Society

This is how an angel falls

Set to the backdrop of some high-profile drama, the hotly anticipated 2017 Victoria’s…

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Katy Perry’s Chinese fans lament her China ‘ban’

Katy Perry, the 33-year-old pop star lovingly nicknamed “Fruit Sister” by her Chinese fans, was reportedly barred from entering…

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Why can’t Jack Ma just be a billionaire?

Although the Wall Street Journal reports (paywall) that “Alibaba’s entertainment efforts look like an untalented rich kid trying…

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Sexually suggestive ads to sell duck necks

“This is ridiculously disgusting. I will boycott Juewei from now on.” “Women are supposed to be objectified and consumed by…

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China’s ‘Little Pink’ are not who you think

Early last year, following the victory of Taiwan’s pro-independence opposition leader in its general elections, a wave of mainland…

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Old Chinese man dances his way into the internet’s heart

Perhaps you’ve already seen this video, going viral worldwide, which Japanese Twitter user @malatang2015 posted last Friday. But if not, take…

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A murder, two frustrated families, and an internet mob

“Sometimes when laws are not enacted, we need mob justice to carry out moral sanction on those who otherwise…

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Feeding toddlers wasabi as punishment at daycare center

“Employees of Ctrip worked hard at the office, hoping to grant their offspring a bright future, while their…

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The Chinese internet’s best reactions to Trump’s China visit – China’s latest society and culture news

Here is SupChina’s selection of the best reactions on the social media platform Weibo to Trump’s state visit…

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No cash? Just scan my phone, says robber in China – China’s latest society and culture news

“Mobile payment really changes our lives — in every aspect.” “This man is too stupid to be a robber.”

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Infant vaccine batches fail quality test – China’s latest society and culture news

“It sounds like we should be thankful for the vaccines not being toxic.” “Ineffective vaccines are faulty vaccines. There is…

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Overseas Chinese students: Is not returning home a violation of filial piety? – China’s latest society and culture news

“At the risk of sounding obnoxious, I will never support my daughter to study abroad. If she is unable…

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Sycophants in parent-teacher WeChat groups – China’s latest society and culture news

“This is nothing new. When I was a kid, my parents sent gifts to teachers just to make sure…

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A literary award for plagiarists – China’s latest society and culture news

“I thought this was something from the Onion at first. But I’m glad to know it is real news.” “A well-deserved…

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Can caterpillar fungus prevent cancer? Science says no – China’s latest society and culture news

“Little by little, the myth around these ‘magical’ plants in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) will be dismantled.” “TCM never…

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