Our monthly newsletter, which ran from January 2003 through the end of 2006, is no longer published, but here we have archived some of its stories that you might still find interesting -- the timeless classics, we hope -- presented below in these several categories:
Chairman Mao on Christie’s Auction Block
Da Shan (Mark Roswell) Named Canada’s 2008 Olympic Attache
Video Tour of a Chinese Cadaver ‘Mummification’ Factory
China’s Friendly Skies: Psycho Fake Hijackers and Teenie Terrorist Ring Tones
Recognizing Taiwan’s Nationhood: Honduras, Kiribati and…Costco?
Chinese CSI: West Lafayette, Indiana
Little Emperors at the Gate: Tech Firms in China Face Hiring Challenges
Record Numbers in China Now Enjoying (Censored) Internet
Foreigners in China: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Seattle Film Scoring Program Reaches Beijing
Chinese Antique Fraud Alleged in Seattle & Hong Kong
Chinese Stock Market Lures ‘Investment Biker’ to Asia
The 'Beijing Observer' PhotoBlog
Photo Exhibition: Shanghai Living
Photos from 'Shanghai Streets'
A Letter from China: Shanghai, Yangshou, Wuhan, Prostitution and Drug Busts
Mystery Shoppers Needed in China
Letters from ‘Mr. Deng’ at OddTodd.com
Advertising and the Rise of the Chinese Middle Class
New Chinese Art: Duncan Wong and EyesCoffee.com
Dan Washburn's 'Shanghai Diaries'
The Cultural Revolution: ‘Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times’
Sidney Rittenberg, ‘The Man Who Stayed Behind’
The Mathematics of the Chinese Calendar
Stefan Landsberger’s Chinese Propaganda Poster Pages
The Life and Times of Graham Earnshaw
Tales of Old China: Snapshots from a Bygone Era
Picturing Power: Posters of the Cultural Revolution
(A Barrel of) MonkeyPeaches(.com)
Recent Chinese Cinematic Releases: Part Two
Recent Chinese Cinematic Releases: Part I
Heroic Grace: The Chinese Martial Arts Film
‘Music for Efficient Sleep’ by The Shanghai Chinese Traditional Orchestra
Electric Shadows: Chinese Film Score Anthology
‘Chinese Lessons: Five Classmates and the Story of the New China’ by John Pomfret
Mo Yan’s Big Breasts and Wide Hips: A Novel
Jim Bainbridge’s ‘Above the Sea: Expat in China’
Picture Yourself in a Revolutionary Painting!
If you're interested in finding Web sites and tools to help in your study of Mandarin Chinese, check out our list of Free Chinese Language Learning Resources.
For the record of one family's extended trip to China in 2006 (mine), in stories, pictures and videos, check out the site Postcards from China.