Posts Tagged: China
Eveline Chao has a fascinating longform article up at Foreign Policy about navigating government censorship while working at an English-language business magazine in China.
You can’t say “Tiananmen,” but “June 1989″ is all right. The headline “China’s ailing healthcare system—and the government’s plan to fix it” is unacceptable, but “The Chinese government’s plan to fix the ailing healthcare system” is fine....more
This month, Mo Yan is the first Chinese citizen to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in Literature, and the first non-European to win in the last decade.
At the San Francisco Chronicle, Christina Larson comments on the growing market for translated Chinese literature....more
“Then proceed into a tumulus and select an adult male corpse—a body without the marks of boils or lesions on it....more
Big Picture has some great pictures of the Berlin Reunion, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Not to glamorize crime or anything, but this plane stealing kid is pretty awesome.
on China’s Hakka “apartments.”
Austrian Stelarc is the most terrifying conceptual artist I’ve ever come across....more
“On first approach, Yunxiao seems like any other Chinese backwater caught in an uneasy industrial transition. Faded advertisements line the downtown streets, where motorcyclists wearing bamboo-frond hats vie for paying passengers in a riot of honking. A cheerful red banner in the city center exhorts citizens to develop the local economy....more