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Chinese Young People Are Rejecting Communist Party Propaganda and the Government Is Freaking Out

http://www.newsweek.com/chinas-young-people-are-rejecting-communist-party-propaganda-celebrity-culture-690277

It’s nice to see that the Chinese government is still using the tried and true propaganda techniques of the Nazi party. I’m pleased to read the youth of China can spot these movies for what they truly are.

Chinese Propaganda

China Box Office: 'Kingsman' Dominates With $39 Million Opening

As the only significant new release, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” opened strongly on top of the China box office. It enjoyed a 54% market share. 202 more words

News

Xi’s road map to the Chinese Dream, by Pepe Escobar

China has a different way of asserting its claim to world leadership than the US. From Pepe Escobar at atimes.com:

It all starts with Hong Kong as a major BRI financing hub. 303 more words

Governments

What Does China's Congress Think of Kim Jong-Un?

China and North Korea used to have a close relationship. The BBC asked delegates to the Communist Party Congress for their views on Kim Jong-un. Getting an answer proved quite a challenge for the BBC correspondent.

North Korea

HuaShan - the Steepest Mountain in China

I told myself that I needed a break.

Mom has passed away for over two months; I need to get away so that I won’t just sit here mourning over her passing. 214 more words

Travel

Sticky purple rice in a pineapple

Item: Sticky purple rice in a pineapple
Date: December 23, 2016
Location: 傣味320, Kunming, Yunnan

Fragrant, sticky purple rice stuffed in a pineapple – I think with pineapple bits inside the rice as well!

Food

What on Earth are "shenmo xiaoshuo" 神魔小說?

A term I have been using quite a lot in my posts is shenmo xiaoshuo 神魔小說, so I thought it might be about time to explain what that is supposed to be. 912 more words

Chinese Literature