China-Underground

CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com are two websites focused on China and Chinese culture. The site includes thousands of articles on this country structured in categories: news, trends, economy, history, art, guides, literature , pictures gallery, videos and Chinese cinema.

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Interview with Jared Stone, one of the photojournalists in the video of Hong Kong police throwing tear gas grenade at press members

Jared Stone is an Australian photojournalist and fully trained emergency nurse from Melbourne. From August 30, he is in Hong Kong to document the Hong...

People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature. Mo Yan

Author: Mo Yan. Origin: The Republic of Wine, chapter 3, pag. 25 “People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature.” ― Mo...

Interview with SimpleBao, Visual Storyteller and Street Artist

Bao is a Hong Kong born and based self-taught artist who mainly loves freestyle work with murals and illustrations. She started her career in 2015...

He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot will be victorious. Sun Tzu

Author: Sun Tzu. Origin: Chapter III · Strategic Attack, The Art of War (roughly 5th century BC). 知可战与不可战者胜。 "He who knows when he can fight and...

Hong Kong Governor Carrie Lam announces formal withdrawal of the extradition bill

After 13 weeks of protests, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced formal withdrawal of the controversial extradition. Carrie Lam also announced that a platform will...

China is an attractive piece of meat coveted by all … but very tough, and for years no one has been able to bite...

Origin: Zhou Enlai to the Chinese Communist Party Congress, as quoted in The New York Times (1 September 1973). Zhou Enlai (1898 - 1976), 周恩来,...

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Coca Cola sponsor of the Chinese police

Coca Cola donated 500 Coke-branded tents to Kunming police. The tents read in Chinese: "Security, control and protection. Harmonious community, safe Kunming."The image was shot in Kunming, Panlongjiang district by Matteo Damiani (china-underground).

Islam in China

In the popular imagination China has often been regarded as an ethnically, socially and politically homogenous society, an idea that the government in Beijing has been keen to perpetuate. However, with the ever increasing accessibility afforded the outside...