Prepared to Fail: Cafeterias and Restaurants Face Backlash for Pre-Made Meals

A school canteen scandal has Chinese consumers rethinking their growing demand for pre-prepared and ready-to-eat meals


Why Are Women Shamed for Male Celebrities’ Bad Behavior?

“Wife PR,” where female celebrities apologize and show public support for their male partners in a scandal, is facing backlash in China


The Battle Over Privacy in Chinese Street Photography

After a recent scandal, street photographers face backlash for invasion of privacy and targeting young women


Duck, Duck, Rat: A Rodent’s Head Prompts a Deluge of Memes

How an investigation into contaminated cafeteria food took China’s internet by storm


Can Chinese Fans Win the War Against Ticket Scalpers?

Despite fan boycotts and government crackdowns, China’s ticket scalpers continue to turn profits with high prices


Five Mega Scandals From China’s Annual Consumer Rights Festival

From chemical rice to monstrous “water armies,” here are the most shocking consumer rights scandals revealed during China’s annual “3.15 Gala”


How Ancient Chinese Scammers Tricked Consumers

Ancient Chinese consumers had to watch out for all manner of frauds and fake goods


Chinese Consumers Still Don’t Trust Food Additives

Why do Chinese consumers fear additives in their food?


Soy Sauce Brand Faces Additives Controversy and Other Trending News

Soy sauce brand faces questions over additives, tech billionaire settles sexual assault case, turtle falls from eighth story and survives, Qingdao landmark collapses after heavy rain—it’s Viral Week


Centuries-Old Bridge in Fujian Burns Down and Other Trending News

Flash flood kills seven in Sichuan, exorbitantly priced designer bike shocks netizens, 932-year-old bridge burns down, Billboard launches Chinese edition—it’s Viral Week