The Panda Boys, China’s youngest boy band ever, has been rebranded as a children’s art troupe after their agency was accused of child exploitation.
Too young to be heartthrobs: The recently formed group, composed of seven elementary school children aged between 7 and 11, drew immediate backlash after making its first public performance last week in Chengdu city, reported South China Morning Post.
Celebrities in China underwent a two-day “ethical training session” amid the high-profile case that involved popular singer Kris Wu, who was arrested earlier this month on rape allegations.
Lessons on morality: The session, hosted by the country’s National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), reportedly took place in Beijing last month, but images of the event only emerged online this week, reported South China Morning Post.
A cat from China is now online famous for her adorable human-like expressions.
Nana, a British Shorthair cat, has over 80,000 followers on China’s microblogging platform Weibo, according to Bored Panda. The breed can trace its ancestry back to the domestic cats of Rome, when they were prized for their physical strength and hunting skills. At least for Nana, the only thing she seems to be good at capturing is followers.
Many internet users were shocked after a Weibo user’s unedited pictures were leaked online, showing the reality of what is really behind the camera, filters, and editing software.
On May 21, a Facebook page with the handle name of Ex Treme posted several before and after and behind-the-scenes pictures of what looks like a photo shoot.
A woman dubbed as one of China’s “Internet Queens” has come under fire after letting her newborn follow her husband’s surname — a practice that has endured for thousands of years but is now being challenged by some in the country.
The criticism against Jiang Yilei, better known as Papi Jiang, reportedly comes from a number of “feminist warriors” who, according to one author, have a tendency to impose “extreme views” of gender equality on others.
An unidentified Weibo user has alarmed the internet after announcing that he had created a program cross-referencing women’s faces on adult platforms against profile pictures on mainstream social media.
A Chinese woman who generated backlash online for petting a giant panda cub at a wildlife reserve in China has made a public apology on social media.
The woman, identified only as Han, uploaded some images of herself stroking the young bear at the Shenshuping base of the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan province last week.
A man in southeastern China is fuming after discovering that a sink in his new “luxury apartment” is actually smaller than his hand.
The homebuyer, who has not been identified, just moved to the Poly Roland International Garden, a lavish residential neighborhood of more than 12 tower blocks in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.
A 34-year-old father is winning the hearts of many netizens after a video surfaced on Chinese social media where he visited his daughter while donning an Iron Man costume.
Zara is being accused by Chinese netizens of “uglifying” China for using photographs of freckled Chinese model, Li Jingwen, without heavy photoshop or makeup.
When the Spanish fashion retailer posted photos of the model for a lipstick commercial on their Weibo account, Chinese netizens criticized the company for picturing Jing Wen with clearly visible freckles, suggesting that selecting the model could have been an attempt to “defame the Chinese”.
A smart car developed by a company many call “China’s version of Tesla,” NIO, shut down and locked itself during a recent test drive in Beijing.
The vehicle, which caused a traffic jam along the bustling Chang’an Avenue, trapped passengers inside for at least an hour.
Critics were not impressed after Chinese MMA fighter Xu Xiaodong destroyed a much older “Kung Fu master” under kickboxing rules.
The outspoken 40-year-old fighter, who has made it his mission to expose “fake Kung Fu,” defeated 56-year-old Tian Ye with ease over the weekend in China.