Shanghai-born blogger, author, director, singer, restaurateur, and race car driver Han Han published his first essay while still in junior high school in 2000. After dropping out of high school, he published his first book (a satire on education in the PRC called “Triple...
by Anne Henochowicz | Sep 22, 2016
The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 23, 2013
Since Saturday morning, when a 6.6Mw earthquake struck near Sichuan’s Ya’an city, thousands of volunteers from students and white-collar workers to Tibetan monks have descended on the affected area to offer...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 8, 2013
The heavy-handed rewriting of the Southern Weekly newspaper’s traditional New Year greeting has triggered a staff strike, a barrage of letters and petitions, and an upwelling of popular support both on- and offline. In the...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 21, 2012
At Paper Republic, Nicky Harman celebrates a good year for Chinese-to-English translations, listing twenty books published—mostly—in 2012. OK, I’ve cheated a bit – three of the publications below are poetry, and two others come...
by Mengyu Dong | Sep 17, 2012
As anti-Japanese protests continue to heat up in China, well-known Chinese blogger Han Han took to Weibo to denounce violent acts such as smashing Japanese-made cars. Liz Carter and David Wertime at Tea Leaf Nation summarize...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jul 11, 2012
Update: New comment by sam025 added at the bottom. Irony is lost on Global Times Chief Editor Hu...
by Mengyu Dong | Jun 14, 2012
Han Han, the most famous blogger in China, recently sealed a deal with massive Chinese Internet company Tencent and founded an e-journal, One. This is his third attempt at creating a journal. Compared with his previous work,...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 27, 2011
Superstar blogger and race car driver Han Han has written three essays on the topics of freedom, democracy and revolution, which have stirred up debate in Chinese cyberspace. The New York Times blog explains: While urging the...
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