Blog Author - Charles Liu

Xiaomi Exec Resigns Due to Beijing Air Pollution
One of Beijing's most prominent expats working in the technology sector is citing the city's poor air pollution as the main reason why he is quitt
Beijing Professor Attracts Controversy for Judging Female Applicants on Their Breasts
An assistant professor of the Beijing Foreign Studies University (BSFU) has ignited co
Shanghai Comedian Zhou Libo Arrested in USA on Drug Charges
The Chinese internet is expressing its collective disgust at the latest Chinese celebrity drug scandal, this time involving a famous Shanghai come
Bureaucratic Redundancy Sparks Censorship Rumors of Smog Warnings
The good news: an online rumor that China is censoring air pollution warnings that made the rounds overnight has turned out to be false.
Beijing Celebrates its Elderly with a Beauty Pageant
China's veneration for its elder members was on full display last weekend as Beijing put on a...
Fake Terracotta Warriors Smashed After Viral Post Calls Attention to Xi'an Scam Artists
In Beijing we're no strangers to things masquerading as the real deal; there have been ...
Beijing-Area Factories Responsible for Air Pollution May Be Forced to Relocate
Air pollution is proving to be expensive for the same Beijing-area factories that are making it, prompting an exodus to other regions.
Careless and Cutesy Selfies Can Lead to Identity Theft, Police Warn
Whether accompanied by a pout or a smile, photographs of Chinese people will just about always include the sight of the "V" hand gesture.
Beijing Tech Exec Loses Job, Jailed for Airline Sexual Assault
The top executive of a Beijing-based tech company has been jailed for five days and subsequently resigned for allegedly groping the breast of a wo