TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Life on Water

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

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Acts of Faith

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

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

On the Character: 卫

A character that will never let down its guard

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TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Seeking Fortune

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

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CHINESE CHARACTERS

On the Character: 品

A character to appreciate in all its varieties

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TRAVEL

Of Ice and Men

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

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ANCIENT HISTORY

Teething Trouble

Dentistry and oral hygiene in ancient China

STREET TALK

Talking to Tyrants

Overbearing men are a class of Chinese slang of their own

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