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.
This article offers a look at China's lucrative wildlife trafficking industry and how the pandemic is driving demand.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.