The gaokao: The grueling test that makes (or breaks) Chinese youth
By Megan Zhang | June 18, 2020China’s college entrance exam can propel young people to prosperity — or dismantle their...
China’s mental health care is improving, but stigma and politics still get in the way
Poetry and protest: That other Tiananmen incident
The life and work of Jia Zhangke, Chinese auteur
A brief history of the qipao: China’s sexiest dress
A Chinese scholar at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem
Why does China admire the Jews?
China’s poverty-shaming social assistance system and the urgent need for reform
Who are the 15 arrested Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders?
When Tang Dynasty poetry ruled the world
Baijiu: Everything you need to know about China’s national liquor
By Derek Sandhaus | April 8, 2020 Image by Denis Freitas, courtesy of DrinkBaijiu.com Baijiu has been called many...
Sexism and gender stereotyping in Chinese advertising
All the international brands that have apologized to China
Why Chinese people don’t hate their government
The NBA’s operations in China, explained
What is WeChat? The super-app you can’t live without in China
The ‘debt-trap diplomacy’ debate: Are China’s loans predatory?
America can learn from China’s amazing high-speed rail network
China’s cigarette smoking epidemic
The problems with giving it all away: Philanthropy in China
Inside China’s ever-evolving censorship apparatus
China’s ‘social re-engineering’ of Uyghurs, explained by Darren Byler
How China regulates foreign non-governmental organizations
China’s gaming industry, explained
By Jiayun Feng | July 31, 2019 While China is set to lose the crown of the world's largest gaming market to the U.S....
What is the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act and what does it mean for U.S.-China relations?
China and Hollywood: Is the romance over?
By Jiayun Feng | December 12, 2019 Illustration by Derek Zheng It would be an understatement to say that 2016 was a...