EDUCATION

“We Aren’t Stupid”: China’s Dyslexics Share Their Stories

What’s it like to have a learning difficulty in an education system focused on tests?

LIVING IN CHINA

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

EDUCATION

Inside China’s “Gaokao Factory”

A former students recounts her grueling schedule and eventual withdrawal from Hengshui, a city notorious for exam-prep schools

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Last Falconers in the Altai Mountains

Two generations of a Kazakh family recall a life of partnership with birds of prey

MODERN HISTORY

The Legendary Century-Long Life of a Leprosy Patient, Part 1

From wandering the streets to living in a leprosy colony, an ordinary 93-year-old woman recounts an extraordinary century of life

MODERN HISTORY

The Legendary Century-Long Life of a Leprosy Patient, Part 2

Read the second part of the story of Xu He as she leaves the leprosy village—and find out why she comes back

HEALTH

Finding Home and Hope for China’s Autistic Adults

What will happen to China’s autistic adults when their parents pass away?

HEALTH, NEWS

Three Stories of Shanghai Quarantine

From shelter hospitals to construction sites, hear from three ordinary people in quarantine in China’s biggest city

LIFE

How are Shanghai’s Migrant Workers Surviving Lockdown?

Four migrant workers in Shanghai share their lockdown stories of food shortages and being unable to work

HISTORY

Romance and Rebellion in Republican China

How picture newspapers in the early 20th century reflected changing views on freedom and love

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