A press conference at the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.Image: VCG via Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-03-14 01:54:54 UTC China’s annual “two sessions” meetings are as serious as they come when it comes to political affairs. Taking place in Beijing, the event predictably gets extensive coverage in China. Yet a viral eye roll byRead More
According to The Hong Kong Free Press, Apple is set to hand over the keys to the the accounts of iCloud users in China to a company owned by the surveillance and censorship-happy Chinese government. Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) will take over the operation of Apple’s Chinese data center at the end of February, makingRead More
Uber’s rival in China just acquired another competitor.Image: david ramos/getty images By Kerry Flynn2018-01-03 19:53:45 UTC Uber’s new year isn’t off to a great start. One of the company’s biggest competitors, China’s Didi Chuxing, is buying another ride-hailing company from Brazil, 99. The deal is set to make Didi even bigger and pits its servicesRead More
That new KJU line of body soaps and mist fragrances from Unilever isn’t named after Kim Jong-un, Unilever would like you to know. It’s just that after the name was created and even trademarked, that the company realised what it had done. “It was only after we trademarked it that I realized that it alsoRead More
A sex doll rental service in China has shut its doors, at least for the time being, after the novel offering proved controversial. People who want to have sex with a lifeless rubbery replica of a schoolgirl, Wonder Woman, maid, nurse or athlete will have to buy their own.
“We prepared tenRead More
362 Shares Image: Getty Images for NARS By Yvette Tan2017-06-30 08:08:41 UTC People are getting pretty pissed off at Nars. The popular makeup brand is facing a wave of backlash, after it revealed that it began selling its products in China earlier this month — a country where animal testing is compulsory. Nars Cosmetics hadRead More
China’s long economic boom and near-total lack of social and legal protections for divorced women has created growth industries in weird services that help women keep their marriages intact after their jerky husbands start treating them like shit and/or start having affairs.
These service-providers offer anxious wives secret “marriage counseling” — advice onRead More