Explainer: Why People Cut Their Hair on Longtaitou Festival

It was a tradition in the past for folks to lineup outside barbershops on Longtaitou Festival, waiting for their first haircut of the New Year.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 24 February 2020

Start Your Livestreaming Career With This Taobao Product

Aside from a phone and a product to sell, this growing legion of livestreamers relies on one key component: a diva ring light.

by Rakini Bergundy, 20 February 2020

Chinese Urban Dictionary: Yunv Wugua

Literally meaning “rain girl has no melons,” the phrase makes little sense – who is rain girl and why doesn’t she have any melons?

by Mia Li, 19 February 2020

8 Chinese Aphrodisiacs to Help You Get it On

The Chinese way to rev your engine.

by Ned Kelly, 14 February 2020

Beijing's An Yu on Her Debut Novel 'Braised Pork' and Her Inspiration

We hear from An Yu about her fantastic novel and the inspiration behind her work.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 13 February 2020

INFOGRAPHIC: How Effective Are Face Masks Against Coronavirus?

We speak with a Guangzhou-based doctor and breakdown different types of face masks.

by Phoebe Kut, 10 February 2020

12 China F&B Insiders Assess the Coronavirus Crisis Impact

How are bars, cafes and restaurants in China holding up amid the coronavirus outbreak?

by Matthew Bossons, 08 February 2020

Big Spending Followed SARS, Stay Optimistic: Guangzhou's Wayne Shen

If you live in Guangzhou and like beer, chances are you are familiar with Bravo Brewpub & Kitchen, which is headed by Wayne Shen.

by Matthew Bossons, 08 February 2020

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