“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chinese people share their experiences of Han (China’s ethnic majority) discriminating against Tibetans or Uighurs (ethnic minorities). One offers a solution.
A popular video showing the military training all Chinese university students in the PRC are required to undertake is negatively received by Chinese netizens.