Do Chinese Officials Really Know the Theories of Marxism?


The recent revolt of Chinese villagers from Wukan was that rare incident in which Chinese government agreed to make recessions. In these circumstances there is little doubt that the ruling party will do everything to tighten its grip on the power. One of such measures is the new regulation for Sina Weibo (Chinese microblogging service). … [Read more…]

Christmas Is Sad for Shengnv and Shengnan


Have you heard about “shengnv”? This is the name for 30 plus single Chinese females whose prospects to get married every year are quickly decreasing no matter how well-educated and good-looking they are. Today, I for the first time encountered a similar word referring to single Chinese guys – “shengnan”. Here is the story (loosely … [Read more…]