Chinese professor weird humor in resume causes hot search online

Social problem 09/25/22, 08:24

A sincere introduction by Prof. Hu Jinniu from the School of Physical Sciences of Nankai University has recently attracted attention in academic circles and quickly became a hot search. The personal introduction on the homepage of his academy's official website seems to have the power of its own to reveal hard ...

Chinese company spies on ‘smoking violators’ in toilet cubicles

Social problem 09/25/22, 08:11

Recently, a company in southeastern China has been accused of installing surveillance cameras in toilet cubicles. This ruse is to catch workers breaking the company’s no-smoking policy. According to the South China Morning Post, after receiving severe backlash, the subsidiary of state-owned battery manufacturer, China Aviation Lithium Battery, in Xiamen, Fujian ...

Hong Kong may face its second worst fiscal deficit in its history

Social problem 09/25/22, 06:53

According to Bloomberg on September 18, Hong Kong forecasted a financial deficit of almost twice the amount projected. The economic downturn further declines revenue and the COVID pandemic increases government expenditure. Financial Secretary Paul Chan wrote in his blog, “Amid the economic slump, the government’s revenue is not going to meet ...

Girl in Guizhou bullying incident attracts public attention

Social problem 09/25/22, 06:51

On Sept.18, a video about school violence in Zunyi City, Guizhou Province, was shared on Weibo, attracting the attention of netizens. However, the local police administration process makes people worry that the incident will not be solved thoroughly. The video has been obscured and shows a girl getting slapped in the ...

Why are Japanese restaurants leaving the Chinese market in droves?

Social problem 09/25/22, 06:08

Recently, Yoshinoya, a well-known Japanese catering company, announced that Hanamaru Udon restaurant is leaving the Chinese market. Hanamaru Catering Management (Shanghai) Company, Shanghai-based Hanamaru Udon operating subsidiary, will be liquidated in 2022. Moreover, other Japanese company catering brands are also reducing their dependence on the Chinese market, closing stores one ...

Tibet capital goes into tragic lockdown; vice mayor forced to apologize

Social problem 09/25/22, 05:57

To comply with China's zero-COVID policy, the Tibetan capital of Lhasa has been placed under lockdown for nearly 40 days. Many chaos during the city lockdown has been frequently exposed on the Internet, sparking the public's outrage.  According to the South China Morning Post, last Saturday evening, September 17, the authorities ...

China desperate to boost record low birth rate with bonuses

Social problem 09/25/22, 05:55

As Reuters reported, the rate of 7.52 births per 1,000 people in 2021 was the lowest since the National Statistics Bureau began compiling statistics in 1949.  The data show that in 2021, China's population's natural growth rate—which does not include migration—was only 0.034%, which is the lowest since 1960. This then put ...