Chinese Urban Dictionary: Bolixin

Like delicate glass vases, bolixins’ hearts are fragile and can shatter at the softest blows.

by Mia Li, 20 August 2019

Getting Under the Skin of China's Cosmetic Surgery Boom

The beauty industry in China is growing enormously. We take a deep dive and find out why.

by Bryan Grogan, 16 August 2019

This Bizarre Head Pillow is All the Rage on Taobao

Ideal for those afternoon office naps next to your co-worker who sleeps with the light on (looking at you, Karen), this pillow will have you snoozing up a storm.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 14 August 2019

Teaching in China is Risky for Foreigners These Days, Here’s Why

The days of teaching in China without the appropriate visa or education credentials appear to be numbered.

by Matthew Bossons, 13 August 2019

There Is an Abandoned Canadian Village in South China and We Visited It

Canada is a long way from the Middle Kingdom, but in South China there is an abandoned village that shares its name with the Great White North.

by Matthew Bossons and Jesse Pottinger, 11 August 2019

This American Reporter Drove a Taxi in China for Years, Here's His Story

There are many ways to see China. Frank Langfitt chose the lesser trodden route: he drove a taxi.

by Bryan Grogan, 09 August 2019

The Life of Lao She, the First People's Writer

All about the 20th century Chinese author's serious satire.

by Tom Lee, 08 August 2019

Generation Gap: On Trash Sorting Regulations

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

by Yuka Hayashi, 07 August 2019

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