Photo Essay: An Entire Day on the Beijing Subway

A photo essay at Vice by Oscar Holland and Lukas von Rantzau shows an entire day on Line 2 of Beijing’s subway, from the first train to the last: 5:05 AM – The doors to the first train open. “Welcome to Subway Line...

Catching Fish Using Birds: Images of a Dying Art

At The Atlantic, American documentary photographer Michael Steverson unveils a photo essay on the ancient yet dying Chinese art of cormorant fishing, featuring two elderly brothers who supplement their income from fishing by...

Photos: Capturing Change in Tibet

Beautiful scenic photos of Tibet are a controversial matter. Posting them on Twitter will often lead to rebuke from vocal activists who argue that they gloss over the realities of Chinese rule: Typical #Tool used by #China...

Weibo: Anti-Japan Protests

CDT Chinese collected these photos from anti-Japan protests over the weekend. Many have already...

Photos: Migrants’ and Petitioners’ City Homes

Ministry of Tofu translates, together with comments from Sina Weibo, a photo essay showing migrant workers in Chongqing living in improvised tents and shacks, under bridges or on construction sites. Mr. Zhou, 47 years...

Photos: The Smog that Ate Beijing

Beijing’s dismal air quality has repeatedly made headlines, grounding flights and eventually shaming authorities into reforming rose-tinted official readings. One leading meteorologist recently warned that substantial...

Scenes from China

The Atlantic has posted a collection of 48 stunning images of China: China, now the second-largest economy in the world, is a vast and diverse country that is nearly impossible to sum up in a single photo essay. But here is an...

Slideshow: China International

Foreign Policy has posted a slideshow of images documenting China’s growing influence in the far-flung corners of the world: China’s rise is no longer just about China — and over the past year, journalists...

Netizen’s Comments on Current Events (With Photos)

Following images and commentaries are from a popular post in Chinese blogosphere, translated by CDT: (1) The reason the Ministry of Education reduced the emphasis given to Lu Xun’s writings in middle school textbooks was not...

Photo: Writing on the Wall

On the wall of a public toilet: “Use of Party newspapers and magazines as toilet paper is strictly forbidden.”[Source ]

China’s High-Tech Underclass

A photo essay in Newsweek by Mark Leong looks at the growing numbers of young, urban, white collar workers in China’s IT industry: The number of college graduates in China is growing far faster than the number of...



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