NEWS

HPV Vaccine Availability Expanded and Other Trending News

Cinema labels 37-year-olds “elderly,” drunk driver drags victim along for one kilometer, doctors warn against mixing herbal medicine with coffee, serial exam-taker plans 15th re-sit—it’s Viral Week

LIFE

Under the Chopstick: Folk ‘Plastic Surgery’ in China

Before China became the world’s second biggest cosmetic surgery market, these folk beliefs promised to shape people’s faces and body

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE
EDUCATION

Death Discussions: Educators Struggle to Break Taboos Around Death

More and more Chinese have been talking and learning about death, a traditional taboo, for better living

HEALTH

“We Are Outcasts”: The Tribulations of China’s Reforming Drug Users

Former drug users in China go through immense struggles to rehabilitate and re-enter society

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE
HEALTH

Let’s Talk About Sex (Education in China)

Grassroots organizations and social media are filling a wide gap in China’s formal sex education

SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE
SOCIETY

Why China’s Social Workers Struggle to Make a Difference

China aims to make social work a major part of old age care and public health programs, but the field struggles to gain autonomy from the government and attract new talent

NEWS

Covid-19 News You Missed Outside of Shanghai

From a student in Shandong expelled for protesting lockdown to a pet quarantine center in Shenzhen: Here’s how Covid-19 has affected other parts of China

HEALTH

Forgotten Lives in a Leprosy Colony

A filmmaker chronicles life in one of China’s last remaining villages for patients with leprosy

SOCIETY

Signs of the Times: Why Chinese Sign Language Users Struggle to Understand Each Other

China has 20 million sign language users, but regional varieties and misguided policies mean they still struggle to communicate

HEALTH

I Made My Own Medicine to Keep My Son Alive

“I’m no chem whiz, I just needed to save my son”: Unable to find medicine for his son’s Menkes syndrome, a father decides to make his own

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