Jin Yong Wuxia novels in Chinese mainland: from ‘poisonous weeds’ to literary classicsJin Yong Wuxia novels in Chinese mainland: from ‘poisonous weeds’ to literary classicsThere is a saying that “where there are ethnic Chinese, there are fans of Jin Yong.” The writer, whose real name is Cha Jing-yong and who recently passed away, is commonly hailed as the most-read Chinese-language writer with his 15 Wuxia (martial arts and chivalry) classics that have fascinated se

Roberta Lipson: United Family wants to bring new concepts to China’s medical care industryRoberta Lipson: United Family wants to bring new concepts to China’s medical care industryThe Chinese government has enthusiastically called on private sector to play more active role in lightening the heavy load on the public …

Artist creates a fantasy world of gods and ghosts on wallsArtist creates a fantasy world of gods and ghosts on wallsOver the past several years, Chinese artist Wen Na (文那) has travelled to many places in the world to paint her original images and stor…

Daan Roosegaarde: A Dutch artist’s mission to clear smog from Chinese citiesDaan Roosegaarde: A Dutch artist’s mission to clear smog from Chinese citiesDaan Roosegaarde embarked on his China-centered Smog Free Project in 2013 when he first proposed the idea of an outdoor air-purifying cle…

Hong Kong drifters facing less cultural disintegration & communication barriersHong Kong drifters facing less cultural disintegration & communication barriersThe term Hong Kong drifters, or gang piao, was coined to refer to those young and educated mainland Chinese who work and live in Hong Kon…

From mainland to Hong Kong: Ink and wash painter’s pursuit of artFrom mainland to Hong Kong: Ink and wash painter’s pursuit of artWhen Lin Tianxing first went to Hong Kong in 1984, he was only in his 20s, and had been told that “Hong Kong is heaven where he should p…

Hong Kong curator: Working in Beijing is a regretless decisionHong Kong curator: Working in Beijing is a regretless decisionMo Weikang is a Hong Kong curator working in Beijing, a city he describes as a "brand new world" for the Hong Kong people seeking job opp…