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What Cui Yongyuan Didn’t Learn in School

Cui Yongyuan is a prominent Chinese TV personality, producer, film buff and author. He is currently the host of Talk to Little Cui (小崔说事) [zh] on CCTV-1. Cui has established himself one of China’s favorite social...

Chinternet Meme: My Profession (Updated)

In the spirit of the “How People View My Profession” memes that have been frequently appearing on Facebook walls lately, a series of similar memes have been popping up in Chinese cyberspace. Here is a portrayal of...

Persian Xiaozhao: We Are in This Together

After writing a widely-spread essay, “I Signed My Name After a Good Cry,” explaining her reasons for signing Charter 08, Persian Xiaozhao’s previous Sohu blog was closed down on January 13. She opened a new blog on...

Bullog Shut Down (Updated)

From TIME Magazine’s China Blog: Today a prominent mainland blog site,, was blocked, which may also be connected to Charter 08. A few of the liberal outlet’s bloggers wrote about the document, and at least...

Blogger: How Headlines Get Written in China

This post is not “news.” A Chinese blogger, who is apparently a working journalist using the online name “the large trend” (大势所趋) posted this experience on May 21, 2007. It reveals a few details about how...

Blogger: To Whom Should I Be Grateful?

Wandering through the Chinese blogosphere, one never knows who you will encounter. Here is a blog titled “Love of Nature,” which contains social commentary mixed with personal memories. Its author did not reveal...

Something Big Happened!

A cartoon illustrator made an interesting four-image caricature of how people in China handle situations like the recent milk formula scandal. Translated by CDT via 1. Officials address the public in a very composed...

Photos: The Sanlu Disaster in Baoji

A poster on the Chinese BBS Tianya has posted some photos of the situation in Baoji, a city in Shaanxi. Selectively translated by CDT: These days, the maternity and child care ward in Baoji, Shaanxi has been packed due to the...




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