Category: Northeast Asia

Russia and China: It’s more than just hot air

SARAH LONGO navigates the politics of Russia and China’s energy relationship The recent 400 billion dollar energy deal between China and Russia is the culmination of […]

Film Review: A Touch of Sin

GUS McCUBBING reviews the new Chinese film everyone’s talking about. A Touch of Sin, 2013 Director: Jia Zhang Ke The poster boy of China’s “Sixth Generation” […]

East Asia Ground Zero

GEORGE OBER surveys the socio-cultural lie of the land of East Asia. East Asia in 2013 doesn’t look like anywhere else in the world right now. […]

‘Falling Leaves Return to Their Roots’

CALLUM SMITH retells a story from a China of another age. During the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s, universities were closed, academics ostracised, books were burned, […]