Subscriber Exclusive
SOCIETY

Close Encounters: Inside Chinese UFO Hunters’ Search for Extraterrestrial Life

As interest in science fiction and space exploration grows, China’s grassroots UFO enthusiasts continue to search for answers

SOCIETY

They Left Shanghai. Now What?

Departing Shanghai for their hometowns or other cities, many young people are rethinking their life plans after exiting lockdown

Subscriber Exclusive
SOCIETY

The Price of Beauty Online

Critique of influencers has become a weapon for shaming female internet users

Subscriber Exclusive
SOCIETY

The Evolution of Factory Life in China’s Industrial Northeast

A look back at the past of one of Jilin’s most important industries shows just how far the province has come

SOCIETY

How the Pandemic Delayed the Dreams of a Beijing Bedroom Community

Lockdowns and provincial border controls frustrate commuters of Yanjiao, a well-known satellite town of Beijing in Hebei province

Subscriber Exclusive
SOCIETY

Why China’s Social Workers Struggle to Make a Difference

China aims to make social work a major part of old age care and public health programs, but the field struggles to gain autonomy from the government and attract new talent

SOCIETY

How Truck Drivers Suffer From Covid-19 Roadblocks

Despite government calls to relax restrictions, Covid-19 prevention still puts a toll on China’s truckers

SOCIETY

The Cost of a Pandemic

Fighting Covid-19 has brought big losses and big profits for different sections of Chinese society

SOCIETY

First Covid-19 Deaths in Over a Year and Other Trending News

Two Covid-19 deaths in Jilin, actor fined 106 million yuan for tax evasion, ban on flavored vapes, sexist ad panned—it’s Viral Week

+ More Posts