When does the China Wolf Bite?
The city of Anchorage is usually cold and snowy in March. But diplomatic talks between the U.S. and China, held in Anchorage, were fraught with fiery diplomatic tension. The first…Read More
Cities Lost in Limbo: Are China’s Ghost Cities Here to Stay?
China’s record number of vacant houses and urban projects, sitting at over 50 million units and growing, are an increasingly worrying domestic challenge. Known as “ghost cities,” these developments have…Read More
After China’s Three-child Policy, Child-bearing Still Unpopular
Five months after the Chinese government announced its three-child policy, which allows all married couples to have a third child, public discourse has yet to die down. The 2020 Chinese…Read More
China’s Tutoring Agency Crackdown
In July, China’s highest governing body, the State Council, announced an unprecedented escalation of its crackdown on tutoring agencies. Dubbed as a “double reduction” plan to ease pressure placed on…Read More
Keeping Up a ‘Pair’ances
Dortmund, Germany, 1980: Yao Bin and Luan Bo take the ice at the 1980 World Figure Skating Championships. They have never skated on a regulation-sized rink; its size is so…Read More