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#FredinChina: Digital life, new theme of Chinese exam subjects

Fred Raillard | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

#FredinChina: Taobao Latest Campaign Is All About Post-90s

Fred Raillard | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week's HotPost is 'Papi Jiang', and is a typical modern Chinese social media story. It's the story of this young influencer called 'Papi Jiang' who is a beautiful and smart 'youtuber'.

#FredinChina: New Content Regulations in China

Fred Raillard | Posted 03.15.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

Last week there was another regulation concerning the Chinese Internet, forbidding foreign companies from posting content on Chinese social media. In short, Beijing is getting more and more controlling over anything and everything that is broadcasted in China online and offline, on the Internet and on TV.

#FredinChina: The Mobile Payment War

Fred Raillard | Posted 02.25.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

The HotTopic of the week is the Chinese New Year, going from the year of the Goat to the year of the Monkey. It's a huge celebration in China. It is the biggest migration of all species on the planet at that particular time of the year.

See 3 Years' Worth Of Air Pollution Drift Across The Beijing Sky

The Huffington Post | Matt Sheehan | Posted 01.15.2016 | World

Beijing -- Pollution in this city has been the subject of complaint, satire and even international diplomatic disputes. Accusations have been traded, ...

Which of These Three Chinese Will Time Pick for Person of the Year?

George Chen | Posted 01.31.2015 | World
George Chen

The three picks by Time reflect the very different thinking and ideology of Chinese society, which is generally getting more divided rather than united under Xi's leadership. People just choose to believe in different things -- money, power or the long-awaited "Chinese dream" by some and, perhaps the entire nation, for freedom.

Soccer Commentator Turned Government Critic Silenced In China

China Digital Times | Posted 07.14.2014 | World

User Generated, Censor Chosen Keywords on Weibo is a monthly feature produced by China Digital Times for The WorldPost. Li Chengpeng is a political...

China Cracks Down On Online Criticism

Reuters | Terril Yue Jones | Posted 07.20.2013 | World

By Terril Yue Jones BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Internet is brimming with disclosures of officials collecting bribes, homes and luxury ...

Chinese Outraged Over Latest Crime Of General's Son

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.24.2013 | World

China has detained the 17-year-old son of a general on suspicion of involvement in a gang rape, reports said Friday, the latest allegation against the...

Doggy Shizzle Weibizzle

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 09.19.2012 | Technology

Snoop Dogg, a.k.a. Snoop Lion, has joined Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, and has released a video in which he says "Ni hao" to his new audienc...

Chinese Companies Wave Flag To Profit From Anti-Japan Protests

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2012 | Business

By Jason Subler SHANGHAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The image of a small island topped by a massive Chinese flag that dominated the home pag...

Why Are So Many Respected Chinese Journalists Quitting?

Tea Leaf Nation | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Tea Leaf Nation

Recently, Jian Guangzhou (@简光洲), one of the most reputed investigative journalists in China, quit the Oriental Daily (@东方早报) and announced he was ending his reporting career.

How To Tweet During A Natural Disaster

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.04.2012 | Technology

Some might write off the blathering masses on Twitter, but those Internet luddites might change their tune during a storm. As we saw with Tropical Dep...

Don't Dress Sexy And Ride The Shanghai Subway

The Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Style

Many Internet users in China are speaking out after Shanghai Metro's (Subway) official Sina Weibo micro-blog posted a photo of a scantily clad woman a...

Calif. Man Becomes Internet Sensation In China For Random Act Of Kindness

Posted 06.01.2012 | Good News

California native Jason Loose was only buying a poor Chinese woman some French fries, but his altruism has managed to spark a a national debate about ...

Is China Inc. Corporate America's Enemy?

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese are (not) coming! It will be decades before Chinese corporations -- even in strategic industries such as renewable energy or information technology -- beat American, Western, and European companies on their own turf. Indeed, it may never happen at all.

Why Was The Word 'Salt' Banned In China?

Posted 03.15.2012 | Books

Chinese social media users weren't able to share many recipes for soup or french fries last year, as the term "iodized salt" was banned in an attempt ...

‘Twitter Of China’ Attracts Bill Gates, Maria Sharipova, Tom Cruise

Posted 11.16.2011 | Technology

By Melanie Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) - What do the International Monetary Fund, Louis Vuitton and Unilever have in common? They are the among a clutc...

Chinese Billionaire Uses Social Media To Announce He's Leaving Wife For Mistress

Posted 08.19.2011 | Divorce

Billionaire investor Wang Gongquan recently announced to the world that he was leaving his wife to elope with his mistress -- and he did it on a Chine...