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Some of the common scenarios when it comes to friendships between Chinese and foreigners


Bullet to the head: Intro to ‘Bullet Subtitles’

The bizarre subculture of fan-made “Bullet Subtitles” and their not-so-secret lingo


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The Great Anti-Christmas Backlash

Christmas brings no pleasure to staunch Chinese traditionalists


Christmas Apples and Luxury Cars

Luxury cars used as store counters to sell China’s infamous “Christmas Apples”


The Parallel Online Universe of China’s 2014

Baidu’s 2014 top searches differ so much from Google’s that they don’t make sense


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The Chinese people's obsession with self-help and the economy of selling success

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