ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Farewell, Li Ao

The most quotable sayings from the controversial writer, who passed away on March 18

NEWS

Patriotism and provincial promotion

Highlights and strangest proposals from this year’s national congress

ARTS, HISTORY

Silent Centennial

National Museum exhibition marks the October Revolution with nice art…and little else

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Minor Party Time

September 15 is Democracy Day, so read up on China’s other political parties

ARTS

Provincial TV station scolded for being too entertaining

More wholesome, pro-Party shows needed, regulators tell TV networks

NEWS

The Viral Week That Was: Ep 120

Fruity clothes, government-sanctioned waterfight, women’s play center, and school PDAs

LANGUAGE, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Fantastic Chinese Names and How To Pick Them

Famous and powerful foreigners get their Chinese names a few key ways

NEWS

A Primer On Hong Kong’s New Leader

Carrie Lam’s election crowns a turbulent relationship with the approval ratings

NEWS

Is Bitcoin in the Crosshairs?

Amid crackdown on outflows, cryptocurrency has been relatively untouched—thus far

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