak, and/or pregnant. But what happens when rude people take the bus or metro?

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Shanghai Metro Explosion

Shanghai Metro Explosion

There was a rumor going around in the internet that an explosion occurred in the Shanghai Metro 25th of June in the afternoon. Trace its roots and find out what really happened. Such is the power of social media.

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Expo Pavilion Popularity On The Net

Expo Pavilion Popularity On The Net

Which Shanghai World Expo pavilion is popular on the internet? Among netizens? Who is social media savvy?

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EXPOnential Shanghai: Japanese Toilets, Custom Goods, Passport

EXPOnential Shanghai: Japanese Toilets, Custom Goods, Passport

For today’s EXPOnential Shanghai, explore uber comfortable (and expensive Japanese toilets); know exactly how much goods entered China already for the World Expo; and more on the Shanghai World Expo passport.

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15 Shanghai World Expo Pavilion Secrets

15 Shanghai World Expo Pavilion Secrets

Meme circulating in Chinese internet forums on special awards given to the Shanghai World Expo pavilions. Fun guide when you go to the Expo Park. See for yourself if these pavilions really do deserve their “awards”.

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Shanghai World Expo Opening @ The Bund, Netizens Reactions

Shanghai World Expo Opening @ The Bund, Netizens Reactions

Shanghai staged a grand fireworks display to kick-off the opening of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The event was definitely one for the books. And because of that, mixed reactions were heard about the crowd turnout and the location of the fireworks display.

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Proposed Yushu Earthquake Pavilion: Good Idea Or Not?

Proposed Yushu Earthquake Pavilion: Good Idea Or Not?

Children’s writer Zheng Yuanjie proposes a Yushu Earthquake Memorial Hall for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo to grieve for the victims. Netizens give him a piece of their mind.

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Google Leaving China Will Not Be A Revolution, Televised Or Not

Google Leaving China Will Not Be A Revolution, Televised Or Not

Google leaving China will not be as big a revolution in the business world as you think. Getting excited over China’s loss of face may be playing into its hand.

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Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google.cn features manipulated & censored search results, but it still offers Chinese internet users a choice other than Baidu. Less choice is less freedom.

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Social Games: Are Chinese More Competitive Than Westerners?

Social Games: Are Chinese More Competitive Than Westerners?

The new China Social Games blog provides coverage on the hottest games, networks, & trends on Facebook & especially the hot & growing online market in China.

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CN Reviews looks back at 2009 – part 1

CN Reviews looks back at 2009 – part 1

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.

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Microblogging: Its Future In China & In Flattening The World

Microblogging: Its Future In China & In Flattening The World

Insights into microblogging’s (i.e. Twitter) current role and future potential in China’s internet amongst Chinese netizens. How will it affect businesses, advertising, and marketing in China?

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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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