Matt Pottinger: From Pen to PoliticsMatt Pottinger: From Pen to PoliticsWhen Matt Pottinger, US National Security Council senior director for East Asia, led a US delegation to Beijing to attend the Belt and Road summit, had he ever thought of treating the security guard, who slapped him on face in a Starbucks in the same city more than a decade ago, to coffee?

Rich in kindnessRich in kindness Chan Laiwa is known for her passion for Chinese red sandalwood and her museum in Beijing is a treasure trove of sandalwood art works. …

'Mystery' film, mysterious director'Mystery' film, mysterious director Director Lou Ye Since filming Weekend Lover in 1990, director Lou Ye has produced seven additional films. But though his movies have r…

Dance like everyone's watchingDance like everyone's watching Fitness instructor Wang Guangcheng teaches dancing at a gym in Beijing. Photo: China Daily The dancers swing their hips, wave their a…

The Sui DynastyThe Sui Dynasty Weibo sensation Mike Sui found online fame after shooting a video that featured him impersonating a dozen different accents. Photo: To…

Writers' careers found in translationWriters' careers found in translation Julia Lovell (China Daily) With demand for Chinese literature growing in the English speaking world, translators have rarely been s…

The ride of his lifeThe ride of his life French artist Niko de La Faye and his kinetic sculpture M2B in Beijing Photo: Mathias Megg When French artist Niko de la Faye decided …