08. 01. 2014

China Confronts the Online Rumor Mill

Anywhere in the world it can be a challenge to sort fact from fiction on the Internet, but in China the problem has a unique dimension, given the relative absence of reliable information,...

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07. 01. 2014

Artist: Ian Teh – Monsoon Artist In-residence Program 2013

British photographer, Ian Teh was born in Malaysia and currently resides and works between both London and Kuala Lumpur. Teh’s concern for social, environmental and political issues is evident in much of his photography. Amongst...

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07. 01. 2014

Artist: CHINA WEEK GUEST EDITOR YIJUN (PIXY) LIAO: FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

I am very grateful to photographer Pixy Liao for her contributions this week as China Week Guest Editor.  Today, I am featuring Pixy’s work to kick off a week of exploring Chinese photographers.  Her new...

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07. 01. 2014

Top 10 most attractive Chinese cities

Foreign expats have many choices when choosing where to live in China, but which city is themost foreigner friendly? This year, an annual survey called Amazing China listed top 10 mostattractive Chinese cities, the survey was participated by over 70,000 foreigners and is basedon four major indexes, namely policy environment, political environment, working environmentand living environment. Shanghai tops the list for the second year in a row with Beijing comingin second. For a city, what constitutes its attractiveness? As environment conditions worsen, how canChinese cities continue to wield their charm offensive? Raymond Zhou and Lance Crayon joinour discussion. See the film and article here: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/culture/2014-01/07/content_17220489.htm

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01. 01. 2014

2013 Year in Pictures: China

From the South China Morning Post – Our collection of the best photojournalism of 2013 around the nation, leading with Chinese political star Bo Xilai’s trial, introduction of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...

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27. 12. 2013

China: The Year in Smog

This wasn’t the first year that smog blackened Chinese cities with appalling frequency, closed airports and roads, and sent children to hospitals with pollution-filled lungs. Though labored breathing and chronic hacking have long...

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