Literally meaning “to gnaw off the elderly,” kenlao is the reluctant choice of millions of young people in China today.
by Mia Li, 21 May 2018
We’re not sure if it's life that’s become harder or kids that have gotten weaker, but sarcasm alone is no longer a sufficient coping mechanism. Now we need zihei as well.
by Mia Li, 23 April 2018
Taobao is not just a company – it's a lifestyle. It has changed our way of life, our culture and our language. It has also made baokuan (ubiquity) possible.
by Mia Li, 21 March 2018
People who have seen through the nihilistic nature of our material world, abandoned all desires and now live like buddhas.
by Mia Li, 05 February 2018
Literally meaning "to wash the floor," xidi refers to covering up a crime. But it has come to mean the act of excusing someone for a crime that they have probably committed.
by Mia Li, 24 January 2018
Here's a look back at some notable Chinese slang words from 2017.
by That's, 29 December 2017
Literally meaning 'high school sophomore,' Zhong Er is a way to describe an adult who has never grown up.
by Mia Li, 29 December 2017
Sometimes such disagreements are so insurmountable that you have no choice but to call it quits on a friendship.
by Mia Li, 22 November 2017
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Also, it will be interesting to know if the online registration could be as valid as the physical one (police station) for administrative procedures such as visa renewal?
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