Chinese Urban Dictionary: 666

Unlike in the Christian world, where the number 6 is associated with the devil, 6 has a positive connotation in the Chinese language and culture.

by Mia Li, 15 May 2019

This Week in History: US Passes Chinese Exclusion Act

The act effectively ended Chinese immigration to the US for 60 years.

by Ned Kelly, 07 May 2019

Generation Gap: On the Tech World's '996' Phenomenon

'Generation Gap' is a monthly series where we talk to two Beijingers from two different generations.

by Edoardo Donati Fogliazza, 02 May 2019

Explainer: International Workers' Day - China's Favorite American Holiday

Why does China have a holiday for wrongly executed US terror suspects?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 30 April 2019

We Tried Family Mart's Strawberry Latte and it's Meh

Overall, the latte was decent, although we struggled to finish the whole cup given its sugary composition.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 29 April 2019

This Week in History: China Enacts New Marriage Law

When Mao Zedong famously declared "Women hold up half the sky."

by Ned Kelly, 29 April 2019

This Day in History: Aleister Crowley Summons Demon in Shanghai

In 1906, the occultist, mystic, magician and self-proclaimed Beast 666 came to Shanghai to summon his Holy Guardian Angel...

by Ned Kelly, 19 April 2019

Getting Moderately Deep With... An Assistant Chef at a Beijing Duck Restaurant

In our monthly series 'Getting Moderately Deep With... ' we ask a food vendor tough questions. Well, sort-of tough.

by Yuka Hayashi, 19 April 2019

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