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The anxiety of Chinese influence

In September 2017, Anne-Marie Brady, a scholar of China at the University of Canterbury in…

Chinese supermodel Liu Wen in a controversy for wishing her Instagram followers ‘Happy Lunar New Year’

Thirty-year-old Chinese model Liu Wen 刘雯 is under fire for not wishing her 3.7 million…

Black Lives China comments on ‘Africa’ sketch in CCTV gala

By Hannah Getachew and Runako Celina Bernard-Stevenson This piece was originally published on the website Black Lives China, whose mission is “to capture the full…

U.S. Secret Service denies it tackled Chinese official during Trump visit to Beijing

Dear reader, Happy yushui (雨水 yǔshuǐ) — today begins the second solar term of the traditional…

Sinica Podcast Live in New York: Courts & Torts: Driving the Chinese Legal System

Please join us for a special live recording of the Sinica Podcast, a weekly discussion of current affairs in China, on Monday, February…

Watch: Three days in Beijing before Chinese New Year 2018

From preparing to travel home to preparing a New Year’s Eve feast, take a look at how people in Beijing readied themselves for…

Friday Song: Happy New Year, from a lotta good dogs

新年快乐,恭喜发财,万事如意 (xīnnián kuàilè, gōngxǐ fācái, wànshì rúyì) Happy New Year, may you be prosperous in the days to come. All the best. We’ll see…

What is Beijing’s ‘low-end population’? A video explainer

Beijing is a bustling metropolis. But in the aftermath of a deadly fire last year, the government is moving out many…

China’s CCTV Spring Festival Gala included a truly shameless Africa skit, featuring blackface

We need to talk about that Africa skit. You know the one. UPDATE: CCTV appears to have removed the skit as a standalone video…

Sinica Podcast: ‘Critical’ journalism in China, explained by Maria Repnikova

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live: listen to it now! Outside observers typically view China’s media as utterly shackled by the bonds…

China’s Spring Festival Gala is (still) not open to criticism

Five hours prior to this year’s Spring Festival Gala, the show’s director, Yang Dongsheng 杨东升,…

Beijing was awfully quiet this Chinese New Year’s Eve

2010 Four years ago, I wrote this about Chinese New Year’s Eve fireworks: There was…

Epic brick throwing fail in China

Can you fail any worse? Let’s set the scene. Two hooded dudes in China (exact location unknown), as captured on a surveillance camera on…

The 12 most noteworthy Years of the Dog in Chinese history

In Chinese myth, the dog came second to last in the race to determine the order of the zodiac — but starting tomorrow,…

Happy Chinese New Year 2018!

Today is lunar New Year’s Eve 除夕(chú xī), the most traditional and important holiday on the Chinese calendar, a day of celebration and…