A Great Hall for History

In its first temporary show, China’s new National Museum grapples with the...


Check-in Time

How far will location-based social networks go in China?


Aerotropolis: How Airports Are Shaping the Future

The zone around Beijing’s airport exemplifies a development model that’s...


Interview: Filming Ai Weiwei

An emerging documentary filmmaker discusses art and censorship in China.


The Dark Tale of China’s Blood Scandals

Reviewing Dream of Ding Village, a new book by Yan Lianke.


The Enlightenment comes to China

The first exhibit at the National Museum of China dances around the political...


Sinic Youth: Chinese Films Capture the Generation Gap

From the silent films of the 1930s to today, Chinese directors find inspiration...


Evanescent Isles: An Autobiographical Look at Hong Kong

Writer Xu Xi sketches out her multicultural life story in Hong Kong and beyond.


Old Media, New Year: China’s CCTV Woos the Nation’s Netizens

The annual state Chinese New Year broadcast tries to reach a youth audience...


A new spring in the Steppe

Newfound mineral wealth has vaulted Mongolia into prime negotiating position.