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Who Is To Blame For China's Awful Movies?

-OpEd- BEIJING — Many Chinese films are awful. Who is to blame for this objective fact? An audience typically praises a film when they think it’s good and complain when it isn’t. Yet Feng ...

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"Chinese Dream" Agit Prop Now Airing Before Every Movie In China

BEIJING — Dream or nightmare? Chinese moviegoers will now see for themselves. Starting July 1, the anniversary the Chinese Communist Party, and through its 19th national congress in the fall, ...

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The Dark Truths Inside China's Dying Coal Industry

Coal miners have lived off the industry for generations. Though China is still the world's to...

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New Slick Road: Europe Doesn't Buy China's Free-Trade Claims

European companies complain of trade hurdles in Beijing, but China presents itself as the defende...

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LGBT In China, Victims Of Brutal "Conversion Therapy" Industry

From shock therapy treatment to nausea pills to fake marriages, Chinese gays, lesbian and transge...

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China Speeds Toward A Cashless Economy

BEIJING — Two events this spring, seemingly unrelated, together offer a snapshot of where China has arrived in finance-related technology, commonly referred to as "fintech." On April 17, the Bank ...

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Free Fight Or Tai Chi? Ancient Dispute Settled In 20 Seconds

A decades-old argument might just have been settled: Modern "mixed martial arts" fighter vs. Tai Chi master — who wins?" In a recently filmed fight, Xu Xiaodong, a Beijing-based mixed martial ...