Explainer: Women's Day's Revolutionary Roots

We take a look at the origins and customs of China's 'sanba,' aka International Women's Day.

by Daniel Plafker, 08 March 2020

Tap that App: Playerunknown's Battlegrounds – That Game Everyone is Playing

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds pits 100 players against each other in a trigger-happy virtual death-dance on a post-apocalyptic island.

by Daniel Plafker, 12 July 2018

South China's Boat People Adrift on Uncertain Tides

The rich water-faring culture of the Tanka people has no institutional outlet for expression or preservation and has, in some places, faded.

by Daniel Plafker, 01 June 2018

Man on the Street: Eel Monger

Xie has spent 10 long years hawking his slithering charges, all of which are farmed in Guangdong.

by Daniel Plafker, 17 May 2018

Inspect-a-Gadget: Cinera 'IMAX' Headset

A wearable VR headset, tailor-made for movie-lovers, designed to bring the wide-angle pleasure of IMAX to your face.

by Daniel Plafker, 11 April 2018

McDonald's Fabled 'Szechuan' Sauce Arrives in China

McDonald’s legendary limited edition 'Szechuan Flavored Dipping Sauce,' of Rick and Morty fame, is coming to China.

by Daniel Plafker, 27 March 2018

Man on the Street: Dumpling Maker

Meet the Dongbei man who gave up a career of high adventure on China's highways for a life of dumpling-house domesticity.

by Daniel Plafker, 15 March 2018

CBA Playoffs Heat Up as Quarterfinals Begin Tonight

The post-season is in full swing as Chinese basketball's top eight battle for the championship.

by Daniel Plafker, 13 March 2018

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