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July 2015 Issue | by Chen Tao | Chi Zijian

From the Heart, Among Mountains

Studiously avoiding the hustle and bustle of literary circles, esoteric Chinese writer Chi Zijian prefers to connect with her readers through her work, both on and off the page

July 2015 Issue | by Zhao Zhuo | Folk Singer Li Zhi

Music Businessman

One of the most recognized independent folk musicians in China, Li Zhi argues that his industry needs to professionalize

July 2015 Issue | by Zhou Fengting | Modern Dance

Dances with Robots

An assembly-line automaton, repurposed into a dancer in an avant-garde piece by Taiwanese choreographer Huang Yi, hints at a future where humans and machines come together side by side to create and perform

Photo by Dong Jiexu

June 2015 Issue | by Yuan Ye | Art Collector

Break the System

Upstart art collectors Lin Han and his wife Lei Wanwan are making their mark on the global scene

Photo by Zeng Hongge

June 2015 Issue | by Wan Jiahuan | Andy Lau

Into the Dust

NewsChina meets superstar singer, actor and movie producer Andy Lau, one of the legendary “heavenly kings” of Cantopop and one of the most recognizable faces in Chinese entertainment, to discuss his striking transformation in his latest movie, and his desire for roles that earn him more than just commercial success

June 2015 Issue | by Wang Yan | Zhou Bing

A Legend Revisited

As celebrated Chinese filmmaker Zhou Bing sets out to shoot his third documentary on Peking opera legend Mei Lanfang, NewsChina interviews Zhou to find out how he plans to avoid retreading his previous work

May 2015 Issue | by Chen Tao, Yuan Ye | Mongolian Folk Rock


Mongolian folk-rock band Hanggai, despite unanimous domestic critical acclaim and a growing audience overseas, have remained fastidiously anti-mainstream for a decade. However, a recent appearance on a popular reality TV singing-songwriting contest may be set to change that

Photo by Wang Yixuan/IC

May 2015 Issue | by Su Jie | Hualing Nieh Engle


For half a century, the International Writing Program founded by Hualing Niel Engle and her husband Paul has had a deep and enduring influence on writers from China and around the world

Photo by Chen Tao

April 2015 Issue | by Chen Tao, Yuan Ye | Poet Yu Xiuhua

In Her Own Words

Does previously unknown poet Yu Xiuhua really deserve her reputation as “China’s Emily Dickinson,” or have her gender, her cerebral palsy and even her rural home caused the literary world to get carried away with her achievements?

Photo by Chen Jianyu/IC

March 2015 Issue | by Liu Cuiping | Cinema


China's movie industry saw continued growth in 2014, and its increased openness is making waves in Hollywood. Are we seeing the birth of an industrial giant?

Photo by CFP

March 2015 Issue | by Feng Jun | Television


A new policy has spurred the improvement of TV show production in China. However, the growing popularity of online video platforms poses an unprecedented challenge

March 2015 Issue | by Wen Tianyi, Yuan Ye | Interview

Jiang Wen: ‘The most important thing is to have something to say, even if you don’t speak well’

The release of Jiang Wen’s latest work Gone with the Bullets once again saw China’s superstar director singled out for praise and criticism in equal measure. NewsChina met with Jiang to discuss his ideas, his goals and how he deals with critics

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