In Laowai Comics #117 a joke leads to a exposition of a fundamental culinary difference in East Asia cultures. Laowai comics is a webcomic about all aspects of life in China. A new installment is published each Thursday on The China Chronicle.
Ho Tat Tsim’s film The True Story of Ah Poon is a reaction against National Education in Hong Kong.
When it comes to civics and social studies, there can be a fine line between teaching students about their home country’s history and heritage and indoctrinating them with blind patriotism. Does this handout portraying the Yellow River as “the Mother River of China” cross the line?
This week's timelapse video is called Guangzhou 2012, and features Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and the surrounding cities in the Pearl River Delta. Enjoy
Laowai Comics #115. Laowai comics is a webcomic about all aspects of life in China. A new installment is published each Thursday on The China Chronicle.
What is so important about Hong Kong TV that 80,000 people would demonstrate against the government's decision to deny them a broadcasting license? It's more about what this scenario represents in a rapidly changing Hong Kong.
This Friday's timelapse video comes from 56 photographers who took and assembled over 200,000 photos of 49 different cities across China without ever meeting AFK. It's called China in Motion 2013, and was made by the Union of Timelapse China.
A used condom rains down from the sky in Jiande and smashes a car window. Yes, for real, this happened. Now can anyone do the physics and tell us what floor it was dropped from?
This week on Laowai Comics: The Laowai makes a big discovery: Moutai! Laowai Comics is a comic about all aspects of life in China. New installments each Thursday on The China Chronicle.
Tens of thousands of protesters rallied outside Hong Kong's Legislative Council Complex as HKTV supporters clashed with pro-government demonstrators.
Yes, the kid on Jimmy Kimmel who said "kill everyone in China," was taken seriously -- as least as far as certain groups could use the statement to push their own agendas.
As protests for universal suffrage get set to heat up again in Hong Kong, will civil disobedience bring the city to stand still?
Taiwan's giant yellow duck's rear end blew out, Beijing's was deflated and shipped on to its next destination, and Hong Kong's had an inglorious death before being resuscitated and sent to Pittsburgh. Is this the end of the giant yellow duck era in China?
Massive protests are to continue in Hong Kong over HKTV being blacked out by the government and for a free(er) media.
Though it is not uncommon to see all kinds of insane and sometimes death-defying maneuvers on these electric bikes, the guy in the below video has to be the absolute worse driver in the country.
Changzhou has recently been named one of 12 ghost cities in China, which is a rather unbecoming label for a city that has a 2,500 year history and 4.5 million people.
Each Friday on The China Chronicle we'll bring you a new timelapse video from somewhere in China. This one comes from Joe Nafis, who took the following footage over a two year period from his apartment. This proves that you can watch China changing just by looking out your window.
“Some women drivers lack a sense of direction, and while driving a car, they often hesitate and are indecisive about which road they should take,” stated a post on the Beijing police department's official microblog account on Tuesday. This, and other useful tips like, [women drivers often find that] “when they’re driving by themselves, they’re
How do you know when you're a laowai? Find out in the latest installment of Laowai Comics. Now syndicated here on The China Chronicle each Thursday!
It's called the Laowai Freeze Out, or LFO for short, and it's one of the most irritating things about being a foreigner in China.