Why do some overseas Chinese really dislike the mainland Chinese?

A bunch of reasons. Me and my parents left mainland China 20 years ago to immigrate to Canada. My younger brother was born in Canada. So we are Western-educated. However, I wouldn’t say I’m “brainwashed” by Western media as Chinese people would say. I’ve visited China on several occasions, and have mainland Chinese friends. Here’s […]

Why are the Western, Korean and Japanese culture so popular but not the Chinese culture?

The CCP is more concerned with expanding their economic progress than nurturing their entertainment industry for soft power. Western culture – Hollywood Korean culture – Kpop Japanese culture – anime Chinese culture- Wuxia Ok, so Wuxia isn’t exactly something… that’s widely promoted to foreigners or anything. It also lacks the modern day cultural elements because […]

Is the CCP encouraging the rise of Chinese nationalism?

I’m not sure if the CCP actually encourages extreme nationalism, but it certainly isn’t doing much to prevent it. Since the opening of the Beijing Olympics in 2008 I feel that Chinese have gotten considerably more prideful and dare I say, arrogant since then. I can only speak from personal anecdotes. I’ve seen Chinese people and Western […]