Almost certainly satire, the interesting question is whether this one somehow slipped through the censors, and whether someone on the editorial team at Global Times really does have a sense of humour.
Either way, this send up of the West vs East values debate at the expense of Charlie Sheen is a dry but welcome tonic to an often exploited (and usually fruitless) debate:
‘The fact that Sheen continues to embarrass himself unabated, becoming even a hero to many, points to the vast differences in cultures.Enjoying this article? Click here to subscribe for full access. Just $5 a month.
‘His employers are unhappy that he was distracted with prostitutes and drugs, and didn't show up to work on time. Why not take a tip from the Chinese business community, and make visits to a KTV parlor part of Sheen's workday?’
Read the rest here.