Man on the Street: Flyer Salesman

'Gym! Swimming pool!' We've all encountered the overzealous plea...

by Jocelyn Richards, 17 March 2016

Man on the Street: DVD Seller

Pirating's faulty payback.

by Jocelyn Richards, 17 December 2015

Man on the Street: Deliveryman

We interviewed one of the men who enable our dangerous shopping habit: a courier from S.F. Express.

by Jocelyn Richards, 16 September 2015

Mental health in China: A psychologist's view

Hong Kong psychologist Zanonia Chiu opens up about mental illness in the PRC.

by Jocelyn Richards, 07 August 2015

Guangzhou then and now: The rise of Dongshan, the city's most affluent district

At a time when regular citizens were forbidden from living within the ancient walls, Dongshan started to flourish as a residential neighborhood for Chinese returning from overseas.

by Jocelyn Richards, 26 May 2015

Guangzhou then and now: Early 20th-century missionary Annie James and her incredible story

Through the Republican era, the Japanese invasion and the Communist revolution, one plucky evangelist refused to abandon the city. Opening a hospital, founding a Sunday school and adopting...

by Jocelyn Richards, 22 May 2015

Guangzhou then and now: Documenting public life in the 1910s and 1920s

A rare view of old Canton through New Zealand missionary snapshots

by Jocelyn Richards, 19 May 2015

Guangzhou then and now: How infrastructure has gradually altered the shape of the city

In 1900, the area within Guangzhou’s city wall was about 18 square kilometers. In 2015, Guangzhou encompasses an area of 7,434 square kilometers. And that's just the tip of the iceberg....

by Jocelyn Richards, 13 May 2015

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