A grain of rice is hardly discernible to the eye, but those tiny specks are helping to answer the urgent question of hunger throughout the world. Our Host James Chau shares about the complexity of a basic human necessity.
For a third year, The China Current is collaborating with Art Basel on a special series of interviews. In this video, we feature Johnson Chang, one of Hong Kong's best-loved cultural figures. For 40 years, he has showcased Chinese classical and later contemporary works — long before their importance in the global art market. Our Host James Chau speaks with the Founder of Hanart TZ Gallery.
Tucked away in China’s Sichuan Province is a waterway built in 256 BCE that is still in use by the local community today. The Dujiangyan irrigation system is the oldest water conservancy system in the world. Our Host James Chau shares the story behind this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In northern China, a canyon gapes through green mountains, exposing sheer rock faces sparkling with waterfalls. The Taihang Grand Canyon marks the dramatic end of northern China’s Taihang Mountain range, which curl down southward from northern Hebei, past Beijing, and into Henan province. Our Nature Contributor, Kyle Obermann, explores the park with us.