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7 Cultural Revolution memorabilia

Cultural Revolution memorabilia – A collection of propaganda material made by the Chinese Communist Party during the Cultural Revolution (National Library of Denmark). The Cultural … Read more

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Chinese Space Program: a Photographic History

Chinese space program history pictures: long march rockets, the Chinese space laboratory, Shanzhou capsules, Chinese moon rovers, Chinese landers and more Mao Zedong started a … Read more

The Belt and Road is How, the awkwardly-named English-language music video

The Belt and Road is How, the awkwardly-named English-language music video

China soft power – “The Belt and Road is How” nusic video performed by children from countries on the new Silk Road.

In the Chinese narrative, the belt and road initiative is an inclusive economic and cultural project, opposed to the Donald Trump’s vision of the world. Also, the video is posted on Youtube which is banned in China.

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The curious rise of the ‘white left’ as a Chinese internet insult

Meet the Chinese netizens who combine a hatred for the ‘white left’ with a love of US president Donald Trump. by Chenchen Zhang If you … Read more

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53 amazing Japanese war prints of the Sino-Japanese war

The first Sino-Japanese War, commonly now in China as the War of Jiawu 甲午戰爭, began in 1894 and ended in 1895 and was fought between … Read more

The colors of China: 30 years of China's history in pictures

The colors of China: 30 years of China’s history in pictures

The images of Weng Naiqiang, veteran photographer, tell marginal but significant episodes of Chinese daily life that intertwine with the great historical moments and the … Read more

No Enemies, No Hatred

No Enemies, No Hatred

When the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on December 10, 2010, its recipient, Liu Xiaobo, was in Jinzhou Prison, serving an eleven-year sentence for what Beijing called “incitement to subvert state power.”

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Row on tarmac an awkward G20 start for U.S., China

HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – A Chinese official confronted U.S. President Barack Obama’s national security adviser on the tarmac on Saturday prompting the Secret Service to intervene, an unusual altercation as China implements strict controls ahead of a big summit.

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Pokemon Go turns into a battleground between China and Taiwan

Pokemon Go turns into a battleground between China and Taiwan

John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, the American software house behind Pokemon Go, posted a tweet in traditional Chinese welcoming the Taiwanese players to join the videogame community.

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