China and Hollywood: Is the romance over?

China and Hollywood: Is the romance over?

By Jiayun Feng | December 12, 2019 Illustration by Derek Zheng It would be an understatement to say that 2016 was a killer year for Chinese billionaire Wáng Jiànlín 王健林. In October, Wang, the founder and chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group, a sprawling Chinese...
What do the Hong Kong protesters want?

What do the Hong Kong protesters want?

By Lucas Niewenhuis | November 18, 2019 Additional reporting by Hugh Bohane Hong Kong is now paralyzed on a near-daily basis by violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police. How did we get here, and what is it, exactly, that the protesters want? All...
China’s space program is taking off

China’s space program is taking off

By Kimberly Jin | October 30, 2019 In 2018, China conducted 39 orbital launches, more than any other country in the world. However, China has a long march ahead to catch up with the U.S., as Chinese official space exploration only began in earnest around the turn of...