Chinese Opera Actor Liu Jianyang Talks His Life as the Monkey King

After 20 years of career playing the coveted role of the Monkey King, Liu Jianyang recounts hardships and pleasures of dedicating one's life to Chinese opera.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 27 June 2019

The Show Must Go On: How Chinese Opera Came to Be and Is Changing to Survive

Becoming a Chinese opera actor is not what young Chinese dream of anymore, but a host of performers and producers are not giving up on this historic art form.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 27 June 2019

Getting Moderately Deep With... A Bartender at a Cocktail Lounge

In our monthly series 'Getting Moderately Deep With... ' we ask a food vendor tough questions. Well, sort-of tough.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 26 June 2019

Generation Gap: On China’s Video Game Craze

'Generation Gap' is a monthly series where we talk to two Beijingers from two different generations.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 26 June 2019

Chinese Newspaper Launches Online Courses on Blockchain

Chinese citizens now have a whole new platform to learn about the up-and-coming technology.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 12 June 2019

Chinese Cities Named World's Noisiest. Here's How City Dwellers Respond

Chinese cities aren’t just ‘buzzing’ – they're some of the loudest in the world.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 06 June 2019

Massive Dynasty-Era Burial Site Discovered at Famous Beijing University

A large-scale burial ground dating back to the Ming and Qing dynasties was uncovered at Tsinghua University.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 03 June 2019

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