On Twitter, Radio Free Asia Chinese has posted an ad shared by the 301 Hospital, a Beijing institution catering to PLA officers and top officials, for a project aimed at maintaining the health and and extending the longevity of...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 10, 2014
Last October, Chinese media reported that pharmaceutical company America Citi Pharmacy Co. Ltd.’s was using their suggestive name in a fraudulent ad campaign—the Chinese and English names used by the company were very...
by Anne Henochowicz | Aug 11, 2012
A real estate company in Chengdu, Sichuan Province tried to profit from Liu Xiang’s failure at the London Olympics: SmartEyeView: This is an ad for a Chengdu real estate company. That was fast. Do you think Liu Xiang should sue?...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 14, 2010
An article in the New York Times Arts section looks at the nascent graphic design industry in China by profiling one designer who is hot in Beijing: Sitting in the Colibri Cafe (home of those pricey cupcakes) Mr. Liu seems to be...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 19, 2010
chinaSMACK has compiled and translated advertising posters and political slogans notable “for both their frankness and their humor”: From illegal petitions to promoting the One Child Policy, these slogans are often...
Susan Brownell: Was There a Master Plan to Use the Olympic Games to Promote a Positive Image of China to the World ?
by Jenny Leung | Feb 3, 2009
The China Beat has reprinted a version of a paper on the 2008 Beijing Olympics and China’s image, presented at a recent conference at the University of Southern California in January 2009. Below is an excerpt: There was a...
by Japhet Weeks | Dec 22, 2008
Sina Corp., which operates China’s most popular Internet portal, will acquire the country’s largest digital advertiser, Focus Media. From The Wall Street Journal: Under the new deal, Shanghai-based Focus Media...
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