China 24

March 18, 2019

TikTok app takes social media world by storm

TikTok is the latest social media darling. The video app is reportedly already up to 800 million users a month and is seeing a number of key Instagram influencers move over, lured by the huge potential of an emerging international online market.

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March 4, 2019

Who runs China?

The National People’s Congress (NPC), the country’s top legislature, is the highest organ of state power. Every March, NPC deputies gather in the Chinese capital of Beijing from every corner of the country to discuss affairs of the state. Who are these deputies? How old are they? Which ethnic groups do they belong to? What’s their educational background? We use 2,975 dots to represent the deputies from 35 delegations to take a look at their commonalities and individualities.

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March 1, 2019

LEGO plans to build on its success in China

Danish toymaker LEGO has opened a new flagship store in Beijing, and the company plans to double its presence in China this year. The company sees the country’s growing affluence as a good opportunity amid the growing gloom in the industry.

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Brazil-China relations under Bolsonaro
January 2, 2019

Brazil-China relations under Bolsonaro

China’s Consul General to Rio de Janeiro offers his view of how China’s relations with Brazil will unfold under the new government of Jair Bolsonaro, who has been critical of China’s economic influence in the region.

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Chinatown changing in Vancouver
December 24, 2018

Chinatown changing in Vancouver

Many cities developed Chinese migrant communities that remain strong to this day. In Vancouver it’s estimated that forty-three percent of metro area residents have Asian roots. The city is home to a vibrant Chinatown although the area continues to face challenges.

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December 13, 2018

New documentary reveals Japan’s biological warfare during WWII

Dec 13 marked the 81st anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre. But that’s just one of the atrocities committed by the Japanese Army during World War Two. One North-American filmmaker is trying to shed light on another – and how the United States let the perpetrators escape justice.

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