SOCIAL CHINESE

Learn the Deceptive Language of China’s Matchmakers

How to decipher the exaggerations and deceptions of matchmaking professionals

SOCIAL CHINESE

Talk Like a Chinese Food Vlogger

Want to get paid for eating good food? Here’s what you need to know about China’s food blogging industry

STREET TALK

The Art of Hunong: Netizens’ Have Perfected Tactics to Avoid Conversation

Chinese netizens have mastered the art of slacking to survive in an increasingly stressful society

STREET TALK

Mentally Stable: Top Memes and Slang of 2023

In a year marked by a competitive job market and viral trends, here are the words and phrases that netizens coined to talk about it all

STREET TALK

The Toe-Curling World of Awkward Chinese Internet Slang

A guide to expressing embarrassment like a Chinese netizen

STREET TALK

Tiny Titans: How China’s Kids Are Schooling Adults

China’s netizens are in awe at children who show wisdom beyond their years

SOCIAL CHINESE

How To Talk Like a Chinese Investor

Ride the roller coaster of China’s stock market with our guide to investor jargon and slang

STREET TALK

Scent of the Office: What Does Hard Work Smell Like?

Chinese netizens have a new term to describe their exhausting office culture—“work smell”

STREET TALK

Brand Mashups Sweep the Chinese Internet

Kweichow Moutai and Luckin Coffee have captured netizens imagination with a viral “baijiu” and coffee concoction

STREET TALK

Raising Eyebrows: Netizens Riff On Another Slip for China’s Lipstick King

When Li Jiaqi implored his audience to work harder, netizens responded with anger and memes