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Hong Kong in March: a mecca for art and local culture enthusiasts

March is a perfect time to explore Hong Kong’s cultural life, particularly the art scene. Related: Check our China Events calendar For the entire March, those...

Painting tutorial to celebrate the Spring Festival

Today is Chinese New Year – AKA– Spring Festival! In celebration of this 2019 Chinese New Year, Asian American artist Anita Yan Wong created a...

The Curious Pigs: new Art Series by Anita Wong for the Year of the Pig 2019

February 5th 2019 marks the Chinese New Year, which brings our attention to the Pig. According to Chinese Zodiac story, the first God in heaven...

Interview with Deer: Trip Rock in Hong Kong

Deer is a Mexican electronic group formed by Adriana Falcon and Miguel Bastida. They have performed concerts in the Far East, Europe and America in...

Abby Chen Appointed Head of Contemporary Art Department at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco has named Abby Chen, an internationally recognized curator, educator, writer and community organizer, to be the museum’s...

Award-winning Chinese photojournalist Lu Guang detained in Xinjiang, says his wife

Xu Xiaoli, Lu Guang's wife, says the photographer is missing and that she has not been able to contact him since November...

Hong Kong Art Event by Chinese artist Badiucao has been cancelled after threats by China

News website Hong Kong Free Press announced that the art exhibition 'Gongle' by Chinese artist Badiucao has been canceled out of safety concerns. Read our...

Chinese satirical author Badiucao has just sent a #MWGA cap to Google Headquarters

Chinese political cartoonist, and rights activist Badiucao, has just delivered a special designed #MWGA (Make Wall Great Again) cap depicting Sundar Pichai to Google Headquarters...

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Review of Vortex directed by Jacky Gan

Vortex is a Chinese action crime drama thriller where during a kidnapping gone awry, money and morals play a crucial role. Read the Review of...

“To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous.” Confucius

Origin of the quote: Chapter II, Analects, an ancient Chinese book composed of a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher...

“When our thousands of Chinese students abroad return home, you will see how China will transform itself”, Deng Xiaoping

Origin of the quote: Robert Hormats, vice chairman of Kissinger Associates, recalls meeting with Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping in the 1970s, when the nation...

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...