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From English towns, to Alpine villages, to the Eiffel Tower - copies of foreign architecture can be seen across China. But now the government is...

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Given the wide circulation of the New York Times, many Silicon Valley residents have probably read an opinion piece titled "Why Did the Coronavirus...

Brooklyn Nets hosts Chinese culture night in New York

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The Brooklyn Nets hosted Chinese culture night on Wednesday at the team's home arena Barclays Center in New...

Chinese netizens confused, disappointed over censorship of Year of the Pig symbol

China's annual New Year's gala is meant to usher in the Year of the Pig, but the state broadcaster largely censored all words and...

Will China’s hit period drama ‘Yanxi Palace’ face censorship?

China's hugely successful period dramas could be facing increased scrutiny from the Communist Party and its ever-widening dragnet of cultural censorship. In the spotlight is...

How China controls Hollywood scripts

When was the last time you watched a movie with a Chinese villain? If you can't remember, that may not be too surprising. Take the...

‘I don’t know Facebook or Twitter’: China’s Great Firewall Generation Z cut off from...

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Chinese city ‘plans to launch artificial moon to replace streetlights’

In Chengdu, there is reportedly an ambitious plan afoot for replacing the city’s streetlights: boosting the glow of the real moon with that of...

‘We will really miss home’: China’s Moon Festival can be lonely for international students

It's an early morning in a food court near Sydney's Chinatown district. Sitting in the corner is Annie — earphones in and looking down at...

The ‘bride price’ in China keeps rising. Some villages want to put a cap...

The new rule was taped onto doorways around town: Officials were limiting what a groom-to-be could pay for a bride. The going rate was about...

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