The ancient city of Kashgar, in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, was a key trading point along...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 25, 2013
The New York Times profiles the village of Longmen, Zhejiang Province, whose residents are...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 21, 2012
A widespread fear among Tibetans, both at home and in exile, is that their language will die out. Education reforms relegating Tibetan to secondary status in schools are one of the core grievances against Chinese authorities,...
by Mengyu Dong | Oct 21, 2012
Starting from the reinvention of Dashilar, a historical neighborhood in Beijing, innovative architects are racking their brains to balance city development and cultural preservation. From Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore at The Los...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 1, 2010
Like much of old Beijing, Peking Opera is now rapidly fading into history. The New York Times reports on the fight to keep it alive: This modest and slightly shabby theater is part of the Beijing Opera Academy, in a neighborhood...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 6, 2010
The New York Times reports on a joint project by the Palace Museum in Beijing and the National Palace Museum in Taipei to research the stashing and protection of cultural relics during the 1930s and 40s: The original Palace...
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