Was China’s Love for Camping Just a Pandemic-Fueled Fad?
With Covid-19 restrictions lifted, campsites struggle to adapt to fierce competition and increased choice for travel-deprived tourists
15-Minute City: Can It Solve Chinese Urban Sprawl?
Fed up with suburban sprawl, Chinese urban planners are advocating cities where all needs can be met within walking distance
Barbe-Queue Forever: How Social Media Hype Changed Zibo
An online craze for Zibo’s barbecue has brought a deluge of tourists to the previously unheralded city, but does it change locals’ lives for better or worse?
Last Bus Home: Are China’s Coach Services Doomed?
With an aging ridership and canceled routes, China’s intercity buses struggle to survive
How Ancient Chinese Scammers Tricked Consumers
Ancient Chinese consumers had to watch out for all manner of frauds and fake goods
Post-Pandemic, Can China’s Winter Olympic Town Thrive Again?
A year on from the Winter Olympic Games, has Zhangjiakou bounced back from the pandemic and lived up to its promise as China’s ski capital?
Comedy and Afternoon Naps: How Chinese Cinemas Weathered the Pandemic
After lockdowns and gathering restrictions ravaged movie theaters across China, those remaining are looking for alternative business models to survive
How Small-Town Budget Brands Conquered China’s Biggest Cities
The pandemic and a slowing economy have seen Chinese consumers flock to low-price brands, from milk tea to clothing
One Congress, Five Years of Change in Infographics
Charting China’s changes from the last Communist Party Congress to now
Kingdom Of Lingerie: Revealing the Trends in Chinese Undergarments
From “belly covers” to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, here’s how the evolution of Chinese underwear reflected cultural attitudes