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 2019

The Tragic Tale of an African Student's Death in Guangzhou

How did the story of Ezra Lei Kipngetich come to such a grisly and heartbreaking end in only eight short months?

by Daniel Plafker, 23 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

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

Body of Missing Foreign Student Found in Guangzhou's Pearl River

The Kenyan national, a student at South China University of Technology, went missing over the weekend.

by Daniel Plafker, 09 May 2018

Man Viciously Slams 7-Year-Old Boy on Sichuan Bus Then Stomps on His Head

Gut-wrenching footage has emerged of a disturbing incident on a public bus in Sichuan province.

by Daniel Plafker, 28 April 2018

Suspected Arson Kills 18 at South China KTV

Five others were injured in the blaze.

by Daniel Plafker, 24 April 2018

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