Canned Peach Shortage and Other Trending News

Canned peaches sell out as fever cure and ‘Travel Code’ goes offline as China shifts pandemic narrative, and new Nanjing Massacre diary published—it’s Viral Week

Lake Drained for ‘Monster Fish’ and Other Trending News

Carnivorous fish caught in Henan lake, volleyball players compete in masks, new “Minions” movie censored, and China’s last reindeer tribe’s leader passes away—it’s Viral Week


Top 11 TWOC Posts of 2021

What stories did our readers like most this year?


2021: China’s Year in Viral News

Viral news that shocked, amused, and stayed with us this year


Viral Week: Top News By Month

The events that most shocked, impressed, or outraged the internet from January to December


Rat Tales

In honor of the new zodiac animal, here are the year’s top rodent stories


Viral Week Ep. 138

The 2018 holiday calendar, Mulan’s star, BBC race sitcom falls flat, and the RYB kindergarten fallout


China and Israel deepen relations

China and Israel deepening trade and diplomatic relations as Beijing looks to expand international influence of OBOR


Bad Blood

China’s blood donor shortages have created a dangerous solution


The Viral Week That Was: Ep 104

Noodle fame going to the head, tai chi heritage, selfie record attempt, and much more