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Hong Kong Pulse Light Festival 2018

Dazzling Masterpieces Light up Hong Kong’s Winter Sky There is no better time to visit Hong Kong than this winter, as its skies and shores will become even more radiant than ever during this festive season, thanks to a sparkling lineup of light-filled festivities organised by the Hong Kong Tourism...

The Murder of Pamela Werner: Interview with Graeme Sheppard

A Death in Peking investigates the cold case of the brutal murder of Pamela Werner in 1937 using primary source material un-examined. Born and raised in London, Graeme Sheppard is a retired police officer with thirty years’ service with the Metropolitan Police and in the Northeast of England.With commendations for...

China’s authoritarian control system – Interview with Patrick Poon, Researcher at Amnesty International

Patrick Poon is a researcher at Amnesty International, East Asia Regional Office (EARO) and former journalist. Interview by Matteo Damiani Chinese government finally acknowledged the Xinjiang mass internment camps, but claimed they are “vocational training centers". Do you think China will adopt the Xinjiang model to other provinces?The government’s treatment of...

Chinese Marxist Students detained for supporting workers’ rights

At least 10 young protesters were arrested during a crackdown on student activism in some of the most important Chinese universities. Some activist groups in at least five cities were taken over the weekend, according to a group advocating for workers' rights. Some would even have been beaten.Students have drawn...

Chinese staff forced to drink urine and eat cockroaches to meet sales targets – VIDEO

Three managers of a Chinese company in Zunyi County, Southern China, were arrested on charges of having forced employees to drink urine and eat cockroaches, according to local media reports. The police went into action after examining some online videos showing workers whipped with a belt and forced to drink...

Two-child policy is helping, but not enough to fix China’s demographic crisis

In October 2015, China officially approved the two-child policy that replaced the one-child policy. The one-child policy remained in force for 35 years, causing several problems (disparity in sex ratio at birth, forced abortions and sterilizations, human rights violations, unregistered children, etc) in its attempt to contain the Chinese population explosion.According...

Could China’s “Fake Moon” work?

A few days ago the Chinese media (and others) talk about the project of launching a "fake moon" in orbit to illuminate the streets of Chengdu during the night. UPDATE: According to ABC, the project would consist of three artificial moons that will be sent starting in 2020. The mirrors...

Interview: No.223, Art Photographer

No.223 (Lin Zhipeng, 林志鹏) is a photographer and freelance writer. He was born in Guangdong province and graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with major of financial English. No.223 is one of the most important members of the Chinese generation of photographers who have risen to prominence from social...

4 Chinese space companies to watch

China is investing hugely in the sector in the private space sector. According to a recent report by Space Angels, China has gone from 0 to 3% of the world market within two years.Related articles: The photographic history of the Chinese space programToday, the entire sector has attracted $ 2...

30+ Horror Movies from Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan to Watch

Chinese folklore, black magic, and ghost stories have always inspired horror films in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, and Japan … Here is a list of the most interesting horror films in our opinion.Beware of some spoilers that lie ahead! Please check the Chinese horror movies list following this link.