The latest internet star in China, Taiwan and even Los Angeles, a 4th year female college student, who calls herself 豆豆看 (dodolook) and has created a brilliant and hilarious set of videos. “Of course,” one blog states, “an important is that she is very attractive.”
Below is a screen capture of her performing comical dance moves to the soundtrack of…
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A screen capture from Igooi, a Chinese social bookmarking site (in the vein of del.icio.us):
Notice that along with linking to the site, there are also Google Cache and Internet Archive links to the page. I refuse to ascribe everything under the broad umbrella of “censorship” (see recent Massage Milk prank), and so I will…
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The purpose of the Virtual China blog is to explore the burgeoning Chinese online world, which we define broadly as "virtual experiences and environments in and about China." We like the broad definition since "China" is found in many forms online, in multiple languages, and experienced by Chinese and non-Chinese people around the world. However, we also try to focus on those aspects of virtual…
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KRing is a site featuring Flash animations and MP3 clips amongst other things. It’s top download, besting the irony-laced FuRong JieJie MTV (blogged here) is a an MP3 clip entitled 嫁个有钱人 (都市版) [Marrying A Rich Person (City Version)].
The clip is a short comedic piece detailing a person’s requirements for a rich spouse. In this…
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From China Tech News:
In response to foreign media reports that China might
create its own top-level domain names to create its own intranet, a
spokesperson from the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC)
clarifies that China will not create its own root servers.
The representative says the misunderstanding was caused by…
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The Epoch Times, the controversial and strongly anti-Chinese Communist Party (CCP) paper linked with Falun Gong, claims to have registered over 8 million public withdrawals from the CCP, the Communist Youth League, and the Communist Young Pioneers via its “Quitting the CCP” website. The number is unverifiable and the withdrawals are not considered official in China.
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PostShow recommended the following Flash MTV (a very popular application of Flash in China), for a song called 你说我容易吗 (You Think I Have It Easy?). It documents the struggles of the working life through the lens of a multitude of jobs:
tracy commented: These flashes reflected the real thinking of chinese youth, especially
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A mug shots gallery, to promote the face of Chinese bloggers and blogging:
Note: gender breakdown – many male, few female.