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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

China graft busters on alert for pricey mooncakes

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned officials not to spend public funds on extravagant banquets or gifts as the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches.

The Mid-Autumn Festival (September 27 this year) ranks second among China’s holiday sales periods, after the Lunar New Year.… Continue Reading

Festival fun fizzles; blame new-found frugality

Image courtesy of CCTVChina residents are seeing some changes in this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations, and not all the changes are popular.

The Mid-Autumn Festival started Sunday. It’s traditionally celebrated with family reunions and feasts of moon cakes while gazing at the full moon on the festival night.Continue Reading