Chinese embassy says has never heard of Russian requests for help

The spokesperson for China's embassy in Washington responded to media reports on Sunday that Moscow had asked Beijing for military equipment since launching its invasion of Ukraine by saying, "I've never heard of that." The spokesperson, Liu Pengyu, said China's priority was to prevent the tense situation in Ukraine from getting out of control. "The current...

Chinese scientists say they may be a step closer to a quantum code-breaking machine

Quantum physicist Zhou Zongquan (right) says he believes a code-breaking quantum computer will be gradually developed.University of Science and Technology of China Chinese scientists say they could be a step closer to developing a code-breaking machine, thanks to a recent breakthrough in quantum memory technology. A quantum computer can crack an encrypted message in hours, but...

Chinese Snack Retailer Three Squirrels Apologises For Using Model With “Slanted Eyes” On Ads

Sources: Weibo/三只松鼠/新闻晨报 China’s largest online snacks retailer Three Squirrels (三只松鼠) recently apologised for some posters which had offended many. The main issue with the posters was their chosen model, who was wearing slanted eyes makeup. According to the brand, the posters were advertised in 2019 for one of their products. It had supposedly slipped public scrutiny...

“Legend of Anle” Wraps After 5 Months

Starring Gong Jun (龚俊) and Dilreba Dilmurat (迪丽热巴), filming for Legend of Anle (aka An Le Zhuan) <安樂傳> has finally wrapped after 160 days. Perhaps in response to initial doubt from fans, the production team also simultaneously released set photos and a special edition video to drum up the hype! Sneak Peek Offering viewers a first peek at the drama in moving motion, the shooting...

Police Reveal What Happened Between Kris Wu and Du Meizhu That Led to a Fraud Case

Kris Wu and Du Meizhu who accused him of predatory sex behavior against teens were in a he-said, she-said situation as Kris has denied her allegations. On July 22, the Beijing Chaoyang police revealed the initial results of their investigation on the claims Du Meizhu made online about being violated and the extortion case that Kris Wu reported to the police. Kris’s...

Bai Yu’s Fan Who Appeared in a Commercial with Him Shows How to Chase Stars the “Right” Way

Bai Yu and his female fan pose for a photo after shooting the commercial Whereas we usually hear stories of fans behaving badly, here’s a positive tale from a fan of actor Bai Yu who can surely teach sisheng fans a thing or two about chasing stars sensibly. According to the fan, it all started in 2016 after she saw...

Zhao Lusi Adopts a Stray Dog

A netizen recently posted a video on social media to tell a story about actress Zhao Lusi who has adopted a stray that they rescued. The netizen said that a friend had found a stray dog last year. Lele, a Rough Collie mix, was very thin and afraid of strangers. Lele became happier by the day but the friend...

Dilraba Dilmurat’s “The Long Ballad” Questioned About Historical Accuracy

Dilraba Dilmurat‘s (迪丽热巴) new historical drama, The Long Ballad <長歌行>, premiered on March 31. During filming of the drama, concerns were raised over historical inaccuracy and a group of history-loving netizens released a 41-page paper citing the issues. Adapted from a Chinese manhua by Xia Da (夏達), the story follows female Li Changge (Dilraba Dilmurat), who is the daughter of...

Tony Yu Jingtian Falls Victim to a Not So Funny Prank After His Flight Check-In Gets Mysteriously Cancelled

Tony Yu Jingtian on Youth with You 3 Talk about going to great lengths to sabotage others. Youth with You 3 contestant Tony Yu Jingtian was recently a victim of a malicious stunt after troublemakers cancelled his flight check-in causing him to miss his flight. The trainee and some of his fellow Youth With You 3 contestants were...