The phrase “5,000 years,” which we’ve borrowed by way of parody to indicate “culture” on this website, is a ubiquitous catch-all response to anyone who disputes this country’s eminence, quality, or worth. It is used to indicate China’s uninterrupted history — 5,000 years of it, don’t you know? — though its appearance in conversation, in my... Read more »
Via Shanghaiist, students from the Chengdu University of Technology put on a fashion show. The Beijing Ducks play at home vs. Shanxi in Game 2 of the CBA semifinals. Why not read links while the game’s on?
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Alternate post title: Wall Street Journal’s Jason Chow Posts Week-Old Story About Conan/Da Peng, Gets Called Out On It In Comments Section, Revises Post Without Telling Anyone, Deletes Comments Because that’s what happened.
Via Anlicia Li In the January 28 issue of The Economist, the editors wrote: “In this issue we launch a weekly section devoted to China. It is the first time since we began our detailed coverage of the United States in 1942 that we have singled out a country in this way.” Two weeks later, BJC reader Anlicia... Read more »
By RFH On February 28, students of Yuying High School were gathering on the playground at 9:30 am for their daily morning exercise when a girl appeared on the 4th floor of a north building. “She was standing at the window of a Grade 11 classroom, naked, holding her clothes,” a student recalled. “We were all... Read more »
The Beiinger had a neat idea for a six-word contest last month, and in this month’s issue the editors have chosen their “50 best” entries. Leave it to the judges to spoil a good idea… OR MAKE IT AWESOME! We weren’t going to do this, but, well, here it is: below, unedited, the 20 worst of... Read more »
Via Global Voices, Sina Weibo user Zhang Nong created the above as a challenge to the “50 Cent Party,” the term for China’s cyber gang of ultranationalist goonies who spout pro-Party propaganda on Internet forums and comments sections. Let us read links on this beatific Lei Feng Day!
Nike’s been without a head for long enough. “We should thank Dashan. One day they will build his statue, high and gold in important place in big city in China. then you will say sorry. he is right.” –BJC commenter Got a Dashan statue to submit? Send to email@example.com.
Perchance, might I ask, how does he lead? By being dead? By making everyone feel inferior at the feet of his boundless magnanimity? With puppy-like, blind devotion? By making evangelists of us all and self-subjugating to a symbol and a spirit, when in fact that symbol and spirit is a myth written by people as real,... Read more »
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