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Beijing’s ‘Civilization’ Bureau Teaches Soccer Fans How to Behave

Fans of Beijing Guoan celebrate victory during the AFC Asian Champions League match between Brisbane Roar and Beijing Guoan at Cbus Super Stadium on February 25, 2015 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
Fans of Beijing Guoan celebrate victory during the AFC Asian Champions League match between Brisbane Roar and Beijing Guoan at Cbus Super Stadium on February 25, 2015 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

For the May 23 soccer game between the Beijing Guoan and the Jiangsu Guoxin-Sainty Football Clubs, over 1,000 Beijing fans traveled to Nanjing for the...

  • Over 8,000 Falun Gong practitioners participate in a grand parade for World Falun Dafa Day in 42nd Street, as Chinese Communist members walk in front with hate speech against the practice in Manhattan on May 15, 2015. This photo has been modified to remove the hate speech. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    A Pro-Beijing Group Is Heckling Falun Gong and Failing at It

    For four days in mid-May, several familiar Chinese faces were harassing the activities of peaceful meditators in the streets of New York. This scene has... Read more

  • Nine-year-old Ding Shaonan has supper at Wang Jiayu Orphanage of Sanshilipu Village in Yingshang County of Anhui Province. China village child, left by their migrant parents, is subject to series of risk. The rape of minors, including boys, is getting more serious and the age of victims is getting younger. But the draconian law allows Communist perpetrators to avoid their due punishment. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

    In China, Victims of Pedophiles Are Called ‘Underage Prostitutes’

    Cases of child sexual abuse are on the rise in China—and a questionable legislation could be the reason for it. The law allows for sexual... Read more

  • Ethnic Uyghur students and their Han Chinese teacher during class in Korla, 13 September 2003, in western China's Xinjiang region.  (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    How China’s Regime Is Isolating the Uyghur People

    Recently, municipal authorities of Yining in China’s westernmost province of Xinjiang made a general notice to its 440,000 residents requesting that they hand over their... Read more

  • Employees of the Tiens Group at a parade in France on May 8. A number of Chinese firms have rewarded employees with identical package tours. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

    Chinese Direct Marketing Firms Are Sending Tens of Thousands of Tourists Abroad, Dressed Identically

    All-expenses-paid trips to reward top salespeople aren’t unusual, but direct marketing companies that are the Chinese versions of Amway, Avon, and Herbalife are taking it... Read more

  • Chinese tourist take souvenir picturesin front of  of the Eiffel tower on March 27, 2013 in Paris. (Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)

    For Some Chinese Tourists, Bad Behavior Begins at Home

    Chinese tourists traveling abroad, numbering around 100 million last year, are increasingly becoming known for their rude or insensitive behavior, a reputation that Vice Premier... Read more

  • A woman takes a nap before an oil painting featuring two young pioneers playing violins at the Shanghai Spring Art Salon, 03 June 2004. (LIU JIN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Chinese Netizens Reject Party’s Claim That Children Love Communism

    Throughout over sixty years of communist rule, hundreds of millions of Chinese children have joined the Communist Youth League or Communist Young Pioneers, upon entry... Read more

  • An Internet cafe in China on May 12, 2012. (Gou Yige/AFP/Getty Images)

    You Thought Your Cable Was Bad? Try Using China Telecom

    Internet users in China are slated to enjoy faster Internet speeds over the next two years, and service providers have already started slashing prices—claims no... Read more

  • Breaking Bad's Walter White has a real world counterpart in China. (Screen shot/

    Move Over Walter White—’Breaking Bad’ Chinese Chemistry Professor Cooks Meth

    Reality in China has caught up with American drama. Chinese police recently took out a former chemistry professor who cooked synthetic drugs for a gang,... Read more

  • Sanjian Village's ancient East Gate, a four-meter high stone structure, in an undated photo. (Screen shot/

    Industrial Pollution Forces Evacuation of 600-Year-Old Chinese Village

    An ancient Chinese village that had been standing since the 14th century will be leveled and its residents evacuated by the year’s end—an outcome of... Read more

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    A Tale of Two Railways and 30,000 Protesters in Southwest China

    When residents of Linshui County in southwest China were informed that a planned 200-kilometer (124-mile) stretch of railway would be built to bypass their community,... Read more

  • A graphical greeting card from China, published on the Minghui website, says, at the top: "All celebrate Falun Dafa Day." (

    Greetings Cards From China Indicate Practice’s Resilience

    Thousands of notes of greetings and celebration have streamed out from mainland China over the last few days, prepared by practitioners of Falun Gong, a... Read more

  • Photographs procured by Oriental Net, based in Hong Kong, show tourists riding giant tortoises at the Haicang Wildlife Zoo in Xiamen City, Fujian Province, recently. In some of the photographs the riders appear to be holding a screwdriver, used to prod the animal to walk. (Screenshot via Oriental Net)

    Chinese Netizens Call This Zoo an ‘Animal Concentration Camp’

    Tortoises, especially giant ones accepted as diplomatic gifts, aren’t meant to give humans joy rides, or be spurred to do so with sharp objects. This... Read more

  • (L-R) Demos Chiang Yu-bou, great grandson of Chiang Kai-shek, and major general Mao Xinyu, grandson of Mao Zedong. (Screen shot/New Tang Dynasty Television)

    How the Grandsons of Chiang Kai-Shek and Mao Zedong Found Themselves in an Online Beauty Contest

    China’s Communist Party may have won the civil war in 1949, but when it comes to online popularity contests today, the descendants of their enemy,... Read more

  • Falun Dafa practitioners march across the Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn into Manhattan, New York, for World Falun Dafa Day on May 13, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Falun Dafa Day Celebrated Around the World

    May 13 marked the 23rd year since Falun Dafa, a traditional Chinese practice of meditation that is now persecuted in its homeland, was taught to... Read more

  • School children leave their elementary school at the end of classes in Beijing on March 13, 2012. A six grade child in an elementary school in China abusing power as the class leader to extort money from classmates, according to state news media on May 8. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

    Story of Modern China Seen in 12-Year-Old Extortionist

    Where does China’s rampant corruption and abuse of power begin? As news of a six grader who used his position as class monitor to bully... Read more

  • Paramilitary police officers stand guard during the opening session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 3, 2015. (FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Cleaning Out Beijing: Anti-Corruption Campaign Nabs 80 Officials in Four Months

    In the first four months of this year, anti-corruption authorities in China’s capital have investigated 80 officials for violation of Communist Party discipline. Three-quarters have... Read more