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Return to River Town

Peter Hessler, the former New Yorker correspondent in Beijing, also wrote a best-selling book in 2001, River Town, which documented his two years teaching English as a Peace Corps volunteer in a town that was on the verge of...

The Most Famous Blogger You’ve Never Heard Of

In the Atlantic, Jeffrey Wasserstrom looks at the work of Han Han and asks why he isn’t a household name in the West, despite being perhaps the world’s most popular blogger: Han Han is a big deal in China — and...

Polls Show US Concerns Over a Rising China

Committee of 100 (百人会), a non-partisan, non-profit organization striving to bring “a Chinese-American perspective to issues concerning Asian Americans and U.S.-China relations” recently released the results of their...

This American Life: Americans in China

This American Life broadcast a segment on Americans in China. From the prologue: Months ago, in preparing for this show, we started reaching out to Americans living in China and asking for their stories. A shocking amount of the...

China Seen Edging Past U.S. as Top Economic Power

In a recent global Pew Research Center survey, respondents viewed China as the world’s top economic power for the first time. Yet overall perceptions of China varied as in some countries positive views of China declined...

This American Life’s Foxconn Retraction: Reactions

Apple CEO Tim Cook has met with government officials and representatives of the titanic but iPhoneless China Mobile in Beijing, according to The Wall Street Journal: A spokeswoman said Mr. Cook— who is on his first trip to China...



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