TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Life on Water

A journey to the salt fields and “floating” fishing villages of Hainan

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Acts of Faith

Guangdong photographer Huang Ruide captures ten years of folk spirituality on film

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

On the Character: 卫

A character that will never let down its guard

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Seeking Fortune

The long-suppressed practice of divination revives, with modern twists

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 品

A character to appreciate in all its varieties

TRAVEL

Of Ice and Men

The annual “winter catch” at Chagan Lake revives a millennia-old fishing tradition as a cultural spectacle

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 滑

Don’t let go of this slippery character

ANCIENT HISTORY

Teething Trouble

Dentistry and oral hygiene in ancient China

CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 风

A character of ever-changing fortunes

STREET TALK

Talking to Tyrants

Overbearing men are a class of Chinese slang of their own

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