A group of scholars located in Australia, the U.S., and Singapore have launched an English-language blog for brainstorming ideas on “how relations between Japan and
China can be improved, bilateral conflicts resolved, and problems
ameliorated.” It would be cool to have the site in Chinese and Japanese too, but probably prohibitively expensive to translate.
Without a really good Chinese blog search engine (see previous post), it is going to be difficult to keep up with the Chinese blogosphere. China Daily, reporting from the annual meeting of the
Internet Information Service Commission of the Internet Society of China in
Fang Xingdong, chairman and CEO of bokee.com, China’s largest…
芙蓉姐姐 (Sister Hibiscus) made waves on the Chinese internet in mid-2005 for posting photographs of herself posing semi-provocatively accompanied by narcissistic commentary. The caveat was that she was not particular attractive to say the least. The hype and press started within the BeiDa and TsingHua BBSs, where the original posts were, and spread to most of the major news sites, even…
Check out Jim Rossignol’s wonderfully rich description of gamers and culture in South Korea. Can’t wait to spend more time in China this year to dive into China’s gaming culture. Written for PC Gamer (UK), via Terra Nova. Seoul, South Korea. To a fanfare of Asian nu-metal and the sound of a thousand screaming fans, a young Korean man enters a…