NEWS

Three Child Policy Spawns a Million Memes

The new measure aimed to alleviate an aging population—but online it sparked jokes and ridicule

LIVING IN CHINA

The Families Torn Apart by Eastern Lightning

Also known as “Church of Almighty God,” the forbidden religious group keeps attracting members, despite prosecution.

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Relatively Speaking

Phrases to describe one’s nearest and dearest

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HEALTH

The Business of Being Born

As families embraces assisted reproduction, China reevaluates who has the right to reproduce

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Sexist Seating

Are women really banned from the banquet table during Chinese New Year?

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NEWS

Custodial Clash

Difficulty obtaining divorce and a lack of legal protection lead families to “kidnap” for custody

LIVING IN CHINA

In-Law Wars

Traditionalists are upset, as Xinhua reveals maternal grandmothers offer more childcare than paternal grandmothers

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Mixed Feelings

Mixed-race Chinese struggle with identity and acceptance—especially if they have dark skin

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EDUCATION

Daddy Issues

With “wonder dads” becoming the new face of Chinese families, many fear extra pressures on already fragile fathers

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EDUCATION

Boys Won’t Be Boys

Are educators and pop idols to blame for China’s alleged “masculinity crisis?”

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