TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Romantic Naming of Chinese Space Missions

How ancient legends and poems inspire the names of Chinese spacecrafts and space programs

ARTS, TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Grim Fairy Tales

Vampires, ghosts, and were-beasts: How foreign demonologists catalogued China’s homegrown horrors

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Ancient Cat Facts

From adoption rituals to the reason why cats aren’t in the Chinese zodiac, here’s how ancient Chinese received our feline overlords

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Awakening Ancient Dragons

The stories of the five most famous dragons in Chinese mythology

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

The Half-Fox Girl

Jack Hsing, chief editor of The World of English, retells a classic ghost story from the 17th century

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

How the Rooster Earned Its Spot

Why is there only one bird in the Chinese zodiac?

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