While Twitter and Facebook are flooded with posts about Trump, it is the Chinese New Year that has been the central theme on Weibo over the past week. Last Friday’s CCTV New Year’s Gala became the most-discussed topic of the month. We did a live blog and have compiled an overview with the best and the worst moments of the show.
Nothing about Trump? Well, alright then. Trump seems to cause some confusion on Chinese social media, and it is not because of his recent policies, but because of his Chinese name. Trump is known under two different names in China. We explain why Trump has two different names and which is the best one to use.
Happy Chinese New Year to you all, and please also stay tuned for the latest trends on Chinese social media through our Twitter or Facebook page.
It is confusing even for Chinese netizens and journalists: why does ‘Trump’ have multiple names in Chinese? And which is the right one to use?
The post Why Trump Has Two Different Names in Chinese appeared first on What’s on Weibo.
The CCTV New Year’s Gala aired on Friday night and triggered thousands of netizens to comment on its best and worst performances. What’s on Weibo gives you a summary of the show’s highlights and its low points.
The post The Best and the Worst of CCTV New Year’s Gala 2017 appeared first on What’s on Weibo.
The biggest live television event in the world is about to start. Spring Festival is here and that means it is time for the CCTV New Year’s Gala 2017: the special annual evening variety show that captures millions of viewers on Chinese New Year’s Eve.
China’s latest population data reveal that despite the implementation of the ‘two child policy’, the gender imbalance is a continuing social problem.
The post China Now Has 33,5 Million More Men Than Women appeared first on What’s on Weibo.
The Chinese New Year travel season, also known as ‘chunyun’, is in full swing. One of the ways in which people try to make it home for the Spring Festival is by looking for shared rides through social media.
The post The Chunyun Trend: Carpooling Home For Chinese New Year appeared first on What’s on Weibo.
hina’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice on Sunday that it will strictly contain the unapproved use of virtual private networks (VPNs) by Chinese firms. Many Chinese internet users are concerned about the announcement and fear that it will further close off China’s internet from the rest of the world.
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