We’ll Always Have Dumplings ….

Returning to Beijing after a few years away, NPR’s Anthony Kuhn reports that traditionally polite questions like “how are you” and “have you eaten” no longer fit the bill. Now his main question...

David Kelly: Liu Xiaobo and Universal Values

David Kelly, a Professor of China Studies at the China Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney, counters arguments that Liu Xiaobo’s activism represents undue influence from the west and not homegrown Chinese...

China’s Taste for Chocolate

From the Shanghai Daily: “Chinese people in the past only considered chocolate as something with a sweet taste and brown color,” said Elvin Ho, Asian Pacific regional sales and marketing director of Barry Callebaut,...

Photos: The Rise of Skateboarding Culture in China

The world’s biggest skatepark is in Shanghai, but there are plenty of other places to skateboard in China, including those not designated for skating. Photo credit: From gguillaumee Photo credit: From 2 dogs



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