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Michael Kan

American freelance journalist based in Beijing. Currently studying Mandarin at Tsinghua University. Graduated from the University of Michigan.

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Latest posts by Michael Kan

4 November 2009

China: Made-in-China Snow

This past Sunday on Nov. 1, Beijing saw its earliest snowfall in 22 years. The sudden change in weather, which blanketed the entire city in snow, surprised many residents. But...

25 October 2009

China: Relics of the Old Summer Palace

Back in the news again is Beijing’s Old Summer Palace, whose destruction still remains a sensitive topic in China. Built during the Qing Dynasty, it was later sacked by British...

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