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

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Sexist Seating

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

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Breakups to Makeups: Why Divorce Is Getting Harder

How have divorce and unmarried cohabitation been addressed in China?

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Baby, Come Back

As China regulates international adoption, attitudes at home make it difficult for domestic adopters

LIVING IN CHINA

Roots and Remembrance

Genealogy tourism grows as overseas Chinese seek clues to their identity

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Migration After Middle Age

Elderly Chinese are moving abroad to join family, but their journeys are far from smooth

TRAVEL

Macau About That?

Finding the family-friendly in China’s gambling mecca

NEWS

The Viral Week That Was: Ep 99

Desperate dad, treasure island, fake cosmetics, and the pangolin princess

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