Society Category

In the past Chinese chose to travel together on specially structured, highly-organised tour groups but it seems that more and more are turning to independent travel arrangements. Read More
Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.Read More
China is still the country with the world’s largest number of Internet users - by a long shot, too - but the days of super-charged online growth look to be over. Read More
Chinese McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut have suspended their local supplier after allegations that the Shanghai-based company was using expired meat for their products.Read More
Fake social media accounts are spreading pro-Chinese propaganda on Twitter, disseminating upbeat news stories about the troubled regions of Tibet and Xinjiang.Read More
Rights activists are concerned over phone apps being the next government targets, yet some experts say they're already monitored and blocked.Read More
China is now home to 632 million Internet users, a government agency said Monday, although use of social networks has dropped amid a crackdown.Read More
Among the many departing China for education, sightseeing and even outright emigration, a stream to go abroad is also building with the lure of overseas healthcare.Read More
With more than 70 million LGBT people in China (equivalent to the UK's population) China's "pink market" value is estimated to be around US$470 billion per year.Read More
From July to October, more than 1,000 Chinese tourists will visit sites in Russia associated with the former Soviet Union and the communist revolution.Read More