Badiucao Ebook: Watching Big Brother

China Digital Times has published a new eBook, “Watching Big Brother: Political Cartoons by Badiucao.” Born in Shanghai and currently based in Australia, Badiucao is one of...

Word of the Week: Monkey-Snake

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens or encountered in online political discussions. These are the words...

Protecting China’s Animals in the Monkey Year...

For centuries, macaque monkeys have been a ubiquitous entertainment fixture in Chinese cities, where they can be seen performing tricks at the behest of traveling showmen. In recent...

Chinese Tech Firms Entice Opera with $1.2 Billion Bid...

Opera Software, a Norway-based company that operates a popular web browser, intends to accept a $1.2 billion acquisition bid from a group of Chinese companies. Opera says its board...

Drawing the News: The Fishball Revolution

Lunar New Year festivities turned violent in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok district as police came out to enforce new city regulations on illegal food vending. Tensions were compounded...

Chinese Ambassador Orders Tibet Exhibit Covered

An exhibit at the Dhaka Art Summit which featured the writings of five Tibetans who self-immolated has been covered at the request of the Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh. The exhibit,...