Dr. Li Wenliang’s death on February 7, 2020 resulted in an unprecedented spontaneous outpouring of grief on China’s social media. The young ophthalmologist was widely identified as one of eight whistleblowers punished for...
by John Chan | May 24, 2021
This weekend, the Chinese public mourned the passing of Yuan Longping, the Chinese agronomist whose scientific breakthroughs in rice development helped to usher in the Green Revolution that ended famine in large parts of the...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 26, 2011
Thousands of residents gathered for a candle-light vigil to honor the victims of the high-speed train crash in Wenzhou. Shanghaiist posted a video: The youth in the above video lift candles in paper cups, a staple of Chinese...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 21, 2010
AP reports on the mass gathering in Shanghai to mourn the victims of the high-rise building fire which killed 58: Police were grabbing people by their collars and pulling them away from a designated mourning area if they tried...
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