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Wang Xiaoshuai discusses his latest film and why we must remember our past

they may have been earnestly interpreting the Chinese theme of the event in their bold fashion choices

We were having tea on the Great Wall when a Japanese soldier appeared and stole a piece of cake. My brother started cursing. The soldier grabbed me…

Interview: Xiaolu Guo


I wanted to compare Western and Eastern youth, politics and apolitical living, the idea of translation and mistranslation, and the idea of a certain kind of island mentality and Mainland mentality, if that exists,’ says Guo.

Get in a room with lots of other people. I think a lot of this is about consuming really, really scary information alone.

Harbin and Sapporo have the big sculptures, but the Jilin Rime Ice and Snow Festival boasts a grand spectacle courtesy of Mother Nature.

Like all daiquiris, it’s a simple formula: rum, sweetener and a touch of citrus. A heavy pour of Jamaican dark rum (naturally) makes the base of the Kingston.

I wake up like a zombie. My first moves in the morning are machine-like. I start up the computer, start the coffee maker, enter the password to my computer, add milk to my cup, walk to the bathroom, open emails, the New York Times, Facebook, pour coffee

And yes, alongside the romance at its centre, the film won’t be lacking in the intense battle scenes that make Woo special.

Interview: Ann Hui


When it comes to scriptwriting for autobiographical films, we will never know the [whole] truth. The Golden Era’s script is based on the writer’s own thinly disguised autobiographical novels, what others have written about her and her friends’ accounts. T

It's time to pack away that pair of shorts and pull out scarves and pants: Beijing’s most beautiful season is upon us

Chang has become the symbol of art deco glamour, synonymous with her on-screen heroines and spies, yet somewhere along the way the real person got lost in the mire

The wartime enslavement of ‘comfort women’ remains one of the least recognised war crimes in human history and understanding what happened to these women has become an international controversy.

Interview: Ai Weiwei


In the years he’s been ignored by his own city, Ai Weiwei has become the world’s most famous Beijinger. In an exclusive interview with Time Out, he speaks to the Beijing press for the first time in years about his art, how he doesn’t consider himself that

For many of today's Chinese youth looking for a partner, love takes second place to parental pressure, moving up the social ladder and a heavy dose of fear drummed into women that they will endup as "leftover"

Interview: Annie Wang


The author talks about her Chinese identity and why it’s easier to write about sex in English

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