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Pangolins And A Pandemic: The Evolving Chinese Wildlife Trade

August 18, 2021

This article offers a look at China's lucrative wildlife trafficking industry and how the pandemic is driving demand.

Say Yes To The West: Globalization Of The Qipao

August 18, 2021

Chinese dresses like the qipao or cheongsam have become global fashion icons and proliferated into western clothing stores. The spread of these garments and the culture they represent begs certain questions about the authenticity of modern qipao and what it means to appreciate a culture rather than appropriate it.

During Pandemic, Mother Daughter Movie Achieves Immense Success

May 21, 2021

In a difficult year, Chinese actress Jia Ling has produced a grand cinematic success: one that appeals to the young and old, and one which bridges the divide between traditional and modern Chinese values.

As China Bars Reporters, Taiwan Emerges As A Journalist Hub

May 21, 2021

In early 2020, a series of escalations in media restrictions between China and the United States caught foreign journalists in a diplomatic crossfire. Reporters who moved to Taiwan following the initial expulsions in the U.S.-China media standoff have accelerated a trend that already existed.

Audrey Tang: Taiwan’s Digital Minister On Harnessing Technology For Social Good

March 11, 2021

US-China Today sat down with Audrey Tang to speak about her identity as an illustrious young programmer turned government official, her optimism about technology’s ability to ameliorate social ills, and her thoughts about politics in a polarized world.

Beauty And Its Perceptions: A Deep Dive Into China’s Current Social Media Landscape

August 9, 2020

Today’s social media scene makes it difficult, especially for young people, to remember what life was like prior to the continuous influx of opinions on the internet. Social media often showcases people’s best sides, shaping our understanding of beauty. We scroll through images, ads and article daily, intaking a saturated pool of visual stimulations, It is this way in the US, and so is it in China.

What China’s Belt And Road Initiative Means For Cambodia

July 21, 2020

In a US-dominated age, China seeks to return to its former glory by reviving the interconnectedness and vitality of the Silk Road through the Belt and Road Initiative.

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