China Wages War on Funeral Strippers

Neil Connor
Telegraph
China has launched its latest crackdown against a phenomenon which just won’t seem to die in rural areas - funeral strippers.

Culture Shock: Chinese Ministry Slammed on Not-so-Social Media

Josh Chin
WSJ: China Real Time Report
Watch the country’s culture ministry get eviscerated on social media.

China, at Party Congress, Touts its Cultural Advances

Ian Johnson
New York Times
Party guidance is the "soul” of China's moves to privitize and promote industries that can spread soft power abroad. ...