The popularity of The Story of Yanxi Palace, which features the machinations of the Qianlong Emperor’s concubines, extended beyond mainland China to Hong Kong and Taiwan. Photo: Handout

Qing dynasty drama, The Story of Yanxi Palace, shows how soft power can help China at home and abroad

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The popularity of The Story of Yanxi Palace, which features the machinations of the Qianlong Emperor’s concubines, extended beyond mainland China to Hong Kong and Taiwan. Photo: Handout
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