If there is one thing The Farewell and its director Lulu Wang did wrong, it was being too brutally honest, about the in-between-ness of Chinese-American immigrants, the differences between Eastern and Western culture, and the feelings that come as a loved one passes away.

For many, 2019 has been a tough year. However, in the internet community, it's always about finding the fun amidst the dullness of everyday life. Certain words or phrases from hit movies, video platforms and online influencers become buzzwords and started spreading across Chinese social media platforms.

If you ask a foreigner about Chinese beer brands, most of them would first come up with Tsingtao beer, the one named after Chinese coastal city Qingdao. Looking back over a century ago, the colonial past of the city is closely intertwined with the history of the breweries.