LIFE

My Mother Was a Sex Worker

A young woman reminisces about growing up and learning about love, life, and family in the red-light district

LIVING IN CHINA

The Chinese Couples Choosing to “Live in Sin"

More Chinese couples are breaking old taboos (and laws) by living together without marrying

FEMINISM

Forget ‘Leftover Women’—What About the Women Being Left Out?

With media outlets and policymakers focused on unmarried, highly educated women, the challenges faced by those who marry early often go overlooked.

BOOKS

Good Romance: Chinese Novels About Love

Romantic literature that influenced several generations

NEWS

‘Fake divorce’ phenomenon lands in court

Hukou laws, social trust, and the merits of a PKU doctorate under debate in latest controversy

LIVING IN CHINA

Love is blind? First date choices (and what they say about you)

After last week’s KFC blind date goes wrong, we weigh in on the pros and cons of date locations

LIVING IN CHINA

China’s greatest philanderers? IT nerds

Which professions cheat on their spouses the most?

LIVING IN CHINA

Roots and Remembrance

Genealogy tourism grows as overseas Chinese seek clues to their identity

FOOD

Sowing the Melon Seeds of Love

Cracking the mystery of China's seed-eating habit

+ More Posts