Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:40
China's Weibo eyes global expansion, foreign-language products
Chinese social media giant Weibo is making a push into foreign markets and is considering launching new products in different languages, a senior executive told AFP, brushing off concerns over censorship and credibility.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
Chinese mourn ‘backbone of the nation’ scientist
MANY PEOPLE expressed their condolences following news reports on Sina Weibo and WeChat, the most popular social network platforms in China, that prominent scientist Cheng Kaijia had died.
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 17:59
Watch: how an angry passenger caused a bus crash in China
A row between a bus driver and a passenger caused the vehicle to veer off a bridge and into the Yangtze River at Chongqing in southwest China on Sunday, killing 13 people, police officers said on Friday.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:34
Do toilet papers have a heartbeat? Fitness trackers say yes
You may want to reconsider how you feel about the toilet paper after reading this story.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:29
'I am gay' protests as China bans 'homosexual' content on Weibo
China's Sina Weibo said it would remove "homosexual" content from the popular microblogging platform, prompting a storm of online protests Saturday under the hashtag "I am gay".
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:49
Chinese social media block profile pic changes during congress
Beijing - Chinese tech companies have prevented social media users from changing profile pictures and user names amid heightened security as a key Communist Party conclave opened Wednesday in Beijing.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 01:00
World needs leaders who can unite, not divide
After the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled against China’s sovereignty claim in the South China Sea, a person posted a photo of a smashed iPhone on China’s microblogging website Weibo with the words, “Remember how passionate young people
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 09:52
Stephen Hawking's brief history on Chinese social media
Shanghai -- Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking entered the universe of Chinese social media with a big bang on Tuesday, with his first post to the country's Twitter-like Weibo service garnering him more than a million followers the same day.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 01:00
Get your pictures of hairy Asian women right here
Thai women are usually quick to follow lifestyle trends, but surely few of them are likely to mimic the hundreds of Chinese women who've entered a competition that involves posting photos of their unshaven armpits on the microblogging site Sina Weibo.
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 00:00
Weibo/Thai a bridge to China market
China's largest micro-blogging platform, Weibo, has announced an expansion of its business in Thailand through its local partner, Jiaranai Entertainment.