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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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