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January 22, 2014
Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday for the Chinese. (image source:http://bit.ly/1heMIa6)

December 21, 2013

Many Westerners travelling in China are struck by the bizarre English phrases bannered across the t-shirts commonly worn by young Chinese people. The slogans sometimes seem ripped from the pages of English-language fashion magazines.

December 13, 2013

The film industry of Taiwan isn’t as old as the mainland’s or as prolific as Hong Kong’s, but it has produced some of the most influential Chinese-language films and has played a major role in introducing Chinese cinema to global audiences in the 21st century.

December 6, 2013

In many cultures, fast food comes with a negative connotation.

November 15, 2013

Hong Kong boasts one of the largest and most influential film industries in the world, all the more remarkable given the region’s small size.

October 29, 2013
Apodyterium (Dressing room).
October 25, 2013

Now that we’ve covered the history of Chinese film and

October 17, 2013

After the Cultural Revolution had practically shut down the Chinese film industry, Deng Xiaoping’s (鄧小平) efforts to reform China (改革開放) revitalized the system.

October 10, 2013

What was the first Chinese movie you ever saw? Unless you’re over 108 years old, it probably wasn’t The Battle of Mt. Dingjun, the very first Chinese film made in 1905.

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