LIVING IN CHINA

Heavy Smoke, Arsonists, Human Tragedies: 8 Years in the Life of a Chinese Firefighter

A former firefigher reflects on human emotions and fragility of life in the course of his dangerous career

ENVIRONMENT

March of the Elephants: Stories from Behind a Lens

Director Olivia Chen talks about filming an elephant herd on a march through Yunnan province

SOCIETY

Meet the Young People Working as Security Guards

More and more young people are taking jobs as security guards, positions normally reserved for middle-aged migrant workers—why?

ENVIRONMENT

Surviving a Summer of Extremes

Ordinary people from Chongqing and Sichuan share how they survived the heat waves and wildfires

SOCIETY

The Influencers Helping Trafficked Women Return Home

The Toutiao Missing Persons Search is harnessing the power of short videos to reunite women abducted from minority ethnic groups with their families

HEALTH

“We Are Outcasts”: The Tribulations of China’s Reforming Drug Users

Former drug users in China go through immense struggles to rehabilitate and re-enter society

EDUCATION

“We Aren’t Stupid”: China’s Dyslexics Share Their Stories

What’s it like to have a learning difficulty in an education system focused on tests?

LIVING IN CHINA

How Three Beijing Business Owners Rode Out the Dining Ban

Three small business owners recount how they survived amid shop closures and restaurant dine-in bans during the latest Covid-19 outbreak

HEALTH

Finding Home and Hope for China’s Autistic Adults

What will happen to China’s autistic adults when their parents pass away?

HISTORY

Romance and Rebellion in Republican China

How picture newspapers in the early 20th century reflected changing views on freedom and love

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