Emilie Raguso

Web site Provides Forum for Exhibit of Sexual Behavior

When his exhibit of Chinese sexual culture was closed in Beijing two months ago, Sexologist Ma Xiaonian knew he needed to find another forum for his collection. He found it at www.511511.com, where you can learn about Chinese Sexual Culture Online, as reported on Xinhuanet. Ma thinks the on-line site will be better-received than its […]

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Creativity grows in Chinese schools

While the United States emphasizes a “just-the-facts” approach in schools, China is developing a more creative approach. Although China’s national tests still require mastery of a traditional skill set, classrooms are becoming increasingly marked by a cooperative, hands-on approach. What does this transformation mean for China’s future? How will this shift in classrooms manifest itself […]

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New, fast broadband service links China, US and Russia

Qian Hualin, who helped introduce the Internet to China in the late 80s, is again on the forefront of Chinese Internet development. His new project, Gloriad, will aid communication between research institutes in three countries. The broadband service–which links China, the United States and Russia–began operating yesterday. It will help researchers in these three countries […]

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China in a Bind over the BBC

With the 2008 Olympics looming, a minister from the British Foreign Office has urged China to facilitate Chinese access to the BBC. Chinese officials won’t cop to intentionally blocking BBC radio waves and website content, but they’re not denying it either. The Communist Party is notorious for quashing news that doesn’t jibe with its message. […]

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