PHOTO STORY

Walking on Fire to Celebrate Harvest Season

One Fujian village preserves the tradition of celebrating the harvest with painful acrobatics

LIVING IN CHINA

12 Days of Lockdown in 12 Photos

Uncertainty and anxiety continue to rattle the daily lives of Shanghai residents as lockdown continues

PHOTO STORY

A City’s Lockdown in Nine Images

Shanghai’s two-stage lockdown has meant mass Covid-19 testing, a rush to buy food, and empty streets in the financial hub

GALLERY

Beyond High Fashion: Li Xiaoliang’s New Way of Seeing

Beyond a glitzy career in fashion photography, Li Xiaoliang points his lens at gritty Chinese realities and faded Western illusions

PHOTO STORY

70 Years of Frozen Fun on Beijing’s Icy Lakes

Winter fun on Beijing’s natural ice rinks throughout history

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Gimme Sugar: Fujian’s Ancient Sugar-Making Traditions Live On

Sugar-making in Longyan, Fujian province, is the sweetest job in town

TRAVEL

Life at North Pole, China

Photos of holiday cheer in China’s northernmost community

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Changing Face of Yingge Dance

How the whole village works together to keep Puning’s traditional “hero dance” alive

HISTORICAL FIGURES

Celebrating Confucius’s 2,725th Birthday

A ceremony at Beijing’s 14th century Confucius temple celebrates a sage's birth based on 2,000-year-old traditions

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