Shanghai’s Shadowy ‘Green Gang’

A glimpse into the powerful organized crime syndicate which arose in the Ming and Qing Dynasties


Chinese Indie Films Go West

Banned in China, Chinese independent film directors seek to air their efforts in New York City


Sino-Japanese Youth Exchanges

The lowdown on the various ways in which Chinese and Japanese youth are engaging more positively than you might expect


The Water Monkey

The cheerful Monkey King overshadowed his more gruesome relative?


Buddhism: Staring into the Void

Two hundred years ago Buddha’s faith was considered a cult bent on annihilation


From 50,000 to 50

Lady loses almost all of her savings due to inflation


Well-Paid Footballers in the Chinese League

How much the top earners in China’s football leagues are making


From the Magazine



Four of China’s pre-human ancestors and what they tell us about life long ago and the modern human race

Rice Vs. Wheat

Study into origins of collectivist and individualist psychology provides food for thought

The Life Relocated

The unique, inventive lifestyle of residents moved to make way for modernity

Judgment Day

Recent legal reforms and how they're changing the face of China's judicial system

Want to learn more about China?

Sign up for our newsletters.

Latest From Topics

TCM for Modern Men

What does TCM have to say about modern men and masculinity?

The Yeren "Wild Man" of China

China's counterpart to Bigfoot and Sasquatch, still hairy

The Chinese Mermaid

A look at the mermaid in Chinese folklores

Myth of the Maltese Tiger

Fujian's Legendary Feline

Chinese 'Bakugai' on Spending Craze in Japan

The term for Chinese tourists on spending sprees in Japan: Bakugai

Chinese Author Liu Cixin Wins 2015 Hugo

Liu Cixin wins this year's coveted Sci-Fi Award
Learn Chinese - CRIENGLISH