Chinese villager Zheng Hongkang, a keen amateur painter, adds a dash of colour to his life-sized clay model of President Xi Jinping - one of many items that appeared in SCMP's Around the Nation. Photo: Dfic.cn
Kenny Hodgart
Opinion

Opinion

Off Centre by Kenny Hodgart

The good, the bad, the wacky of China: in praise of the Post's ‘Around the Nation’ news

It’s easy to knock ‘tabloid’ journalism, but our round-up of stories from mainland China offers a compelling window on life there

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Chinese villager Zheng Hongkang, a keen amateur painter, adds a dash of colour to his life-sized clay model of President Xi Jinping - one of many items that appeared in SCMP's Around the Nation. Photo: Dfic.cn
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