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Top Museums in China & Taiwan

November 4, 2021

Museum attendance is shifting across the Strait.

China's Halloween Haul

October 28, 2021

Are you dressing up? Chinese factories and American retailers love Halloween.

Urbanization in the U.S. and China

October 19, 2021

People keep moving from rural areas into cities.

Western Musical Instruments in China

October 14, 2021

Western classical music was condemned during China's Cultural Revolution. But China is now the principal producer and largest consumer of many "Western" musical instruments.

China Bans Cryptocurrencies

September 30, 2021

Once the world leader in Bitcoin mining, China's regulators have now made cryptocurrencies illegal.

China's African Audiences

September 23, 2021

As China's interests in Africa grow, it seeks to strengthen its media presence.

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! 中秋节快乐!

September 16, 2021

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival from the USC U.S.-China Institute!

Twenty Years Later

September 9, 2021

2001 launched the new century and saw dramatic events that shaped where the U.S. and China are today.

Cross-Strait Economics

September 2, 2021

While cross-strait political tensions have risen, Taiwan and China remain tightly intertwined economically.

Panda Power

August 26, 2021

For a creature whose numbers are small and whose natural habitat is tiny, those lovable pandas have played key global roles in conservation, science and even diplomacy.