Via chinaSMACK Beijing Guoan defeated Shanghai Shenhua 3-2 in a legitimately exciting match tonight in front of a capacity crowd of about 68,000. Beijing went up 2-0 before Shanghai clawed back with two of its own, with Anelka — who otherwise did very little — scoring the equalizer. A beautiful header-goal gave Beijing the lead... Read more »
H/T Alicia Seeing as how much we hate censorship, we should probably commemorate Reporters Without Borders’ World Day Against Cyber-Censorship. Every March 12 (I realize it’s March 13 in China, but America is 12 to 15 hours behind [excluding Hawaii, obviously], so give me a break) is dedicated to the “support of a single Internet without... Read more »
Via Hexie Farm Beijingers, did you go to Blue Frog’s You-Town opening tonight and eat all you can, drink all you can for just 100 kuai? If you didn’t, you should read these links instead, you sad, sad fellow.
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?
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!
Macao-based graffiti artists GANTZ5, via NeochaEDGE Well, this sucks: The demolition of a courtyard, on Qinlao Hutong in Nanluoguxiang, was wrongly conducted as it was not included in the government plan for the construction of an underground parking lot, said cultural heritage campaigners yesterday. [Global Times] I guess now’s as good a time as any to... Read more »
One would think it’s bad to have typos in your advertisement, but I’m not sure I would have clicked on “Jouroney to the West” on Youku if it were spelled correctly. On this leap day, why get sloshed when you can read links?
Via China Smack, this is actually a Shandong province villager smuggling natural gas. On the day after you probably got a haircut, since it’s auspicious to get haircuts during Longtaitou (龙抬头) Festival, here are links.
Via ChinaSmack The day after an “Emmy Award-winning TV news correspondent” compared Jeremy Lin to Jackie Robinson in China Daily and wrote, “Lin is a devout Christian. But I think his success has more to do with Confucian rather than Christian values,” and, “But until his team eventually loses a game and the champagne corks stop popping”... Read more »
Via Ministry of Tofu: “A vivid portrayal of the Chinese society: The upper class is doing the splits (slang for two-timing); the middle class is being brainwashed; the lower class is awaiting their doom.” On this, the day that car ownership in Beijing surpassed 5 million, here are your links for the weekend.