Chublic Opinion

Posted :


Author Profile :

Public opinion with Chinese characteristics, a weekly digest of events that are shaping public opinion in China.

Frequent Keywords :


Why 'Wolf Warrior II' Beat Up 'Founding of an Army' at the Box Office

Chublic Opinion

'Wolf Warrior II' smashed Communist Party propaganda fest 'Founding of an Army' at China's box office this summer, but while showing how far Chinese cinema has come in terms of production values, its overt and ugly patriotism left some with a bitter taste in the mouth.


Chinese Netizens, Sports Administrators and the Undoing of a Ping Pong Hero

Chublic Opinion

'It soon became clear that this was not a scheduling error, but an open revolt unprecedented in the history of Chinese Ping Pong.' Another strange happening on the Chinese Internet, unpacked by Chublic Opinion.


Xiongan: The Making of A Great Non-Megacity

Chublic Opinion

'The designers of Xiongan seem determined to act differently from what China’s playbook for economic growth would prescribe.'


Your Womb, My History: Surrogacy in China

Chublic Opinion

A recent debate about legalizing surrogacy suddenly swerved and crashed into the carefully guarded space of post-1949 Chinese history, creating an opening that competing camps of online commentary vied to control.


China and the Atheist Manifesto

Chublic Opinion

A recent revision of a low-level administrative regulation aiming at maintaining social order stirred up a great controversy online in China.


The River: China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Chublic Opinion

The River: why Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China can't step into the same river of history.


People’s Republic of Spiritual Rednecks

Chublic Opinion

China's Internet reacts to news of the new U.S. president.


'Frenzonomics' and China's Property Bubble

Chublic Opinion

China's property boom: The prospect of a spectacular crash in the fashion of the stock market last year is scary. To many people a market that continues to rally looks more fearsome.


The Suicidal and Voiceless in China

Chublic Opinion

'The tragedy stunned, confused and angered a lot of people, who only slowly came to the gruesomeness of the case following the revelation of disturbing details of the struggling family living in the remote mountains of Gansu province, one of the poorest corners of the country.'


Sex, Lies and Wang Baoqiang

Chublic Opinion

Inadvertently, by displaying his flawed marriage to millions of viewers, 'dumb root' poses a not so dumb ethical conundrum that proves challenging for a society constantly renegotiating the borderline between private autonomy and the collective purpose as a community.

Copyright © 2023 TNL Media Group