Remote Freedom: The Cost of Utopia for China’s Fledgling Digital Nomads
Covid-19 has transformed China’s remote work culture, but who can afford this lifestyle and how does it impact local communities?
The Life of a Millennial Factory Worker
Pyramid Schemes, Menial Work, Debt—Over 40 years on from China's reform and opening, one young worker describes life in the country's factories today
Student’s Suicide Exposes Abusive Factory Internships
Long hours, low pay, and intimidation a regular feature of vocational work study programs
Why are More Young Chinese Writing Wills?
Young Chinese are breaking cultural taboos to make end-of-life decisions
As violent juvenile crime rocks the headlines, China debates: How young is too young to lock up?
A hallowed new year tradition at home, Chinese candies struggle to be known abroad
Due to a tradition known “nominal” or “fictitious age,” many Chinese claim to be a year or two older than their actual birth
Room to Grow
Your apartment may be poisoning you—a TWOC investigation finds a rental business riddled with scams, runaway prices, and toxic chemicals in the walls
After a 13-year ban, “Crane Game” machines are the latest fad for Chinese shoppers
Here Come the Post-00s
From sending luggage by courier to disliking exercise, China’s newest generation of freshmen are changing college