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The typhoon-triggered journey of a giant ‘rolling moon balloon’ over cars and buildings in Fuzhou becomes a meme

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
inds from the super-typhoon Meranti pushed a large inflatable moon, on display to celebrate the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival, from its perch in front of a Fuzhou shopping mall and over cars in the eastern Chinese city. Images of the scene went viral.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.