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

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 …

Teaching in ChinaTeaching in China Brendan O'Reilly, an educator from Seattle, poses on Jiujiang University's campus. During the hour-and-a-half jou…

Cheese and auberginesCheese and aubergines Sam Harman, an oral English teacher in Guangdong, poses with a Chinese girl. I moved to China 4 months ago today. It has been…

So far, so bad...and that's goodSo far, so bad...and that's good Uri Toch, an associated professor of College of Lake County, Grayslake, Illinois,poses with Chinese basketball star Yao Ming wax fi…

Little Red's interrogationLittle Red's interrogation Andrew Symonds(upper left),a teacher living and working in Chongqing, poses with his friends. "You don't look Chinese" said the little…

One of a 'Kind'One of a 'Kind'My decision to travel around China lay solely with my curiosity about the place - it was the one place that I had always wanted to explor…