Beijing detains acting institution head in major #MeToo case

Social problem 09/28/22, 02:10

Beijing announced on September 22 that it had arrested Du Yingzhe , principal of acting academy Yingluzhantai. Du has been inundated with sexual allegations since one of his former students came out about him on September 19. The 40-year-old was accused of harassing, grooming, and raping students while boasting that he ...

‘We’re on that bus, too’; popular comment on social media

Social problem 09/26/22, 00:33

According to NBC News, on Sunday, September 18, a bus from the southwestern city of Guiyang crashed while transporting people to a COVID quarantine site. At least 27 people died as a result of the accident.  As seen by photos posted on Chinese social media, the gold-colored passenger bus sustained significant ...

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 ...