Hong Kong Coffee Cup Protests: Starbucks Just Got Controversial in China

A Starbucks cup.

Chinese social media users are venting their anger against Starbucks after the company’s Hong Kong store started giving out coffee in cups with pro-democracy slogans. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Tim Hortons Eyes China to Boost Its Business

Canada’s most famous coffee chain Tim Hortons has announced plans to expand its operations into China in a bid to boost its revenues. (Image: Jerry Huddleston via Flickr)

Observing Chinese Starbucks Patrons Reveals What Their Ancestors Farmed

A new study examines how the interdependent rice-farming culture and the independent wheat-farming culture have affected today's residents in China. (Image: via University of Chicago)