Tap for Karma: Chinese Youth Become Buddhists 2.0
China’s “Buddha-like youth” are visiting temples and praying to the gods—Gen Z style.
Chinese Netizens Are Asking: Have You Spoken Decently Today?
How the “yin-yang tone” of Chinese netizens turns praise into criticism and sincerity into satire
Desperate Illiterates: How Chinese Netizens Rip Celebrities for Their Ignorance
Chinese netizens are ripping a new generation of young celebrities to shreds for their less-than-stellar performances in various interviews
Keep Elegant and Retreat: Top Memes and Slang of 2022
In a year that saw Covid frustrations and viral trends, here are the words and phrases netizens invented to talk about it all
Talk Like You Care About the FIFA World Cup
Learn these phrases to fake soccer fandom and join any conversation about the World Cup
How Gen Z is Changing Work Culture...by Speaking Up
Challenging everything from overtime work to abusive bosses, can China’s “post-00s” really rewrite workplace norms?
Pretty Talks: Talk Like a Chinese Beauty Influencer
Considering a career as a beauty influencer? Talk like one first.
Netizen Takes on Fallen Celebs
When police detained Li Yifeng, his fans took to social media to vent
“Retreat!”—Chinese Netizens’ New Catchphrase Against Frustration
How netizens are repurposing a “spell” from middle-aged aunties to ward off daily evils
Turtle Eggs and Scorpion Hearts: The Colorful World of Chinese Cursing
Discover China’s favorite swear words and their cultural contexts