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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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Why The Chinese Do Better In Standardized Exams

Why The Chinese Do Better In Standardized Exams

Are Chinese robots? Relating experiences from the World Cup and the Shanghai World Expo.

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Expo Numbers Not Getting Smaller: Students Special Price

Expo Numbers Not Getting Smaller: Students Special Price

If you are planning to go to the Shanghai World Expo at a later time and are hoping that the crowds will be gone by then, that would never happen. Our fearless forecast is that the numbers will be getting higher. Student groups now get special prices. And there is a conspiracy theory attached too.

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The World Expo And The Chinese Homecoming

The World Expo And The Chinese Homecoming

Do you see the World Expo as a homecoming for the overseas Chinese? Hillary Clinton shares some points on Chinese-Americans during her visit to the Shanghai World Expo.

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Chinese Characteristics: What Are They Anyway?

Chinese Characteristics: What Are They Anyway?

What makes something Chinese? How are Chinese characteristics viewed outside China? Is there even such a thing as a specific Chinese characteristic?

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Qingming Jie: Clutching On To A Lost Tradition?

Qingming Jie: Clutching On To A Lost Tradition?

Have traditions associated with Tomb-Sweeping Festival started waning from the cultural consciousness of the Chinese younger generation?

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Are you or your Chinese friends 小资 (xiaozi)? (quiz)

Are you or your Chinese friends 小资 (xiaozi)? (quiz)

The slang term 小资 (xiaozi) originates from the Marxist term petty bourgeoisie, but means “yuppie” or “hipster” in today’s China. We’ve developed a 20 question quiz to tell if you or your Chinese friends are xiaozi. See if you agree with us.

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Stanford’s FACES Student Exchange Program Experiences

Stanford’s FACES Student Exchange Program Experiences

Forget Obama and Hu, can 40 American & Chinese exchange students contribute to and strengthen US-China ties? I think so and here are my three reasons why.

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CNBloggerCon: For The Chinese, Not The Foreigners

CNBloggerCon: For The Chinese, Not The Foreigners

The China Blogger Conference is largely inaccessible and irrelevant to most foreigners. Even so, what happens here, every year, is something we can all appreciate.

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iPartment: Hot Teen Girls Want to Move In With You, Online

iPartment: Hot Teen Girls Want to Move In With You, Online

Review of the online virtual world game, iPartment or “love apartment” (in Chinese), where young Chinese girls decorate homes and “live with” their boyfriends.

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Stories Of Han Discrimination & Prejudice In Tibet & Xinjiang

Stories Of Han Discrimination & Prejudice In Tibet & Xinjiang

Chinese people share their experiences of Han (China’s ethnic majority) discriminating against Tibetans or Uighurs (ethnic minorities). One offers a solution.

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Military Training For China’s University Students (Video)

Military Training For China’s University Students (Video)

A popular video showing the military training all Chinese university students in the PRC are required to undertake is negatively received by Chinese netizens.

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Top 4 Reasons Why Chinese Social Networking Is Different

Top 4 Reasons Why Chinese Social Networking Is Different

Why is China’s social network site dominated by local domestic Chinese players while foreigners have little success? Do Chinese netizens use SNS differently?

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Apple & China Unicom Rumors: The China Market For The iPhone

Apple & China Unicom Rumors: The China Market For The iPhone

Rumors continue of Apple negotiating with China Unicom to bring the iPhone officially to China. It’ll have to compete with grey market imports, fakes, & Google?

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Quote: Alec Ash on Political Education Classes

Quote: Alec Ash on Political Education Classes

“He could watch 666 episodes of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ …and wonder at how much sex doctors have with their colleagues in American hospitals.” ... 

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