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China's Van Goghs

For years, China has been known as a source of affordable knock-offs of everything from designer labels to, as it turns out, even paintings from the Great Masters. 38 more words


Come sarà l’egemonia cinese? Come quella americana?

Leslie Fong, What Would Chinese Hegemony Look Like? A Lot Like US Leadership, “South China Morning Post”, 15 aprile 2018.

Sul “South China Morning Post” (quotidiano in lingua inglese di Hong Kong, ora di proprietà del conglomerato cinese Alibaba) il giornalista Leslie Fong (già direttore di “The Straits Times”) si pone una domanda assai interessante per tutti noi, e cioè quella che vedete qui sopra, nella prima parte del titolo dell’articolo: Quali sarebbero le caratteristiche di una eventuale futura egemonia mondiale cinese? 667 more words


Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum

The “found footage” gimmick has thrived in the horror genre, where the narrative is pieced together through recovered fragments of sound and image. But the emergence of FaceTime, Periscope and virtual reality has forced the genre away from early milestones like Cannibal Holocaust and The Blair Witch Project, into live-streamed horror experiences, which audiences witness as they happen to the characters.
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Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

The life and career of Japanese composer and activist Ryuichi Sakamoto are explored in this new documentary from Stephen Nomura Schible. Best known for scoring – and starring in – Nagisa Oshima’s second world war drama Merry Christmas, Mr. 13 more words


Why so many ex-ST jurnos working in HK's SCMP

The South China Morning Post has long been Hong Kong’s English-language paper of record. Alibaba has made it part of Beijing’s efforts to project soft power abroad.

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The Florida Project

In the shadow of the Walt Disney World theme park, a young mother and her daughter live in a dilapidated motel, eking out a meagre living however they can. 41 more words


How a Hong Kong newspaper is on a mission to promote China's soft power

On a recent afternoon, the staff of The South China Morning Post, a 114-year-old newspaper, gathered around roast suckling pig in their lavish new headquarters in Hong Kong to celebrate a remarkable turnaround. 178 more words