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19 Colorized Postcards from Early 1900s China

Recently released photos show life in early 20th century China.
Current Affairs

The photographs, part of a new release from the New York Public Library, show daily life in the country during the early 20th century.

'Coal + Ice' Exhibition Documents the Cost of Chinese Growth

Visitors wearing face masks brave air pollution in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. (Wang Zhen/AFP/Getty Images)
ArtsCurrent AffairsPolicySustainability

China's struggle to maintain economic growth without damaging the environment continues despite ramped up government efforts.

#TBT: In 2000, Chinese Premier Makes Promise to 'Visionary Entrepreneurs'

Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji speaks at Asia Society's 11th Annual Corporate Conference in Shanghai in May, 2000. (Wang Gangfeng/Asia Society)
Current AffairsBusiness

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when Zhu Rongji spoke at an Asia Society Corporate Conference. 

Photo of the Day: Sacred Offerings in China

Intricately carved figures of Buddha and other religious figures are laden with offerings at the Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai, China on March 29, 2015. (Tybo/Flickr)
Multimedia

Intricately carved figures of Buddha and other religious figures are laden with offerings at the Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai, China on March 29, 2015. (Tybo/Flickr)

Interview: NYU Shanghai Chancellor Discusses His University's Place in China's Current Political Atmosphere

NYU Shanghai Chancellor Yu Lizhong at the 2015 National Chinese Language Conference in Atlanta. (Ben Kornegay/ProgressiveImagesPhoto)
Education

Yu Lizhong of NYU Shanghai discusses the first Sino-American joint venture university, and where it falls in China's current political atmosphere.

Multimedia: How Would Rising Sea Levels Transform China's Coastal Cities?

Rising sea levels could dramatically alter the Pearl River Delta, where more than 30 million people live.
Current AffairsSustainability

Cartographer Jeffrey Linn's maps show what China's coastal cities may look like in the future if the world's sea levels continue to rise.

Photo of the Day: Tiny Mao Statues in China

Tiny souvenir statues of Mao and others on sale at the Dongtai Lu Antique Market in Shanghai, China on April 19, 2015. (Joan Campderros-i-Canas/Flickr)
Multimedia

Tiny souvenir statues of Mao and others on sale at the Dongtai Lu Antique Market in Shanghai, China on April 19, 2015. (Joan Campderros-i-Canas/Flickr)

On Shanghai Education: A View From the Streets

A Shanghai tailor's shop, photographed on July 21, 2011. (Lynn Lin/Flickr)
Education

Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest? Asia Society's Jeff Wang offers a ground-level view.

Photo of the Day: Savory Sides in China

A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/ Flickr)
Food & RecipesMultimedia

A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Intricately Carved in China

An ornate door knocker adorns a red door at Shanghai's City God Temple in China on November 30, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob)
Multimedia

An ornate door knocker adorns a red door at Shanghai's City God Temple in China on November 30, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob)