Art of Seduction?

The industry of pickup artists in China


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Grassland Pains

Homemade harvests hurt the plains


Course Correction

The rich man’s game in the PRC


Make Me a Match

“Marriage should be arranged by parents’ orders and the matchmaker’s words.”


Using Friends

A quick language guide to how to use and abuse the best friend phrases


Masters in Forbidden City

A doc that takes an honest look at Forbidden City restorers


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Gods of Change

China’s ethnic deities now face a more subtle threat: tourism

Peer Pressure

Pressure, fraud, and unethical practices haunt Chinese academia

Internet Superstar

Understanding the obsession with making and breaking online celebrities

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