Matteo Damiani

Matteo Damiani is an Italian sinologist, photographer, author and motion designer. Matteo lived and worked for ten years in China. Founder of CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com.

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Jimmy Sham, convenor of Hong Kong Civil Rights Human Front, attacked by assailants with hammers and spanners

Within 24 hours after US House passing the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, Jimmy Sham Tsz-kit, convenor of the Civil Human Rights...

China reacted angrily against ‘meddling as US House of Representative passes bill backing Hong Kong protesters

The House of Representatives has passed a bill paving the way for sanctions against individuals who undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy, prompting an angry response...

China expands its “anti-addiction” program on video platforms for teens

Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) expands the anti-addiction program for users under 16. Related: Interview with Hao Wu, director of People's Republic of Desire, 10...

The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

Read online The Garden of Forking Paths ("El jardín de senderos que se bifurcan") by Jorge Luis Borges The Garden of Forking Paths is a short story,...

Xi Jinping warns threatening China will end in ‘crushed bodies’, amid Hong Kong protests

Xi issues warning to ‘external forces’ as China faces criticism over Hong Kong protests, and Xinjiang criticism During his visit to Nepal, a first for...

China unveils the first picture of its Mars explorer, set to be launched in 2020

The China Aerospace Technology Corporation revealed the first image of its Mars explorer, a probe that will be launched in 2020. Related: Chinese space programChina's...

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Interview with Joshua Wong: Fight for democracy

Joshua Wong (Joshua Wong Chi-fung,黃之鋒) is a Hong Kong student activist and politician who serves as secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō. Wong first rose to international prominence during the 2014 Umbrella Movement. In April 2016, Joshua Wong...

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 Kong protests.A few days ago he was a witness and protagonist of a...

Interview with Oliver Chang, author of “The Goddess of Democracy”

Oliver Chang is an illustrator from Hong Kong based in London. Recently, his online works, in particular "The Goddess of Democracy" (featured image, detail) have attracted the attention of users, thanks to his delicate trait, conveying at the...

Interview with Isaac Cheng, vice-chairman of Demosistō: the Hong Kong government must respond to the five demands

Isaac Cheng is the vice-chairman of Demosistō, currently a year three student in Sociology at Shue Yan University. He was inspired by the protests against the National Education curriculum and proceeded to join Demosisto (香港眾志) when he was...

Capturing China in Nineteenth-century: the Photography of Isabella L. Bird

Isabella L. Bird (1831- 1904) was a writer, photographer, and one of the most well-traveled of English explorers in the 19th century. Related: The best old photos of China , amazing old maps of China, eunuchs of Imperial...

Interview with Badiucao, political cartoonist, and rights activist

Badiucao (巴 丢 草) is an appreciated Chinese political artist and rights activist.The name Badiucao was adopted to protect his real identity. Badiucao uses satire and pop culture references as tools...