About the New Danwei

Following a brief hiatus, veteran China blog Danwei has relaunched on a new trajectory as “a web magazine about China”: Since 2003, we have been translating, reporting and commenting on the Chinese media and...

Why Is Blogging So Hot in China?

Kato Yoshikazu (加藤嘉一), a journalist studying at Peking University’s School of International Studies, discusses the popularity of blogging in China in the current issue of Oriental Outlook. From Danwei.org: Why are blogs so...

Video: Liu Xiaoyuan

Adam Schokora interviewed blogger and lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan at the recent Chinese Blogger Conference. From Danwei.org:

chinaSMACK: translating the most outrageous of Chinese BBS

Jeremy Goldkorn at Danwei published an interview with the founder and contributors of chinaSMACK.  china SMACK offers a look at “Hot internet stories, pictures, & videos in China.  What’s popular, scandalous, or...

Beijing’s Street Vendors

The following is a short film about Beijing’s ubiquitous street vendors and peddlers by Zhang Kaige (张凯歌) via Danwei.org:



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