Stories about China from November, 2015
25 November 2015
"Sixty-five years ago, a plate of fried rice with egg changed the fate of China. We would have become North Korea without this dish (although the two are becoming alike)."
21 November 2015
19 November 2015
Some Hong Kongers silently booed during the Chinese national anthem. Others saw a parallel between their football team's performance against China and efforts to combat Beijing's increasing intervention.
17 November 2015
"I wish this precious experience can help our 'new friends' see a full picture of Taiwan's democracy, freedom and diversity. Welcome, all of you, to the world of Facebook!"
16 November 2015
"...it is quite obvious that the public have no way to know about the truth at the moment. We don’t know whether the reasons provided by the government are justified..."
14 November 2015
12 November 2015
Hazardous smoke shrouds the city of Shenyang, where air quality has set a new record low, testing 130 times above levels considered safe by the World Health Organization.
11 November 2015
A columnist stoked debate about the openness of Chinese universities after he found himself having to literally scale the wall of Xiamen University to gain access to the campus.
7 November 2015
China announced at the end of October that it was scrapping its infamous one-child policy. Many Chinese netizens didn't exactly greet the news with cheers.
6 November 2015
"What sort of outcome is hoped to be accomplished with the Ma-Xi meeting? Are the expectations of the Ma government the same as those of the Taiwanese people?"
An eleventh-hour meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-Jeou two months before presidential elections in Taiwan suggests that something very, very unusual is going on.
Hu Xijin denounced the popular use of “patriotic thief," but some netizens pointed out that he himself has demonstrated some of the characteristics of that term.
4 November 2015
Chinese fans worried the scene, in which Xi Jinping kisses a Korean-speaking woman who is not his wife, could get the show banned.