AmazeNews: At the Mercy of “Brother Emperor”

Qiwen Lu (奇闻录, AmazeNews) gathers “news of the weird” from China. It was voted Best Blog in Chinese in Deutsche Welle’s 2013 BOBS awards. The AmazeNews story below was first posted on May 8 as part of the ongoing series Scenes...

Zhejiang Church: Diaoyu God’s Gift to China

Recently, this banner hung in front of the Huzhou Church in Zhejiang Province: “Firmly support and defend China’s God-given Diaoyu Islands.” The sign under the red banner reads, “Jesus loves me.” Via AmazeNews. Translation By...

“High Voltage” Discipline for Cadres

With Bo Xilai disgraced just weeks before the 18th Party Congress decides China’s leadership for the next 10 years, government officials may be under unusually high pressure to keep a low profile. The Chinese blog AmazeNews...

Protests Hit Japanese Restaurants

Yesterday, a group of anti-Japan protesters in Beijing were stopped by police when they attempted to attack a Japanese restaurant. To avoid confrontation, the employees of this restaurant hung a red banner reading “The Diaoyu...

Profiting from Liu Xiang’s Defeat

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?...

Scenes from HK Education Protest

Over the weekend, Hong Kong parents, students and teachers protested the addition of patriotism classes to the fall curriculum. Below are photos and video screen captures from the demonstration:   Ho Zaak Lung, fifth...



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