March 12, 2014 12:00 PM
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October 15, 2012 12:57 PM
霸道部 (Bàdào Bù): Ministry of Bullying A play on “Ministry of Railways” (铁道部 Tiědào Bù), which came under close public scrutiny
The New York Times’ Keith Bradsher reports that high-speed rail has, “without a doubt, transformed China, often in unexpected ways.”
September 24, 2013 5:07 PM
The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently
July 24, 2013 12:00 PM
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