Tuesday, December 31, 2013
BEIJING — Just days after his unexpected visit to a Beijing steamed bun shop, Chinese President Xi Jinping made an unannounced visit Sunday evening to a local brothel in the western part of the city where he paid 50 RMB for oral sex.
Saturday, December 28, 2013
Thursday, December 26, 2013
SHANGHAI — A worldwide investigation into the disappearance of Santa Claus ended Thursday morning when Chinese authorities announced that the PLA Air Force had shot down a “suspicious airborne arctic conveyance” over the East China Sea on December 24.
Sunday, December 22, 2013
A poll of over 16,000 adults in 20 countries found Chinese respondents to be the most materialistic. For instance, 71% agreed with the statement, “I measure my success by the things I own.” Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.
Friday, December 20, 2013
It’s been a whirlwind year in China. Here’s a look back at 10 moments that made us smile.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
BEIJING – On Monday, the World Tobacco Association recognized China as the “best place for smokers” for the 12th consecutive year, awarding it the Golden Butt for its outstanding friendliness and relaxed restrictions toward tobacco consumption.
Although China banned smoking in most public places in 2011, the law goes unenforced, with cigarettes regularly lit in restaurants, offices, public bathrooms, surgery wards, playgrounds, food processing plants and fireworks factories.
Monday, December 16, 2013
BEIJING — Just days after Jade Rabbit’s historic moon landing, incriminating photos have surfaced which show China’s rover littering and writing its name in the Bay of Rainbows, reigniting an old debate about the behavior of Chinese tourists abroad.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
The New York Times has linked Chinese hackers to phishing emails directed at European diplomats in various foreign ministries. The emails purported to contain naked photos of Carla Bruni-Sarkozy. Here are the feelings…
Friday, December 13, 2013
by Dave Dubrowski
It’s no surprise that professional journalists like me are on edge these days.
What with Bloomberg and New York Times reporters—big love, guys—unsure if they will have their visas renewed, it’s easy to get the jitters when the time comes to rummage through your drawer and fish out that old residency registration form.