Weibo Drops Ranking Lists to Counter Celebrity Culture

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The microblogging platform said the move was necessary to rein in “irrational support” by hardcore fans. Read More

The Snake in China’s Literary Garden

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From maneater to star-crossed lover, Lady White Snake has become one of Chinese literature’s most versatile — and unlikely — heroines. The one thing she is not, however, is docile. Read More

The Mysterious Ancient City That’s Rewriting Chinese History

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The discovery of a 3,000-year-old civilization at Sanxingdui raised profound questions about China’s ancient past. Now, researchers believe they’re finally close to finding some answers. Read More

Liu Cixin Partners With Chinese AI Giant on ‘Three-Body’ Experience

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SenseTime plans to adapt the Hugo Award-winning author’s sci-fi series into an “immersive entertainment” product. Read More

What Is Red May Never Die: TV Show Resurrects Revolutionaries

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The weeks leading up to the 100th anniversary celebration last Thursday saw a flurry of activities and events. Read More

Where Next for the Filmmakers of the Tibetan New Wave?

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Directors Lhapal Gya and Pema Tseden discuss the challenges of telling Tibetan stories. Read More

Netizens Baffled After Chinese Broadcaster Edits Actor’s Dress

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CCTV shared a different version of Jing Tian’s dress, covering up parts of the actor’s cleavage. Read More

Hidden Dragon: The Man Who Helped Chinese Film Go Global

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Italian film industry veteran Marco Mueller has played a pivotal role in bringing Chinese cinema to a global audience over the past 50 years. Read More

For Young Chinese, 2021 Is the Year of the Digital Nomad

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The pandemic sparked a work-from-home revolution in China. Read More

How China Made Tintin Less Racist

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An unlikely friendship with Chinese artist Zhang Chongren helped the creator of the Belgian comic strip defy stereotypes — in 1934. Read More

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