FOOD

Blooming Banquet

A floral feast that fuses the fine tastes of China’s ancient capital, Luoyang

TRAVEL

At Sea

A cruise ship employee recounts 79 days stranded on the ocean during the Covid-19 pandemic

TRAVEL

The Wuhanecdotes: Part 1

Reminisces of a city now under the coronavirus’ siege

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Round the Clock

Not every profession in China gets time off during Spring Festival

TRAVEL

The Mountain and “the Marsh”

The real story of Liangshan, the classic setting of “Outlaws of the Marsh”

TRAVEL

Strange (and Sad) Tales from a Chinese Studio

Pu Songling’s ghost stories were an escape from the poverty and disappointment of real life—excerpt from our book “Rivers Deep, Mountain High”

Going Coastal

China goes to the beach, come rain or shine

TECHNOLOGY

Tech Thursday: The Future of Flushing

From wifi to water fountains, China’s “toilet revolution” will be televisual, as cities compete to apply the latest technology in public restrooms

TRADITIONAL CULTURE, TRAVEL

Going North

Cheap prices and “internet celebrity” stores are drawing Hong Kong millennial tourists to the mainland

NEWS

Anger over China’s proposed tariff cuts

Why lower import costs are likely to have a killer effect on some age-old Chinese shopping customs

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