Tag Archives: Han

Chinese Regionalism – The treasure trove of Chinese culture


When many westerners arrive in Beijing or Shanghai, their suspicion that all Chinese really are the same is quickly confirmed. The fact that 92% of China’s population identify themselves as Han, almost seems like an underestimate at first glance in … Continue reading

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Top China Stories – Christmas/New Year’s catch-up edition


With the holidays I know that many of you have taken a break from the internet to spend time with your families, but the Chinese gov’t realizes this too, slipping 3 State subversion trials of dissidents into the final week … Continue reading

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