Category: Chinese romance

China says Musk’s SpaceX satellites have approached his space station twice, endangering astronauts

In October, China sent three astronauts, including a woman. Hailed as China’s most prestigious and strategically important space project, the low-orbiting space station is said to be the country’s eye in the sky, providing a bird’s-eye view of the rest of the world. Once ready, China will be the only country to own a space […]

Fairytale Fantasies Meet Reality on “The Future Diary” and “The Bachelor Japan”

Looking for a love story this holiday season? Or maybe you prefer to indulge in a more complicated romantic competition? Either way, the streaming services bring you two Japanese shows that blur the line between reality and drama. Netflix’s “The Future Diary,” which premiered on December 14, aims to recreate the romance-fueled absurdity of a […]

Moving portrait of condemned first love in socially unequal Sarajevo

There are three white fortresses that perfectly delineate the divisions so evocatively drawn in “The White Fortress” by Igor Drljača, recently named Bosnia and Herzegovina’s candidacy for the 94th Academy Awards. There is the spooky, encircling tower that Faruk (Pavle Čemerkić) lives in with his grandmother, a low-level con artist. There’s the modernist dream house […]

Putin’s visit must be used to realize the potential of Indo-Russian relations

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin today try to reestablish their relationship amid a string of recent differences spanning the Af-Pak to the Indo-Pacific, two factors will continue to limit the possibilities for bilateral partnership. One is the continuing conflict between the Kremlin and the West. The other is the […]

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