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    What Are Our Chinese New Year’s Resolutions?

    Friday, February 20, 2015
    Lose weight, stop smoking and call discipline authorities on unpopular manager — 22%
    Misquote more ancient classics — 10%
    Help fallen people in street instead of watching them die — 16%

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How Are We Spending Chinese New Year?

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Weeping in holding cell of Southeast Asian airport — 12%
Pretending to be married, for our parents’ sake — 30%
Hosting CCTV New Year’s Gala — 10%


Xi Jinping to Direct, Produce and Star in CCTV New Year’s Gala

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BEIJING — In a surprise announcement Monday, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, President of the People’s Republic of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping declared that he would personally oversee production of this year’s CCTV New Year’s Gala.


19-Year-Old Chops Off Hand to Cure Internet Addiction

A 19-year-old from Jiangsu was taken to the hospital after chopping his left hand off in an attempt to cure his Internet addiction. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.


How Will China Remove Western Values from Chinese Colleges?

Yuan Guiren

Last week, Chinese Education Minister Yuan Guiren told colleges to “never let textbooks promoting Western values appear in our classes.” Miniharm urges him to go further, banning Western influence from college entirely. Here’s how:

  • Limit independent thoughts to one per student per semester.
  • Ban books by non-Chinese writers such as Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx.

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