These Posters from Mao’s China Taught Public Health Awareness

Эти плакаты из Китая времен Мао учили правильной охране здоровья A series of reforms known as the Patriotic Health Campaign brought colorful posters depicting good hygiene and workplace safety practices. Серия реформ, известная как Патриотическая кампания здоровья, вызвала к жизни красочные плакаты с изображением правил гигиены и техники безопасности на рабочем месте. Prevent Hepatitis. Left: […]

China’s rat tribe: Over a million people still live in subterranean tunnels underneath Beijing 50 years after Chairman Mao told them to ‘dig deep’ to survive the Cold War

Over a million people are living in subterranean tunnels in China 50 years after they were built as a bomb shelter during the Cold War. Low income workers known as the ‘Rat Tribe’ now occupy the tunnels, which cover an estimated area of 30 square miles.  Construction of the underground city, dubbed ‘The Dungeon’, began in 1969 […]

Chinese X-ray phone camera bites the dust

NAKED EYE OnePlus phone’s ‘X-ray vision’ that uses camera to see through CLOTHES and plastic is now banned Harry Pettit, Senior Digital Technology and Science Reporter CHINESE phone-maker OnePlus has permanently disabled a feature on its new mobile that gave its camera “X-ray vision”, The Sun can reveal. Users reported in May that the OnePlus […]

Liao Yiwu : “Vous, Occidentaux, quand comprendrez-vous à qui vous avez affaire ?”

Paris Match Interview Mariana Grépinet C’est un dissident de la première heure. Il a vécu dans sa chair et dans son âme la dictature chinoise. Arrestations, harcèlement, quatre ans de prison avec tortures. A 62 ans, cet écrivain et poète exilé à Berlin, souvent comparé à Soljenitsyne, dresse un constat accablant du régime et de sa gestion […]