Selling Lost Horizons in Rugged Yunnan Province

A motorbike journey goes behind the scenes of Yunnan’s tourism industry

| SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE

Crabapple Blossoms cover
ARTS

Crabapple Blossoms | Poetry

Enjoy a poem on spring flowers and rains by university lecturer and writer Wang Ruiyuan

| SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE

fashion lingerie cover image
SOCIETY

Kingdom Of Lingerie: Revealing the Trends in Chinese Undergarments

From “belly covers” to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, here’s how the evolution of Chinese underwear reflected cultural attitudes

Announcements

SEE ALL
Most China cover

Our “Most China” Photo Competition is Open for Entries!

Our China photo contest is open now! Send your entries on the theme of “Most China” to our team and earn cash prizes plus have your work published in our magazine

Read More
Paywall Great Wall 1

You’ve hit a paywall, but it’s still (mostly) free

While most magazines and media setup a paywall, The World of Chinese has built a flexible option that still allows readers to get free access to content or buy premium ones too.

Read More

Latest

SEE ALL
Second Uncle
NEWS

Heart-Wrenching Story of Rural Uncle Inspires Viewers and Other Trending News

Viral video of rural “uncle” inspires netizens, temple in Nanjing caught memorializing war criminals, giant screen crushes dancers, pink-haired woman suffers cyberbullying—it’s Viral Week

Subscriber Exclusive Tea Story
FICTION

Martial Tea | Fiction

Hu Yuesheng’s newly translated short story harks back to “wuxia” tales of old

Subscriber Exclusive VCG31N523714670
EDUCATION

How English Went from Imperialist Treachery to Lingua Franca

While English language education was once practically forbidden, decades of reform have turned it into massive business

VCG111220881034
FOOD

Caught Red-Handed: The Taste of Yangmei in Summer

How an ancient fruit has had mouths watering for millennia, and even inspired soldiers in war

SEE ALL

Want to join our team?

We’re always on the lookout for talented writers that put people first in their style.

Events

SEE ALL

Halloween TWOC Tales Special @Soi Bao Chao

  • October 27, 2021
  • Soi Bao Chao, 10 Baochao Hutong | 东城区 东城区宝钞胡同10号
  • Free

Join us for a spooky night of storytelling in this open-mic evening where you can come and share one of your adventures, a fictional story or something that happened for real! Come disguised and share with us your most "unnatural" and "scary" story!

Read More

TWOC Tales with a Twist @Soi Bao Chao

  • September 15, 2021
  • Soi Bao Chao, 10 Baochao Hutong | 东城区 东城区宝钞胡同10号
  • Free

Join us for a night of storytelling in this open-mic evening where you can come and share one of your adventures, a fictional story or something that happened for real!

Read More

TWOC Tales with a Twist @Soi Bao Chao

  • August 18, 2021
  • Soi Bao Chao, 10 Baochao Hutong | 东城区 东城区宝钞胡同10号
  • Free

Join us for a night of storytelling in this open-mic evening where you can come and share one of your adventures, a fictional story or something that happened for real!

Read More

Follow Us