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    Chinese Version of Ice Road Truckers Features Heavy Use of Methamphetamine

    Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    BEIJING — The highly anticipated Chinese adaptation of Ice Road Truckers premiered last night on CCTV-10, but die-hard fans will find that it strays from the American version to better reflect the dangers that Chinese truckers face, including deadly switchbacks, harsh Dongbei winters and the heavy use of methamphetamine.

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China’s New World Map Claims Hawaii, Most of Micronesia

World map

BEIJING — In a move that will surely escalate tensions, China’s Ministry of Education has released a new world map in which China claims large swaths of the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii and most of Micronesia.


The Chinese Are the Cause of All the World’s Problems and I Have a Tiny Penis

Clive Palmer

by Clive Palmer Clive Palmer is an Australian businessman and the leader of the Palmer Untied Party. Dear reader, by now you’re probably aware of my little bust-up…


CCTV Biopic Changes Deng Xiaoping’s Words to “Let Some People Get Rich First, Then Let Them Get Even Richer”

Deng Xiaoping at History’s Crossroads

BEIJING — CCTV’s new biopic Deng Xiaoping at History’s Crossroads has generated some controversy over its historical accuracy and humanistic portrayal of the former Chinese leader.

But no part of the series has proven more controversial than the decision to change some of Deng’s most famous words.


Xi Jinping Now Charging Random People on Street with Corruption

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BEIJING — After detaining PLA general Xu Caihou and former Politburo heavyweight Zhou Yongkang on corruption charges, sources say China’s President Xi Jinping has taken to the streets of Beijing to accuse random passersby of corruption, violations of discipline and subversion of state power.

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Hu Jintao Officially Becomes Waxwork

Wednesday, August 6, 2014