Speaking Up: Can Social Media Save China’s Dialects?
Content in dialects is booming on social media, but is that enough to save them from extinction?
They Left Shanghai. Now What?
Departing Shanghai for their hometowns or other cities, many young people are rethinking their life plans after exiting lockdown
Relief as Shanghai Finally Begins to Reopen
After nearly two months of strict lockdown, Shanghai residents are slowly being allowed outside again
Memes and Slang From the Shanghai Lockdown
Group-buying chiefs, vegetable storing guides, the Covid calendar, and “hard currency” cola—learn the internet slang inspired by the Shanghai lockdown
Three Stories of Shanghai Quarantine
From shelter hospitals to construction sites, hear from three ordinary people in quarantine in China’s biggest city
Shanghai Struggles Under Lockdown and Other Trending News
Shanghai residents struggle with life under lockdown, another pet killed for virus prevention, Jay Chou victim of NFT heist, cyberbullying victim commits suicide—it’s Viral Week
The Chinese Students Stranded in Europe
Flight cancellations, strict testing requirements, and sky-high ticket prices leave hundreds stranded in Europe
A City’s Lockdown in Nine Images
Shanghai’s two-stage lockdown has meant mass Covid-19 testing, a rush to buy food, and empty streets in the financial hub
How Fame Ripped Apart a Historic Shanghai Neighborhood
Shanghai’s viral former French Concession is attracting hordes of tourists, whose presence is raising rents and anxiety for locals