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Yao Jiaxin is Dead

Here’s what’s hot on the Chinese internet today: Baidu Top Searches: 药家鑫死刑现场 Yào Jiāxīn sǐxíng xiànchǎng – Yao Jiaxin, who hit a woman with his car and then got out and stabbed her to death, was executed yesterday in Xi’an. Here’s the story (Chinese). 高考作文题目2011 gāokǎo zuòwén tímù2011 – The essay questions for this year’s […]

06·08·2011

Yao Jiaxin is Dead

Here’s what’s hot on the Chinese internet today: Baidu Top Searches: 药家鑫死刑现场 Yào Jiāxīn sǐxíng xiànchǎng – Yao Jiaxin, who hit a woman with his car and then got out and stabbed her to death, was executed yesterday in Xi’an. Here’s the story (Chinese). 高考作文题目2011 gāokǎo zuòwén tímù2011 – The essay questions for this year’s […]

06·08·2011

Here’s what’s hot on the Chinese internet today:

Baidu Top Searches:

  1. 药家鑫死刑现场 Yào Jiāxīn sǐxíng xiànchǎng – Yao Jiaxin, who hit a woman with his car and then got out and stabbed her to death, was executed yesterday in Xi’an. Here’s the story (Chinese).
  2. 高考作文题目2011 gāokǎo zuòwén tímù2011 – The essay questions for this year’s gaokao test are out. There are tons because the questions vary by testing location. Here’s one of the Beijing questions.
  3. 孙俪邓超婚礼现场 Sūn Lì Dèng Chāo hūnlǐ xiànchǎng – Sun Li and Deng Chao were married yesterday. The big news is that at the wedding Sun Li told everyone she was pregnant. Here’s the story (Chinese).
  4. 李娜收视新高 Lǐ Na shōushì xīn gāo – The story about Li Na’s amazing viewership numbers, and the International Table Tennis Federation’s jealousy, continues to be popular. Here’s the story (Chinese).
  5. 装备承制单位名录 zhuāngbèi chéngzhì dānwèi mínglù – The military has published this years full list of its suppliers, which has helped some of them out in the stock market.
  6. 山东初中生被捅 Shāndōng chūzhōngshēng bèi tǒng – A Shandong junior high student was stabbed to death by his roommate in the middle of the night. The reason for the stabbing isn’t immediately clear; police have already taken the murderous student into custody. Here’s the story (Chinese).
  7. 9位富豪相继自杀 9 wèi fùháo xiāngjì zìshā – This article lists nine very wealthy people, most recently the Wanchang Board Chair, who have committed suicide in recent years, and extrapolates that perhaps rich people aren’t always happy. Here’s the article (Chinese).
  8. 南科大45名实验班考生 Nán Kē Dà 45 míng shíyàn bān kǎoshēng – Students enrolled in an unaccredited reform university have refused to take the gaokao and wrote an open letter saying it was inappropriate for them to take it. Here’s the story (English).
  9. 总有一种期待 zǒngyǒu yī zhǒng qīdài – Gaokao essay prompts are out, one of Sichuan’s was “there’s always a kind of excitement.” Gee, I hope the students got a little more to go on than just that. Heres the story (Chinese).
  10. 汪小菲内地嫩模 Wāng Xiǎofěi nèidì nèn mó – Wang Xiaofei, a.k.a. Big S’s husband, has apparently started a feud with his wife by having some sort of contact with super-hot model Lu Wanrou. Here’s the story (Chinese).

Sina Weibo Trending Topics:

  1. 2011年高考 2011nián gāokǎo – Today is day 2 of the Gaokao; people are talking about it and wishing test takers good luck.
  2. 高考微作文 gāokǎo wēi zuòwén – People are discussing and trying to answer the various gaokao essay questions.
  3. NBA总决赛第四场 NBA zǒng juésài dì-sì chǎng – People are talking about game 4 of the NBA finals.
  4. 下雨 xiàyǔ – It has rained heavily recently in many parts of China, even causing some flooding. Beijing also saw a huge thunderstorm last night. People are talking about it.
  5. 药家鑫被执行死刑 Yào Jiāxīn bèi zhíxíng sǐxíng – Yao Jiaxin has been executed; people are talking about it, many support it.
  6. 邓超孙俪大婚 Dèng Chāo Sūn Lì dàhūn – People are talking about Deng and Sun’s wedding, at which Sun announced she was pregnant.
  7. 微剧本大赛 wēi jùběn dàsài – Sina is promoting their video competition.
  8. 日本电影周 Rìběn diànyǐngzhōu – It’s Japanese Film Week, apparently, and Sina is highlighting some Japanese films.
  9. 中网新场馆名称揭晓 Zhōng Wǎng Xīn Chǎngguǎn míngchēng jiēxiǎo – Sina is still hyping their contest to name China’s new and gigantic tennis area, and as before they’re getting a lot of sarcastic suggestions like “New Tennis Stadium.”