A Brief History of Ramen and Its Chinese Influences

Wait, ramen is from where? Dominique Wong dives into the Chinese history behind the beloved Japanese meal.

by Dominique Wong, 24 February 2018

The Hits, Misses and Celebrities of Advertising in China

Chinese brands are spending unprecedented amounts of money on advertising. But, are consumers buying it?

by Dominique Wong, 23 June 2017

Pondering Beijing's Undulating Conrad Hotel

On the Block is a monthly series where we gather opinions on some of the unusual architecture that remains in Beijing.

by Dominique Wong, 19 June 2017

A Peek Inside This Traditional Beijing Hutong Turned Micro-Hostel

This ultra-small, 35-sqm hutong space was transformed into shared housing without comprising quality of life.

by Dominique Wong, 05 May 2017

The New Beijing Art Auditorium Inspired by... Art

Completed in late 2016, Hongkun Art Auditorium hosts lectures, readings and small exhibitions. It's also a work of art in itself.

by Dominique Wong, 16 March 2017

The Beijing Rooftoppers Who'll Do (Almost) Anything for the Shot

​They hang off cranes hundreds of meters above the ground, balance on the edge of skyscrapers and do backflips against the CCTV cityscape.

by Dominique Wong, 11 March 2017

Photographer Scales Great Heights to Protect China's Environment

Adventure photographer Kyle Obermann has spent the past year traversing China's mountains and valleys to promote environmental awareness.

by Dominique Wong, 22 January 2017

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