Hello and welcome to the 47th issues of Beijing Review.
Cover design by Wang Yajuan
A Singular Sales Spectacle is about China's Singles' Day, which is held every year on November 11 and has become colossal online shopping discount frenzy on the Chinese mainland in recent years, as well as growing in other regions and countries.
Champion of the Nation is a piece that delves back into history, looking at the life and legacy of Sun Yat-sen, who was born this month 150 years ago.
Taking Center Stage is a colorful article on the recent annual Wuzhen Theater Festival, bringing entertainment, laughter and fun to the ancient water town.