The KMT Veterans of China on The Wrong Side of History

'I only wish to be treated fairly. I fought against the Japanese, why on earth did I become a war criminal?'

by Karoline Kan, 29 August 2019

The Maternity Nurses Meeting China's Surging Demand for Live-In Help

How would you feel about having a stranger live in your home after your child is born, 24 hours a day, seven days a week?

by Karoline Kan, 11 May 2017

Are China's Vintage Shops Just Marking Up Used Clothes?

As young people turn to the past for style inspiration, more and more vintage shops are popping up in Gulou.

by Karoline Kan, 01 August 2016

The Men Deserted by Their Vietnamese Mail-Order Brides

While demand for Vietnamese mail-order brides continues to grow in China, reports of them fleeing their Chinese husbands – often in groups – are becoming commonplace.

by Karoline Kan, 13 February 2016

The Want Generation: A Chinese Millennial Reviews Eric Fish's New Book, 'China's Millennials'

A Chinese Millennial Reviews Eric Fish‘s New Book, 'China‘s Millennials'

by Karoline Kan, 27 April 2015

Beijing's New Global Migrants: Pakistani

'I had no idea about China, or just how hard life would be for me and my family here. I only knew that I couldn't go back.'

by Karoline Kan, 14 August 2014

The Last of the Gilded Citadels: Life Inside the Secretive World of Beijing's PLA Compounds

'Life inside those compounds was far beyond the imagination of people outside. It was the illusion of the communist society come true.'

by Karoline Kan, 09 August 2014

You've never read: Mao Zedong

What is the only book whose circulation can compete with The Bible? It is, of course, Quotations From Chairman Mao, also known as the Little Red Book.

by Karoline Kan, 18 February 2014

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