The Photos That Defined 2022

From climate change to picnics to testing kiosks, these were the photos that captured the mood around China in 2022


Olympic Weightlifter Faces Doping Ban and Trending News from 2022

Two-time Olympic champion Lü Xiaojun tests positive for banned substance, EV startup blackmailed by hackers, and China stops publishing Covid numbers—plus, our editors’ picks for the top viral news of 2022


Sheep Game Goes Viral and Other Trending News

Sheep-raising game on WeChat goes viral, quarantine bus crash kills 27, woman on solo road trip seeks divorce, and monkeypox found in Chongqing—it’s Viral Week


The Greatest Test: How China’s Students Got Through Covid

Online classes and closed campuses: What was life like for Chinese university students during the past three years?


How Three Beijing Business Owners Rode Out the Dining Ban

Three small business owners recount how they survived amid shop closures and restaurant dine-in bans during the latest Covid-19 outbreak