SOCIETY

Can’t Afford Rent? These Young Urban Drifters Make Do in Unexpected Settings

From living in hotels to sleeping in the office, three young Chinese tell their stories of avoiding sky-high rents

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SPORTS

Play Like a Girl: How Women Forge New Communities Through Sport

Frisbee, rock-climbing, and other trendy pastimes are seeing growing interest from women, who make their own community in these sports

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?

SOCIETY

‘Speed’ Dating on the Frisbee Field

Fed up with traditional matchmaking, young Chinese turn to Ultimate Frisbee, roleplaying games, and other social events to find love

GALLERY

Written on the Walls: How Graffiti in China Went Mainstream

With artists enjoying lucrative commissions from governments and brands, and attracting millions of followers online, some are asking whether China’s graffiti art has forgotten its counter-cultural roots

MODERN HISTORY

30 Years of Kissing in Chinese Cinema and Society

From controversial kiss scenes in movies to stolen trysts by the riverbank, here’s how China rediscovered kissing after the Cultural Revolution

EDUCATION

How a Fiercely Competitive Job Market is Forcing Graduates to Change Their Plans

China’s record number of new graduates seek employment or further study by any means

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Relationships

Learning to Love: Why Demand for Relationship Classes is Booming in China

Young Chinese turn to university and online courses to build better relationships

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HEALTH

Let’s Talk About Sex (Education in China)

Grassroots organizations and social media are filling a wide gap in China’s formal sex education

ANCIENT HISTORY

The Child Role Models of Chinese History

Child prodigies and model kids from ancient China for Children’s Day

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