Is China Ready for a Cashless Future?

China was the first country in the world to use paper money. Will it be the first to abandon it?

by Dominic Ngai, 30 March 2018

The World Is Eating Chinese Caviar (And Doesn't Know It)

The best caviar in the world is 'Made in China,' but producers don't want you to know.

by Noelle Mateer, 04 February 2017

How to Sell the American Dream (Without Getting Banned from China)

On Amway and China's pyramid scheme crackdowns.

by Noelle Mateer, 14 November 2017

How China Is Developing Blockchain on Its Own Terms

Can China position itself as a blockchain development hotspot?

by Dominic Ngai, 03 April 2019

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 Rise of Bike Sharing and China's Love Affair with Cycling

Bikes have long enjoyed a unique kind of welcome in China and, today, a fresh wave of bike mania is once again sweeping the country.

by Tristin Zhang, 28 July 2017

China Is Obsessed with 'Little Fresh Meat'. Here's Why.

Pop culture and branding experts on the appeal behind xiaoxianrou.

by Dominic Ngai, 15 November 2017

Why Do People Hate China's Dancing Grandmas?

Exploring the societal battlefield behind a seemingly harmless pastime.

by Sky Gidge, 12 December 2016

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