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SOCIETY

Tea Total: Is China’s New Social Media-Fueled Tea Craze More Than Just a Fad?

Once shunned by Chinese youth as old-fashioned and overly formal, tea-drinking is becoming cool again

FILM

Dream in Ink Painting Style with New Animation Film “Deep Sea”

Despite room for improvement in the script, Tian Xiaopeng’s “Deep Sea” brings Chinese animation to a whole new level

LIFE

Transforming China’s Search-and-Rescue Sector, One Dog at a Time

Follow a father-son duo who trained some of China’s first internationally certified search-and-rescue dogs, and dream of having a dog for every city

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FICTION

Spring Days Past | Short Story

In Shen Shuzhi’s depiction of waning village life, a “left-behind” child comes to terms with loneliness growing up with his grandmother

FILM

Four Films to Kick Off the New Year

With a sizable box office and a diverse lineup, the Chinese film industry is off to a good start in the Year of the Rabbit

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LIVING IN CHINA

Pump Iron With Beijing Uncles in an Old Locomotive Factory

On the outskirts of Beijing, a gym with homemade equipment offers a special community for retired factory workers

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TRAVEL

Wild Ride to Xanadu

Seeking the lost northern capital of the Mongol Yuan dynasty

TRADITIONAL CULTURE, PHOTO STORY

Revel in Minor Pageantry With Cantonese ‘Floating Kids’ Parade

Children take center stage in Guangdong’s “floating colors” ceremony, which celebrates the God of Wealth and other festivities during the Lunar New Year

FOOD

Journey Down the Rabbit Hole of Chengdu’s Favorite Street Snack

Tracking the humble origins, spicy flavors, and nostalgic undertones of this signature Sichuan dish—rabbit head

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SOCIAL CHINESE

Talk Your Way Through a Chinese Wedding

Celebration of love or social obligation? Learn the language of Chinese weddings, from invitations to the ceremony itself

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