Beijing wants to team up with American filmmakers to produce more Chinese films, but politics can sometimes supersede art.
The story of OMG! Meiyu, Jessica Beinecke's wildly popular web video series for Chinese who want to learn American slang.
A promising new documentary on individual Chinese workers at Foxconn
China's central challenge now is remedying the social consequences and cleavages that its growth has wrought.
Beijing is making some much-needed changes, but will they work?
A controversial essay by Chinese President Hu Jintao may be more about the leadership's concerns about their own rule than about clashing with the West
With the fate of the Eurozone, North Korea, and other governments in question, will the new year prove as politically momentous as 2011?
The Chinese leadership will face daunting challenges in the coming year
Is Kim Jong-il's son crazy enough to succeed his father?
The fumbles of the government were amplified this year through the growing power of microblogging
The film focuses on the lives of three men: a Chinese farmer in Zambia, a Chinese project manager for a road project, and a Zambian Trade minister
All of them spent their formative years in American education institutions (not to mention Parisian debutante balls) and seem to have entered high-power private sector professions
The Obama administration's trade agenda has Beijing upset. What will happen to unfinished Chinese reforms in a post-WTO world?
Three years ago, China was set for a revolution in electricity-powered vehicles. So much for that.
Income inequality, a feeling of disenfranchisement, and a sense of injustice are fueling popular curiosity about the movement, in which a number of Chinese see parallels with their own complaints against their government
In conversation that year with U.S. Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, Premiere Zhu Rongji predicted that U.S. policy would lead to a massive bubble and financial collapse
Noah Smith offers a counter take on Tyler Cowen's "Great Stagnation" hypothesis
Steve Jobs's vision of a world full of iPhones, iPads, and iPods would be impossible without cheap foreign labor
China's currency may or may not still be under valued, but looming political obstacles will likely keep U.S.-Chinese policy from being determined at a national level
A look at this year's celebration and a peek at the past