As part of a continuing series on urbanization in China, Ian Johnson reports for The New York...
by Little Bluegill | Feb 25, 2013
After a child in Shanghai received detention at school for failing to turn in a notice for a health insurance program his or her family did not qualify for, one of the child’s parents turned to the Internet to vent...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 7, 2010
Elliott Ng wrote on the cnreviews blog: The slang term 小资（xiao3 zi1) came up over dinner with my friends Min and Kai. I was discussing a Website I liked, and Min responded, “I don’t like that site. It’s too 小资.” Well, I had...
by Sophia Cao | May 11, 2007
From China Daily: Working 10 or more hours a day, almost no days off, no regular meals and lack of sleep – that’s the life for 70 percent of the white-collar workers in four of China’s big cities, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou, according to a survey by Beijing Normal University. These white-collar workers, usually […]
by Xiao Qiang | May 7, 2007
From Xinhua, via China Daily: One out of every five adults in Shenzhen, South China’s Guangdong Province, suffers from mental problems, according to a government-sponsored survey. The survey covered more than 7,000 people aged 18 or above, of whom 21 percent said they had experienced psychological difficulties at some stage of their lives and 17 […]