This article was originally published in US-China Today; Glimpse from the Globe does not claim unique ownership of this article and its content.  “100% sustainable.”  Not the words one would typically associate with the Olympics, of all things, but it ...

In Xinjiang, one becomes very accustomed to the adage, “Big Brother is watching you,” except replace Big Brother with President Xi. Xinjiang is a surveillance state; it relies on the grid-management system, where cities are divided into squares of approximately ...

As global temperatures rapidly rise and natural disasters become progressively deadlier, it has become evident that the threat of climate change is imminent. As foreign powers balance their interests and consider what environmental risks their countries can endure, the death ...

Pick up the remote and turn on the news. Most likely, the 7:00 PM news will be reporting a story about increasing Chinese global influence — as it should be. With the U.S. midterm elections today, fears of Chinese election ...

In 2022, the film Return to Dust, which depicts the life of people in rural China, received positive feedback from Chinese netizens. The film’s positive reception stemmed from its vivid portrayal of the struggles of lower-income Chinese people. Despite receiving ...

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the subsequent war, a sixth wave of EU enlargement swiftly, but unsurprisingly, gained traction. As of July 2022, North Macedonia and Albania have begun long-awaited accession negotiations after 19 years of candidacy status and ...

TikTok and vlogs are widely popular among youth in China. In late January this year, the popularity of these mediums merged with commentary on social issues when a blogger uploaded a video of a chained woman in a small village ...

The recent development in the talks between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the People’s Republic of China to price about 25% of new oil contracts in yuan has increased worries about the status of the U.S. dollar. Presently, the ...

American civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” When those that have the freedom and liberty to exercise their rights choose to remain silent, an unimaginable amount of power ...

LOS ANGELES — The Evergrande Group, China’s second-largest property developer by sales, owns over 1,300 residential projects across over 280 cities. This real estate conglomerate is heavily embedded in the Chinese economy since it not only owns residential property but ...