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

Cliff Dive into this Cool, Clear Lake in Guangzhou

The lake plunges to a depth of more than 3 meters, offering endless opportunity for extravagant dives from the temptingly climbable cliffs.

by Daniel Plafker, 13 July 2018

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

Durian Pies to Your Door from China's Answer to Little Caesars

When baked under mozzarella, the spiky fruit attains a savory richness and creamy nuttiness that is unrivaled in the plant kingdom.

by Daniel Plafker, 22 June 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

Suspected Arson Kills 18 at South China KTV

Five others were injured in the blaze.

by Daniel Plafker, 24 April 2018

Experts Talk Big Data, Privacy at Internet Economy Summit in Hong Kong

We sat down with luminaries from the worlds of business, government and tech.

by Daniel Plafker, 16 April 2018

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