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Cantonese Opera Day Celebrates 15th Anniversary

Cantonese Opera Day Celebrates 15th Anniversary

This year, Hong Kongers will be treated to the 15th anniversary of Cantonese Opera Day, a celebration of the art form that ties in with local culture and tradition. It’s among the most popular performance festivals in the region. Organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Cantonese Opera Day is a government initiative meant […]

Archaeologist Uncover Shipwreck Dating Back to Genghis Khan

Archaeologist Uncover Shipwreck Dating Back to Genghis Khan

Along the site of an old construction site, a group of Chinese scientists found the muddy remains of a wooden ship that dated back more than 700 years to the era of Genghis Khan. The 70-ft long vessel housed more than 100 artifacts, according to the paper published by Chinese Cultural Relics. According to the […]

Ai Weiwei on art, exile and refugee film ‘Human Flow’

Ai Weiwei on art, exile and refugee film ‘Human Flow’

In the most tender moments of “Human Flow,” Ai Weiwei’s epic documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis, he is seen hugging, cooking with and cutting the hair of refugees. An ordinary filmmaker might be accused of getting too close to his subject but, as far as the Chinese dissident and internationally renowned artist is concerned, […]

China Tightens Grip on Religion

China Tightens Grip on Religion

Those who dare to worship an “illegal religion” in China would be wise to keep the praying behind closed doors. Or face a hefty fine, because the ruling Communist Party’s State Council has endorsed revisions to the Regulation on Religious Affairs, giving even low-level authorities the freedom to police religion in the country. Village, township […]

Ai Weiwei Bringing Massive Controversial Art Project to New York City

Ai Weiwei Bringing Massive Controversial Art Project to New York City

New Yorkers are accustomed to fences and walk by them every day. But soon, they may want to give them a second look. It may give them some time to think, reflect, and maybe even argue. Because, fence-themed art installations are going to be scattered across the five boroughs: All the work of renowned artist […]

Chinese Vow Retaliation Against United Airlines

Chinese Vow Retaliation Against United Airlines

By now, you’ve probably heard about the United Airlines passenger who was violently dragged off a plane on Sunday and left with a bloodied mouth instead of a safe trip. But while some in the states may be shaking their heads, people in China are shaking their fists. Mobile phone footage of the incident has […]

Archaeologists Uncover Treasure in Chinese River

Archaeologists Uncover Treasure in Chinese River

Archeologists in China have unearthed some major booty. More than 10,000 items made from gold and silver were found more than 10 meters into the Earth at bottom of the Minjiang River in Sichuan province. Some say these gems, which include iron weapons and golden coins, offer proof to the tales of “The Yellow Tiger,” a […]

Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team Allegedly Had U.S. Visas Revoked

Tibetan Women’s Soccer Team Allegedly Had U.S. Visas Revoked

The Tibetan Women’s Soccer team was to take part in the opening ceremony of American soccer tournament, but all of had their Visa applications denied by the U.S. embassy in New Delhi, according to the team organizer. Cassie Childers says that a year ago, she got a call from English soccer player Gordon Jago, who […]

Trump Targets Chinese Visitors

Trump Targets Chinese Visitors

In the short time since Donald Trump assumed office of the President of the United States, he and the loyal robot posse that make up his cabinet have put forward a slew of ridiculous, unethical, and hateful laws and measures that are disasters waiting to happen. And they just keep on coming. The Trump administration’s […]

Chinese Designer Stands with Tiffany Trump

Chinese Designer Stands with Tiffany Trump

The Trump family’s sense of fashion is losing flare in the U.S., with Nordstrom dropping Ivanka Trump’s clothing line, and Tiffany Trump getting “shunned” during New York fashion week as several high-profile designers voice their criticism of the Trump family in the media. But oversees, the youngest daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump is being […]

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