This week in China

Puzzling times in the new New China, dear readers.

Good grief, China is interesting.

We have spent much of the week mulling the Middle-Class as a concept. Does it even exist?

Spicy Hotpot

China from Chinese perspectives

Hong Kong’s new parody song awards gala beats the odds

Cartography

Mapping out China's economic past and present

Satellite imagery spotlights China's urban sprawl