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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.

Global Citizens In A Global Pandemic: Chinese International Students In 2020

July 17, 2020

The recent Trump administration policy to deport international students if they did not show up for class on campus sparked strong reactions in the international student community, but also galvanized the world of higher education to unite in an unprecedented way.

In Taiwanese Elections, A Youth-Led DPP Victory

June 2, 2020

A student written article published by US-China Today. Written by Matthew Slade.

To Have And To Embroider: The “Long Feng Gua” Wedding Tradition

March 5, 2020

Chinese traditional wear is growing in popularity, marking the re-emergence of colors like red and gold in the field that at least for the past few decades had been saturated with Western-centric white.

Journalistic Bias In Hong Kong Protest Reporting: Q&A With Stanley Rosen

December 5, 2019

US-China Today spoke with Rosen, an expert in Chinese politics and media, about how the differences in media coverage between Chinese and international media outlets impact the Hong Kong protests, and how such entrenched biases came into being.

Director Zhang Tongdao On Educational Reform And China’s “Born In 2000” Youth

November 19, 2019

Over the last 10 years, the population of Chinese international students in the U.S. has almost quadrupled. However, drastic social change in the past 40 years has led to a chasmic generation gap between those born in the 21st century and their parents. US-China Today sat down with Zhang Tongdao, director of the documentary ‘Born in 2000’, which follows the educations, family lives, and relationships of a handful of Chinese youth.

American Youtubers In China: Q&A With Winston Sterzal And Matthew Tye

September 14, 2019

Under the usernames serpentza and laowhy86, Winston Sterzal and Matthew Tye took to Youtube to document their experiences moving to China with no real plans for return to their respective home countries. 

Public Health Scholar On China’s Research Partnerships With Coca-Cola

July 8, 2019

Critics have long accused food and beverage companies of trying to exonerate their products from blame for obesity by funding organizations that highlight alternative causes. US-China Today investigates the supposed model of transparency between Coca-Cola and China’s private and government research institutions and its implications for public health.

The Evolution Of China’s Coffee Industry

June 28, 2019

From business meetings at the Starbucks in the upscale area of Xintiandi, Shanghai to multicultural get-togethers at the expat-friendly Baker and Spice on Anfu Road, coffee has become a cultural icon in mainland China.

The Evolution Of China’s Coffee Industry

June 28, 2019

From business meetings at the Starbucks in the upscale area of Xintiandi, Shanghai to multicultural get-togethers at the expat-friendly Baker and Spice on Anfu Road, coffee has become a cultural icon in mainland China.

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Events

August 5, 2020 - 4:00pm

During this digital report launch, PEN America and our panelists will discuss the pressures filmmakers confront and the choices they make in order to have their films be shown in China. 

August 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with Han Li to examine how Chinese are rediscovering the rural China and idealizing rural life in the social media age. She'll also look at the social and political forces driving this trend.