Chinese Province Blocks International Calls to Fight Scams

Four provinces have blocked both international calls and texts, while one has only blocked SMS.

by Lars James Hamer, 17 May 2022

China Restricts Citizens from ‘Non-Essential’ Foreign Travel

China promises to double down on the pursuit of 'zero-COVID' and aims to further restrict international travel and curb the small number of imported cases coming in.

by Lars James Hamer, 13 May 2022

Comedian Joe Wong: ‘I Was Never the Funny One’

We sat down with comedian Joe Wong ahead of his new show 'Mid Life' in Shenzhen.

by Lars James Hamer, 11 May 2022

Phone Booth Quarantine Emblematic of Migrant Workers’ Conditions

A migrant worker in Shanghai with no permanent residence lived in a phone box for over a month. The sight shines a light on the harm COVID restrictions can have on China's 'floating...

by Lars James Hamer, 09 May 2022

Netizens Attack Eileen Gu for ‘Acting Like a Foreigner’

Eileen Gu has once again been attacked over questions of whether she is American or Chinese.

by Lars James Hamer, 06 May 2022

WATCH: Miracle Survivors Rescued from Collapsed Building in Changsha

Ten people have been rescued from a building that was illegally built in Changsha, Hunan province, while 53 remain missing.

by Lars James Hamer, 06 May 2022

Locked-down Shanghai Recreated in 'Animal Crossing' Metaverse

A locked-down couple has recreated the eerie streets of Shanghai in Animal Crossing.

by Lars James Hamer, 29 April 2022

WATCH: Guangdong’s Awe-Inspiring One-Legged Footballer

This one-legged footballer is better than we will ever be!

by Lars James Hamer, 29 April 2022

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