Little Tyrant Revisited: A Brief History of Chinese Video Game Consoles

A new generation of researchers and archivists reexamines the underappreciated history of China-made video game consoles, challenging long-held notions about the devices remembered dearly by millions of Chinese

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Idiomized: How to Flaunt Your Wealth in 4 Characters

Learn these essential Chinese proverbs to describe lavish living, obscene wealth, and the pitfalls of extravagance

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Lonely Hearts Transformed: The Evolution of Chinese Marriage Advertisements

A history of Chinese marriage ads, from newspaper columns to matchmaking TV shows and mobile dating apps

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Why are Chinese Doctors’ Offices Full of Red Pennants?

The bestowing of red pennants, or “jinqi,” has evolved from a simple acknowledgment of appreciation to a token for career advancement and even a means to subvert authority

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Remembering China’s 1990s Boom Times Through Art

An exhibition in Guangdong explores the personal emotions evoked by China’s rapid growth and construction obsession of the 1990s

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