Author: Melissa M. Chan

Melissa Chan is currently a graduate student in the department of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a degree in English in 2009. Her current research interests are diasporic Chinese populations, film, and translation.
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China to Spend $16 Billion to Tackle Pollution

As pollution worsens and environmental concerns grow, Reuters reports China will spend $16 billion over three years to deal with Beijing’s pollution: Beijing’s government has pledged to improve sewage disposal, garbage treatment and air quality, as well as crack down on illegal construction, the China Daily newspaper said, citing a three-year plan released

March 31, 2013

China Will Get Its Own ‘Iron Man 3’

CDT previously reported on the shortened versions of Cloud Atlas and Skyfall for China. The Los Angeles Times now reports that China will get a longer cut of Iron Man 3: Marvel Studios will release a special cut of the movie “Iron Man 3” specifically for China, the Walt Disney Co. subsidiary said Friday in a joint statement with Chinese media company DMG.

The domestic,

March 31, 2013

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