- Grainy images from Jackie Chan’s “porn career.”
- SH magazine staffers choose the “ugliest buildings in China.” Doesn’t appear they’ve seen much of China.
- In March, we told you about a “work in progress” documentary about “gold farmers” — people in China who get paid to gather virtual assets for online gamers abroad. Well, Gold Farmers no longer appears to be a work in progress. Check out its website.
- More on Wal-Mart unions in China.
- Utne asks if China is “still the Kingdom of Bicycles“? And they direct us to a Sierra Club story called “Shanghai by bike.”
- Quotes from a drunk man who hopped the fence and jumped into the panda area at the Beijing Zoo, then woke up a panda, got bitten by the panda, kicked the panda, got bitten again and then bit the panda back: “I bit the fellow in the back. Its skin was quite thick. … No one ever said they would bite people. I just wanted to touch it. I was so dizzy from the beer. I don’t remember much.”
- The controversial would-you-choose-to-be-Chinese online poll we recently told you about has turned up in the mainstream media.
- Northwest Airlines has emailed frequent flyers in a last-minute drive to win the coveted China route. NWA isn’t the only one: We got an email from American Airlines yesterday.
- Rupert Murdoch is bringing MySpace to China.
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