A young Chinese author, Hao Jingfang beats Stephen King in the prestigious Hugo Awards for science fiction. At this year’s World Science Fiction Convention in Missouri, 32-year-old author Hao Jingfang’s story Folding Beijing won the Hugo Award for “Best Novelette”, a prize for which Stephen King’s Obits had also been nominated. Hao Jingfang Hao graduated … More “Folding Beijing”: A science fiction that is too real?
Recently, the divorce of Chinese renowned actor Wang Baoqiang has generated huge buzz in social media. The actor posted his unilateral divorce announce on Sina Weibo, in which he alleged that his wife, Ma Rong, had an affair with his agent, Song Zhe, and admitted upfront that he has been cuckolded. Wang’s divorce announcement on … More Chinese celebrity Wang Baoqiang Divorce: Why wearing a ‘green hat’ in China is linked to infidelity
The Ghost Festival, also known as Yu Lan Jie (盂兰节)in China, falls on the fifteenth day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar (the Ghost Month, which lasts from August 14 to September 12 this year). Legend has it that, on this particular day, the gates of hell open, restless spirits pour out of … More Ghost marriage in China: Till death do us wed
Young Chinese fashion designer, Masha Ma Short haircut with long side bang, classic red lips. The chic look of the young Chinese fashion designer, Masha Ma, projects her minimalist, cutting-edge and powerful fashion statement. And now in Rio, you can catch a glimpse of her fashion concept from the champion outfits worn by Chinese athletes. … More Have a look at China’s Rio Olympic champion outfit
China has scooped 31 medals in the first week of the Rio 2016 Olympics, including 11 golds, 8 silvers and 12 bronzes, second to the U.S.A. on the medal tally. Instead of going hysterically ecstatic or overtly cynical over any unexpected results, China’s response to this Olympics is more composed and measured. Trending social media … More Has China learned to value the sport over the gold?
Cupping marks spotted in Rio Olympics The mysterious bruises spotted on Olympic winning US swimmer Michael Phelps’s skin has drawn worldwide attention. What is cupping? How does it work? This ancient Chinese medical therapy has the world eager to find out more about this Eastern ‘magic’. It’s clear why it’s a therapy fad among athletes … More Three Chinese medicine remedies you must know about (apart from cupping)
Interracial dating is not an unusual thing for Chinese people nowadays, yet it’s definitely a social phenomenon in vogue that draws attention. The picture-perfect pair Liu Ye and Anais Martane, the newly wed Sa Beining and Lisa Hoffman, and the sweet lovebirds Gigi Leung and Sergio Crespo Gutes, interracial dating seems so near and yet … More “It’s like a new achievement” – Chinese people on dating Westerners