Don’t expect to find Hong Kong crime and martial arts pap.
This site features analyses, reviews, and interpretations of high-brow
cinematic offerings—both official and underground—being
produced in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Whether you are looking for a teaching job, apartment, motorcycle,
or that special someone for a language exchange in Taiwan, Tealit
(Teach English And Live in Taiwan) is a great place to start.
The site is sensibly designed, facilitating access to information
quickly with no time-consuming registration process. Tealit features
essays, photos, and plenty of practical advice on living and working
in the Republic of China.
This is the virtual home of Art Scene China, a Shanghai-based
modern Chinese art gallery. The website features portfolios of
contemporary Chinese artists ranging from Ai Weiwei to Zheng Xuewu.
If you are looking for modern Chinese art or information on artists,
this is a good place to start.
Things Asian invites web surfers to “Experience Asia Through
the Eyes of a Traveler.” With high-quality stories and photo
essays from up-and-coming writers and photojournalists, Things
Asian features some of the best Asia-based travel writing and
photography on the Internet. A must visit for veteran voyagers
and armchair travelers alike.
This is the most comprehensive list of China-related resources
on the Internet. Of special interest is its extensive directory
of mass media, magazines and newspapers focusing on China.
So you think the Chinese press is just government propaganda?
Think again. This site features the most comprehensive online
archive of articles from the Chinese press in translation.
This is the most comprehensive website on Chinese martial arts
on the Internet. It focuses on the disciplines generally referred
to as “internal” (neijia) martial arts. The site contains
many original Chinese texts translated into English for the first
time. It also features interviews with leading masters, many rare
photos, and books and videos on Chinese martial arts.
This site showcases the work of the talented young Chinese documentary
photographer Zhou Hai. Featured is his provocative and disturbing
photo essay “The Unbearable Heaviness of Industry.”
It provides a unique glimpse into the underside of China’s
A densely layered storehouse of information on China, both practical
and esoteric. Chinapage has sections on literature and poetry;
quotations and parables; Chinese dictionaries; and national, provincial
and urban maps. Not the prettiest site in the world, but an invaluable
Ziboy is both the alias and the daily photolog of 27-year-old
Beijing-based photographer Wen Ling. Ziboy has an amazing eye
for the faces, places and scenes of China’s dynamic capital.
Nothing to buy, nothing to sell—just a daily journal in
images of a way of life being transformed by the relentless march
Yes Asia sells pop culture products from all over Asia. The site
specializes in contemporary music, films, and posters from China,
Taiwan, Japan and Korea. What Yes Asia doesn’t have in stock
they will order, and they ship for free throughout North America.
The Flash-heavy website of Quentin Shih,
a talented Beijing-based photographer with a very serious background
in magazine work. Shi’s work has been featured in Beijing
Scene, Modern Sky, and other popular Chinese and international
Ju Ming is the most critically and commercially successful sculptor
in Taiwan. This site features his creations, and information about
the reclusive artist himself and the museum dedicated to collecting
The official homepage of the Democratic People’s Republic
of Korea (DPRK) puts a happy face on the Hermit Kingdom. There
is plenty of information here about North Korea, including a tourism
section that invites readers to “meet with a socialist society
which preserves and defends its own style of life” and to
“experience the reality of North Korea by yourself.”
J-List is a wonderful place where you can find hundreds of cool
products from Japan. Among these are the legendary Sanrio-licensed
Hello Kitty Pocket Pal, refreshing Santen “minty eye drops,”
and more anime than you can shake a stick at.
Gorgeous, luscious images of modern Chinese art, reproduced digitally.
Our office computers all boast Wang Jing screensavers.
Interviews, news, and reviews on the internationally-renowned
Hong Kong film industry. DVDs, books, and links on your favorite
directors and actors including John Woo, Michelle Yeo, Wong Kar
Wai, Jet Lee, Jackie Chan and more.