Stories about China from December, 2013
"The only rule of dictatorship is no rule." Many Chinese netizens believe the purge of Jang Song Thaek in North Korea a wake-up call for China's political reform.
A widely circulated post "Without the motherland, you are nothing" has gone viral on the Chinese Internet since November, sparking heated discussions over the meaning of patriotism.
China's Internet powerhouses have successfully entered the online finance and investment business scene, challenging state-owned banks' monopoly.
"Government should take the biggest responsibility for the environmental disaster caused by air pollution in China."
Famous Chinese film director Zhang Yimou has become a new target of public attack against the privileges who breach the law to have extra kids.
"How many Chinese have been hurt by the English education? It should have been abolished long ago."
"I don't understand why India's Gandhi and South Africa's Mandela receive so much praise. Of course they were great, that's all. But Chairman Mao surpassed them all."
Vietnam, where Chinese bachelors can find "true love", or more specifically, where they can "search for brides who won't demand apartments or private vehicles as a precondition for marriage."