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40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

40 Years After the Former Premier’s Death: Remembering Zhou Enlai through Photos

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the death of China’s first premier Zhao Enlai. Zhou is remembered in Chinese history as one of Chairman Mao Zedong’s most trusted lieutenants, and his right-hand man. He also is recognized for saving lives without being purged during the Cultural Revolution, which coincided with the height of Mao’s […]

The Face of Modern China

The Face of Modern China

Plastered throughout the streets of Beijing is the face that captures the essence of China and its future. One pair of gentle eyes greets the city’s workers as they plunge into the day’s rat race and then welcomes them back home after a hard day’s work. Some even call him the face of modern China: […]