Spring festival fireworks in Shanghai by Alex Keene.
A few links to start off your day:
- Fireworks and dances greet the Year of the Rabbit from Sydney to Singapore to Pyongyang.
- While the mainstream media likes to say that Egypt is getting censored in China, the reality on the ground is much more complex, argues ChinaGeeks.
- Several artifacts, including three mummies with Caucasian features from Xinjiang, have been removed from an exhibition scheduled to open this Saturday at a Philadelphia museum at the request of Chinese officials.
- The China Beat says Henry Kissinger seems to be always “a bit ahead of the game when it comes to photo ops with the next Chinese leader”.