David Volodzko is based in Chengdu, China, where he writes for The Diplomat and is the author of the blog Rational Consent.
HIV prevalence is soaring among men who have sex with men. It's a trend that threatens one of the country's biggest public health successes.
The Korean pop music empire is now perhaps the country's biggest export, yet the product it peddles is all too often incredibly sexist.
Even China's state media criticized the unctuous, hammy scene in the version of "Iron Man 3" shown in China, in which a Chinese doctor calls the hero's robot assistant and says, "Tony doesn't have to do this alone... China can help." That scene did not appear elsewhere.
American critics complain about cheesy made-for-China scenes in Hollywood movies. So do Chinese viewers.
Is it time for the US and China to start cooperating in space?