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Interview with author Jeremy Tiang

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Jeremy Tiang, translates plays and novels from Chinese. He is also a playwright and an author. He won the Golden Point Award for Fiction in 2009 for his story "Trondheim". Tiang has translated more than ten books from the Chinese including novels by Chan Ho-Kei, Zhang Yueran, Yeng Pway Ngon and Su Wei-chen and has received an NEA Literary Translation...

State of Emergency

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Siew Li leaves her husband and children in Tiong Bahru to fight for freedom in the jungles of Malaya. Decades later, a Malaysian journalist returns to her homeland to uncover the truth of a massacre committed during the Emergency. And in Singapore, Siew Li's niece Stella finds herself accused of being a Marxist conspirator. Jeremy Tiang's debut novel dives into the...

It Never Rains on National Day

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Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (English Fiction) A woman fleeing her previous existence meets a fellow Singaporean on an overnight train in Norway. A foreign worker is decapitated in an HDB building site accident. A Singaporean wife must negotiate Beijing as her British husband awaits a heart transplant. And in different corners of the world, Singaporeans and exiles...

Interview with Li Wei, the creator of stunning art images playing with gravity

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Li Wei was born in Hubei province 1970. In his late teens he moved to Beijing and in 1993 enrolled at the Oriental Arts College to study painting. Through some financial and artistic struggles, Li Wei taught himself photography and video and by 1997 he had adopted performance art which has become his preferred form of expression. His work often...

Herman Lee: T-Shirt Designer, Graphic Designer, and Illustrator

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Herman Lee is a designer currently based in Hong Kong after living most of his life in Toronto. His works have been featured for notable brands such as Phoenix Suns of the NBA, Levi's, And A, CLOT, Stussy, VLONE, Indiana High School Athletic Association among others. Official site | Flickr | Behance Intervew by Dominique Musorrafiti China-Underground: How did your adventure in the...

A Deeper Look into China’s Cybersecurity Law

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The People’s Republic of China’s Cybersecurity Law has been mentioned all over the internet, we have also cited in the previous articles. However, quoting separate sections from the Law or merely blaming it for anything that is currently happening with the Chinese internet (although, it is the one to blame for the increasing censorship) without having a clear understanding of...

Names of members of infamous Unit 731 released by the National Archives of Japan

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The National Archives of Japan has disclosed the names of 3,607 members of the Imperial Japanese Army’s notorious Unit 731, which conducted germ warfare and other biological experiments mainly on prisoners in China before and during World War II, according to a researcher. Katsuo Nishiyama, professor emeritus of Shiga University of Medical Science and head of the group that requested...

The Evolution of China’s Environmental Policy: Interview with Michael Standaert

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Michael Standaert is a freelance journalist currently based in Shenzhen in South China. Standaert primarily covers environmental and climate change policy, and infrastructure developments for Bloomberg BNA, MIT Technology Review and South China Morning Post. Michael Standaert's Twitter Interview by Matteo Damiani China-underground: How has the Chinese government's attitude towards the environment and climate change evolved? What is the "ecological civilization" in...

Yan Hua Wang Taichi Master

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Yan Hua Wang Master of Tai Chi Chuan and Double Sword that combines traditional medical training with martial arts. Yan Hua Wang graduated from Yunnan Chinese Medical University. While in school, she was the disciple of numerous nationally renowned Tai Chi masters. In 2000, Wang had been awarded the Tai Chi Martial Arts Medal as well as the silver medal...

Planet China Vol.03

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April, 2018 - Insights & Interviews with Artists, Writers and Thinkers. In this volume: Wang Xiaoshuai, Stefano Boeri, Li Wei, Hui He, Yan Hua Wang, Boris Wilensky, Hua Dong , He Sen, Ming Youxu, Josh Summers. Read Planet China Vol. 03 Table of contents Wang Xiaoshuai Film Director Stefano Boeri Architect Li Wei Photographer ...