Why Are Sad Frogs Invading China’s Streets?

An invasion of people in frog costumes has taken China’s internet by storm—and posed a challenge to urban management


China Reacts to Queen’s Death and Other Trending News

Netizens react to death of Elizabeth II, celebrity arrested for soliciting prositutes, vlogger banned after eating wasp, man trapped in balloon for two days—it’s Viral Week


53 Dead in Building Collapse and Other Trending News

Cooking and cleaning added to school curriculum, Weibo shows users’ locations, Beijing Covid-19 restrictions tighten, Changsha building collapses—it’s Viral Week


China’s “Disappeared” Celebrities of 2021

The biggest Chinese celebs engulfed by scandal so far in 2021


Viral Week Ep. 286

Epic sandstorm hits Beijing, college student bullied for using English, TCM fraud outed—it’s Viral Week


Viral Week Ep. 285

Elder steals fish, kindergarten goes vegetarian, anti-harassment guide raises eyebrows, and controversial Two Sessions proposals—it’s Viral Week


Viral Week Ep. 284

Compensation for housework, snobbish teacher, pineapple train, and rude surname—it’s Viral Week


Viral Week Ep. 283

Sexist tea shop ad, Jack Ma lookalike, tombs under airport, and date rape drug test—it’s Viral Week


Viral Week Ep. 282

Tiger comes for dinner, cherries with Covid, bad poetry slammed, journalist reveals domestic abuse—it’s Viral Week


Viral Week Ep. 280

Celebrity surrogacy, hostage-taker in Kunming, trapped miners rescued, and tofu-selling DJ—it’s Viral Week