The Sapporo Snow Festival in northernmost Hokkaido prefecture renders Japan's most famous cultural exports in beautiful works of art.
As the Chinese government accused the U.S. Embassy of illegally interfering in China’s domestic affairs by publishing online hourly air-quality, the increasingly skeptical Chinese public ridiculed its government for its outrage.
Asia Society Associate Fellow Jeffrey Wasserstrom caught up with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Beijing-based journalist in advance of his June 21 appearance at Asia Society New York.
Popular social media websites like Sina Weibo have become the frontline of a virtual showdown between censors and aggrieved netizens every June 4 in China, writes Sun Yunfan.
The information the U.S. shares on air quality in China has a lot of value, even if it isn’t the most precise or comprehensive, writes Michael Zhao.
Chinese netizens are seizing the opportunity to discuss for one of the first times the long-proscribed topic of the Cultural Revolution within the (seemingly) unmediated and open forum of the microblogging site Sina Weibo.
An essay published earlier this month on a Chinese blog, and then republished by The New York Times, sparked a fierce debate over the definition of "patriotism with Chinese characteristics."
In 140 characters or less, Pakistanis react with scorn and satire when their government briefly blocks access to Twitter.
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