Category: Northeast Asia

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, […]

Back to the Future

GREG DODDS on Australia’s Asia problem. I usually find the term “Asia” useless and even dangerously misleading. It encourages the idea that all the countries […]