EDUCATION

“We Have Students Falling Asleep in Class”: Life After China’s Private Tutoring Ban

Students, parents, and tutors discuss life after China's crackdown on after school tutoring and what’s really wrong with the education system

SOCIETY

How an Iconic Shoe Brand Finally Became Cool

China’s most iconic shoe brand, Feiyue, is making great leaps overseas

MUSIC

Hebe Tien’s “Time Will Tell” Rejuvenates a Pop Legend

One of China’s most influential pop singers comes of age with her first solo album since she stopped recording with girl group S.H.E.

TRAVEL

On the Tracks of the Yunnan-Vietnam Railway

Yunnan's French colonial connections lives on in the old train station at Bisezhai

NEWS

Viral Week: Murderer Hides Corpse in Suitcase and Other Trending News

New Covid outbreak leads to lockdowns in Fujian, taxi driver discovers dismembered corpse in suitcase, giant statue relocated at exorbitant cost—it's Viral Week

SPORTS

Foul Play: Why Chinese Football is Built on Shaky Ground

China's drive to reform the beautiful game is riddled with scandal, debt, and disregard for fans

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 野

The history and development of a Chinese character that is far-seeing and untamed

FOOD

Buddies With Rice: China’s Simplest and Most Loved Dishes

A new documentary series, ‘Xiafancai,’ shows why China's simplest meals are also some of its most loved

HISTORICAL FIGURES

Who Were the Greatest Philanthropists in Chinese History?

These charitable figures from ancient China didn’t forget to give back when they got rich

STREET TALK

How Chinese Shippers “Chew” on On-Screen Couples

China's super fans have a range of slang to describe their love of fictional TV couples

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