From the mouths of babes (via Black and White Cat): When I grow up, I want to be a corrupt official. Simple logic, basic truth. Who can blame her?
CN Reviews looks at the compulsory military training that commences for all university freshmen this month.
Get a few lessons in diplomacy as China "experts" offer their advice to Obama as his first China visit approaches.
What can you do if your husband gets caught by police with a prostitute in China and ends up in jail? Aimee Barnes reposts parts of an American' woman's blog that should answer this question and provides a firsthand account of some aspects of another of China's justice systems, re-education/reform though labor.
Speaking of, why do you know so few foreign girls with Chinese guys while the reverse is a dime a dozen? Speaking of China offers a few thoughts.
Maybe it has something to do with every Chinese city vying to be the one with the most beautiful women. Adding to a well-established rivalry, this list of China's top 10 cities for good-looking women proclaims that Chongqing's women are hotter than Chengdu's. Tsk.
You can't just make up a Chinese character, can you? Apparently you can, says Beijing Sounds, who takes a trip and comes across something you won't find in your Hanyu Cidian.
Find out what you will and won't be reading about in mainland news through more translated Tweets on CDT. (Requires proxy.)
Fran likes surfing the China blogosphere, and every Sunday she shares her picks of the week with GoChengdoo readers.