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Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment and has become a billion-dollar business. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one to get banned. But in China, the short cartoons about…

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platform Douyin. (Image:  YouTube/Screenshot)

Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially, among young Chinese adults, which resulted in this ban. Nevertheless,…

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Celebrating Taiwanese American Heritage Week

From its inception in 2002 until today, the annual Passport to Taiwan Festival has grown to become the largest outdoor Taiwanese American event in the U.S. This year, the New…

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China Looking to Oust Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig, popular in over 170 nations, has conquered the market of children’s entertainment, becoming a billion-dollar business. Most won’t think there’s anything wrong with the cartoon and, certainly, not one…

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Peppa Pig Banned by Douyin

Peppa Pig, a British cartoon favorite, has been banned by China’s top video platfors Douyin. It appears that the website became wary of the growing popularity of the cartoon, especially,…

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The Diminishing Hollywood Affair With China

There was a time when Hollywood films alone topped the box office in China and garnered a growth in revenue from US$455 million to around US$8.6 billion in the last decade. However, it…

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Say Hello to Virtual Reality Entertainment!

China has come up with a fun way to utilize its advancements in virtual reality (VR). The Oriental Science Fiction Valley theme park, located in Guizhou Province, is an amusement…

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The Chinese American Rap of the Phoenix

Bohan Phoenix is a Chinese American rapper who is steadily revolutionizing Chinese music. His music stands out because it’s not a mere imitation of the Western style. He presents himself…

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Book Review: Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies

Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies is a story based on true historical facts from 1902 to the end of  World War I in 1918. The author, Jackie French, felt inspired to…

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The 2018 Hong Kong Flower Show

It’s a major event when Hong Kong kicks off its annual Flower Show, which is organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to promote horticulture and the awareness of…

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The Oscars: Do They Really Matter?

On March 4, 2018, Americans, and folks all over the world, were treated to the 90th annual Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars. With 26.5 million viewers, the…

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The Guqin: The Instrument of the Sages

The guqin, or qin, is a seven-stringed classical musical instrument that is a relative of the zither family and has a history in China of about 5,000 years.

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Music Brings Language to Down Syndrome Boy

Music plays an important role in the growth of children. From birth, babies respond positively to music. Songs are used to help children sleep soundly, learn a language, develop logic,…

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Chinese Character for Law: Fǎ (法)

The Chinese character 法 (fǎ) stands for law or way. It is composed of two parts: 氵(shuǐ) and 去 (qù). 氵is a variant of 水 (shuǐ), the radical for water,…