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Books

07.15.2014

The Forbidden Game

Dan Washburn

In China, just because something is banned, doesn’t mean it can’t boom. Statistically, zero percent of the Chinese population plays golf, still known as the “rich man’s game” and considered taboo.

Caixin Media

07.15.2014

Silencing a Health Reformer’s Voice

Caixin

Dr. Liao Xinbo is struggling to square his enormous popularity and thirst for healthcare reform with a recent demotion that, in his words, marked the culmination of his frustrated work life.

Photo Gallery

07.12.2014

Soccer on the Silk Road

Zhang Xinmin

As the World Cup draws to a close, we present a photo essay by Chinese photographer Zhang Xinmin exploring the game of soccer along the Silk Road in Xinjiang, where it has a special place in Uighur education and culture.

Tibet Resists

Jonathan Mirsky

Tsering Woeser was born in Lhasa in 1966, the daughter of a senior officer in the Chinese army. She became a passionate supporter of the Dalai Lama. When she was very young the family moved to Tibetan towns inside China proper.

Caixin Media

07.08.2014

Hard Choices for Family Planners and Parents

Caixin

The technocrats in charge of China’s one-child policy have the power to force sterilizations, abortions, and intra-uterine device (IUD) implants, as well as punish uncooperative parents by denying them jobs, denying their children

Sinica Podcast

07.05.2014

Sin and Vice

Jeremy Goldkorn, David Moser

This week on Sinica, Jeremy Goldkorn and David Moser turn their attention to vice, in conversation with Robert Foyle Hunwick, a media consultant and editor for Beijing Cream.

Environment

07.03.2014

The Victims of China’s Soil Pollution Crisis

chinadialogue

This is the first of a special three-part series of investigations jointly run by chinadialogue and Yale Environment 360, w

Media

07.02.2014

The Mogul Takes Manhattan

Tea Leaf Nation, Isaac Stone Fish

Lunch at Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse is an elegant affair, popular among well-heeled tourists and alumni networking associations for its lakeside view and excellent service.

Caixin Media

06.18.2014

China’s Retiring Migrant Workers Have No Place to Call Home

Caixin

A generation of Chinese people from rural areas who moved to the big cities to find work is reaching retirement age, but many are finding they have been left outside the country’s urban pension system despite extensive reforms in r

Books

06.18.2014

The People’s Republic of Amnesia

On June 4, 1989, People's Liberation Army soldiers opened fire on unarmed civilians in Beijing, killing untold hundreds of people.

Sinica Podcast

06.16.2014

The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, Leta Hong Fincher, David Moser

This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy are joined by David Moser and Leta Hong Fincher, newly-minted Ph.D.

Sinica Podcast

06.06.2014

Rice, Wheat, and Air Filters

Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn, David Moser

This week on Sinica, we're delighted to be joined by Thomas Talhelm, Ph.D.

The Ghosts of Tiananmen Square

Ian Johnson

Every spring, an old friend of mine named Xu Jue makes a trip to the Babaoshan cemetery in the western suburbs of Beijing to lay flowers on the tombs of her dead son and husband.

The Tanks and the People

Liao Yiwu

Twenty-five years ago, before the Tiananmen massacre, my father told me: “Son, be good and stay at home, never provoke the Communist Party.”

Features

05.29.2014

Why Defenders of Killer Whales Are Worried About China

Leah Thompson

Late last year, the circus came to Hengqin.

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