Covid Spreads Through China and Other Trending News

Soaring infections, questionable treatments, viral dance moves, medicine price gouging, and a meteorite spotted—it’s Viral Week


Giant Cat Mistaken for Lynx and Other Trending News

China’s first UFC winner reclaims title, mysterious patterns under lake, milk tea shop closed for greetings, and students crawl for stress-relief—it’s Viral Week


20th Party Congress Opens and Other Trending News

Communist Party congress opens, netizens mourn famous cat’s death, new fungus species wets tastebuds, woman finds mother 32 years after her abduction—it’s Viral Week


Greatest Mysteries: The Story of China’s Most Famous UFO Sighting

In 1994, a woodcutter claimed to have a date with a 3-meter-tall female alien, and never wavered from his story since


Where Are They Now: The People Who Went Viral

From the “zipline girl” to the ex-thief with a catchphrase, here’s what happened to the ordinary people who became overnight sensations in the last 30 years


Paddlefish Goes Extinct and Other Trending News

Legendary figure skater retires, more attacks on women shock the public, Chinese paddlefish officially extinct, livestreamers fake assault to avoid work—it’s Viral Week


The Ugly Truth: China’s Weird Buildings Have Their Roots in Education

Is a lack of “aesthetic education” to blame for bizarre architecture and artistic confusion in modern China?


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


Top Animal News of 2021

From the creation of national parks to leopards at large, here are some of the most significant headlines about animals in China this year


Viral Week: Animals imitate tourists and other trending news

Sex scandal at Alibaba, family of 16 in quarantine, and the Olympics close with breakthroughs for Chinese athletes—it's Viral Week