Two edited surveillance videos of JD.com’s Richard Liu and his accuser Jingyao Liu were posted on Chinese social media Weibo on Apr. 22. It soon went viral and caused heated discussion in China. What the videos show seems to be unfavorable to Jingyao Liu, the Minnesota student who accused Richard Liu of battery and rape in a civil lawsuit.
Well, it is tough. China is a country that is not that open to sex. We tend to avoid using direct terms to refer to sexual activities in public, especially when it comes to advertisements.
The main reason why Chinese medicine resonates with African countries rests in their availability, and the price the medicine comes at. Providing affordable healthcare remains one of the biggest obstacles to governments in Africa.
This morning, a fire broke the peace and tranquility of the spring morning. After the forest fire devoured the lives of 30 fire fighters in Sichuan, this is yet another fire that topped the searches of Chinese social media. The key words would be, Notre Dame, fire and tragedy for the global civilization.
“Those who fool around all day long are not my brothers! I am responsible for the 180,000 families behind the 180,000 brothers. So I cannot cover for those one percent who fool around, I have no choice!”
“When comparing the imaginary worlds with cutting-edge science, the latter is always crazier.” Liu Cixin, the Chinese author of the internationally acclaimed sci-fi novel The three-body problem, has expressed this opinion on various occasions. All of his inspiration and story ideas are already deep-rooted in the profound mine of natural sciences and astrophysics.
Earlier in April, a Chinese child model was beaten up by her parents for disobedience. The video was recorded by a bystander who subsequently posted it online. The parents’ abusive attitude on their child triggered the public’s anger. According to the video, the young child got kicked by her mother and did not react after getting beaten up.
Moving to the developed world sounds like a great plan. Comparing to the developing world, immigrating to developed countries will automatically grant people the opportunities that they might not have before: healthcare, education, you name it.
A chemical factory in eastern China suffered from a deadly explosion, causing at least 78 people dead and more than 500 people injured.
Chinese Movie ‘The Crossing’ officially went on air around the world last Friday. While the movie may have a theme on youth, relationship, and identity recognition, the cross-border experiences described in the story revealed the larger implication of this existing Hong Kong-Shenzhen border.
All 157 people on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 died in the devastating crash, including eight crew members.
24 hours after the plane crash, the topic of her death climbed to the top list of Weibo, attracting hundreds of millions of clicks.
Chinese tech entrepreneurs seem to have a special affinity for sharing. From ride-sharing, bike-sharing, to room-sharing, various forms of sharing services can be found everywhere. Recently, medical service sharing became a possibility for patients who have trouble commuting to hospitals to receive health care.
In the streets of Nairobi, Johannesburg, Lagos, and other African cities, signs advertising Chinese tech products are not an uncommon sight. In fact, all Chinese tech firms are rushing to get into Africa.
Despite credible evidence suggesting the potential positive effects that games could have on children, reserved Chinese parents do not seem to be fully convinced by these arguments.