STREET TALK

A Cute Way of Saying No

One of the hottest Chinese memes to express rejection

HEALTH

Strange and Deadly Plastic Surgery Fads in China

China seeks to regulate cosmetic surgery as the procedures get more creative...and deadlier

NEWS

72 Hours in Henan's Floods

Photos and voices from the people living through catastrophic floods central China

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Elephantine Phrases

Learn essential idioms about elephants from Chinese history

LIFE

The Life of a Millennial Factory Worker

Pyramid Schemes, Menial Work, Debt—Over 40 years on from China's reform and opening, one young worker describes life in the country's factories today

NEWS

Exploding Electronic Bikes Cause Havoc in Chinese Cities

Why do so many e-bikes start fires in China?

NEWS

Viral Week: Father and son reunited after 24 years and other trending news

Father searches 24 years for trafficked son, man steals manhole covers to pay live streamer, a Kris Wu scandal—it's Viral Week

SOCIETY

No Respite in Retirement for China's Migrating Elderly

As elders become their grandchildren’s primary caretakers, they face moving to the city in their old age

Entertainment

The Moral Burden of Being a Chinese Celebrity

Why do Chinese fans expect social responsibility and absolute morality from stars?

ENTERTAINMENT

Why are Chinese Fans Calling Male Celebs "Wife"?

As male stars play more complex characters, female fans are giving them traditionally feminine labels

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