A Stunted Soybean: 13 Years at My Family’s Tofu Workshop
With a childhood spent working day and night making tofu, a young man reflects on the changes his family and the society went through
How Did Ancient Chinese Wash Their Clothes?
With no washing machines or chemical detergents available, ancient Chinese had to get innovative to keep their clothes clean
Can a Comedy Film Combat Online Defamation?
Acclaimed for its focus on cyber bullying and online rumors, the film “Post Truth” courts controversy for its shallow view on the surging social issue
You Slaw It Everywhere: How Chinese Cabbage Connects Generations
Discover how spicy cabbage connects people across space and time in old and new ways
Last Logout: The Memories Left Behind When World of Warcraft Ended in China
When World of Warcraft ended in China earlier this year, players lost more than just a computer game
Fertile Ground: Sperm Banks in China Struggle to Meet Growing Demand
Demand for sperm banks is rising, but young men struggle to meet tough technical and societal standards to donate
Five Mega Scandals From China’s Annual Consumer Rights Festival
From chemical rice to monstrous “water armies,” here are the most shocking consumer rights scandals revealed during China’s annual “3.15 Gala”
Chinese Netizens Are Asking: Have You Spoken Decently Today?
How the “yin-yang tone” of Chinese netizens turns praise into criticism and sincerity into satire
The Shady World of Chinese Online Reviews
Welcome to the world of Chinese consumer reviews, where fakes lurk round every corner and a “water army” can torpedo e-commerce businesses
How Ancient Chinese Scammers Tricked Consumers
Ancient Chinese consumers had to watch out for all manner of frauds and fake goods