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 2021

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

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

PHOTOS: Mouthwatering Feast Celebrates Asia's Cooking Titans in Guangzhou

Didn’t quite make the exclusive guest list? Scroll on for a vicarious play-by-play of some of the banquet's greatest hits.

by Daniel Plafker, 10 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

Suspected Arson Kills 18 at South China KTV

Five others were injured in the blaze.

by Daniel Plafker, 24 April 2018

Experts Talk Big Data, Privacy at Internet Economy Summit in Hong Kong

We sat down with luminaries from the worlds of business, government and tech.

by Daniel Plafker, 16 April 2018

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