First up, a modern rendition of the Zhangye Danxia (a classic landscape found only in China) by Rebecca Mok. (Via Rebecca Mok Illustrates.) Then, a classic Chinese landscape style rendering by Zao Lu… (Via Co.Design.) …excep...
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Over at the Atlantic, Nick Frisch discusses the outrage that ensued when Mo Yan, “Communist Party member, People’s Liberation Army veteran, Vice-Chairman of the state-run China Writers’ Association” won the Nobel ...
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Shake it function (???) Excerpted from Bytes of China: A few weeks ago, a conversation about the popularity of WeChat emerged on a tech mailing lists. Someone posted several reasons why they thought WeChat was more usable than Skype. The...
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From the Atlantic, In Hong Kong, a Sanctuary for Banned Books: Later that year we began to get mainland visitors from cities like Beijing and Tianjin who were traveling on their own. Our sign said “People’s Commune” in ...
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Those of us who’ve been in Hong Kong are constantly barraged by articles and people describing the magic of the now-dismantled Kowloon Walled City. Amidst the romanticization of this 6.5 acre block that was ungoverned or policed fo...
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