Jia Zhangke: “I Want to Bring About Change in China”

Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke’s new film, A Touch of Sin (天注定) screened at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this month. While it lost the festival’s top prize to French-Tunisian director Abdellatif...

Demise of Confucius Prize?

The Confucius Prize, established last year in an apparent response to Liu Xiaobo’s selection for the Nobel Peace Prize, has been cancelled, according to the Associated Press: An official with the Ministry of Culture’s...

Toxic Tale Shines at China Environmental Press Awards

The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts reveals the results of the second China Environmental Press Awards: Yang Chuanmin of Southern Metropolitan Daily won the in-depth investigation award for the second year in a row, firmly...

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