Why China’s Young Urbanites Seek Refuge in Night School

China‘s stressed-out urban young professionals head to night schools to unwind and learn new skills


China’s Pet Psychics Promise to Bridge the Species Gap

Netizens are turning to “pet communicators” to improve their relationships with their furry friends, despite a lack of science behind these animal psychics


Degrees of Disillusionment: What’s Driving China’s Certification Craze?

Young workers are turning to qualifications, exams, and certificates to stay ahead in a competitive job market and to feel productive in their spare time


Bitter No More: How Young Chinese Became Obsessed With TCM

Forget bubble tea, traditional Chinese medicine is the latest trend among youth


How Did Ancient Chinese Advertise?

Slogans, music, celebrities, and rhymes all helped ancient Chinese advertise their wares for sale


Prepared to Fail: Cafeterias and Restaurants Face Backlash for Pre-Made Meals

A school canteen scandal has Chinese consumers rethinking their growing demand for pre-prepared and ready-to-eat meals


Why Are Chinese Websites Stuck in 2003?

And do people even care about websites in China’s mobile-centric society?


Why Are Diamonds No Longer China’s Best Friend?

As the diamond market plummets, young Chinese people are finding new alternatives to symbolize their love


The Battle Over Privacy in Chinese Street Photography

After a recent scandal, street photographers face backlash for invasion of privacy and targeting young women


Can Anything Save China’s Fast Food Brands?

Once applauded for their high-end take on classic Chinese dishes, “internet famous” restaurants are now struggling to retain customers