China has long spied on its own citizens, but a new report shows how foreigners are increasingly falling under the nation's watchful eye.
First drawn in 1935, Hu Line illustrates persistent demographic split – how Beijing deals with it will determine the country's future.
A cartogram makes it easy to compare regional and national GDPs at a glance.
TAIPEI/TOKYO – What is this East-Asian obsession with blades and stabbings that has perverted these otherwise harmonious quarters of Confucian legacy? The knife seems to be the preferred device of […]
In the Chinese Zodiac, the horse symbolized high expectations, performance, and stubbornness. What better occasion than this to talk about the heavy work load that’s awaiting China’s leaders, economists, and […]
Does Ban Ki-moon see China as the next superpower? The General Secretary of the United Nations sent his warm greetings to Beijing Forum 2013, a governmental prestige project – thereby […]
What was first, the chicken or the map? That question is perhaps as unanswerable as the one featuring hen vs. egg . Not that it matters. Stare long enough at […]