Video: New Style in Old Beijing

A video at The New York Times by visual journalist Jonah M. Kessel looks at street fashion in Beijing’s ancient Gulou neighborhood, featuring short interviews with Beijing's young and fashionable urbanites. [Source] See also...

Retracing Chen Guangcheng’s Escape

CNN's Steven Jiang visited Chen Guangcheng's home in Dongshigu, and described the first steps of the activist's remarkable escape from house arrest in April: Jiang also shows the site where Batman star Christian Bale's attempt...

Video: SWAT Team Raids Tibetan Village in 2008

A rare video has appeared on a Tibetan website, which appears to be an internal video of a SWAT team raid of a small, mountainous Tibetan village. It is not clear where the video was shot or when, though the posting says it is...

China State TV Deletes Video That Led to Hacking Fears

Recently,  some have speculated that a seemingly innocuous background clip in a Chinese military propaganda video in fact reveals that the Chinese government was behind many cyber attacks. Now it appears that CCTV has deleted...

Wacky Minds Behind Taiwan’s Viral Videos

NBC News has a profile of Next Media Animation, which has produced such viral hits as the "U.S.-Sino Currency Rap Battle" and "Liu Xiaobo: A Story of Hope and Struggle": Like its media cousin, Apple Daily (which has been banned...

Qiantang Tidal Bore Festival (Video)

The Weather Network reports on the annual tidal bore on the Qiantang river near Hangzhou, and the 150,000-strong festival crowds which gathered to watch: The entire event was captured on China's Central Television and ended when...

Video: Shanghai in Motion, Episode Four

The fourth episode of Shanghai in Motion, the visual tour of the city produced by Région Rhône-Alpes, has just been released: Shanghai in Motion - Episode 4 from Shanghai in motion on Vimeo. See previous episodes here and here...

Video: Shanghai in Motion, Episode 3

Another installment of the beautiful Shanghai in Motion series, produced by Région Rhône-Alpes, is now available: Shanghai in Motion - Episode 3 from Shanghai in motion on Vimeo. See previous installments here via...

Black Lungs: Hidden Tolls of Coal Mining

Coal mining in China is a deadly job, with regular accidents killing a huge number of miners each year. But even those miners who survive risk a number of other health issues, including black lung disease. Asia Society's China...

Video: Deadly Floods in China

The Wall Street Journal posted a video report from Reuters about the floods in Hunan: Heavy rains and flooding in China's Hunan province leave 12 dead and force thousands to relocate. Video courtesy of Reuters.



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