Here's Why China Still Can’t Open Its Borders

A top health official explained why China has some “Unique difficulties” in opening up, despite its vaccination program.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 11 June 2021

Wan Rong, Wife of Last Emperor Puyi and Her 'Progressive' Father

Wan Rong was the wife of China's last emperor Puyi and once lived in Beijing's Mao’er Hutong.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 27 May 2021

21 Dead in West China Ultra-Marathon Following Extreme Weather

The race in Gansu province also saw eight people hospitalized.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 24 May 2021

2 Foreigners 'Blacklisted' After Great Wall Incident

The tourists from Senegal crossed into a section of the Mutianyu Great Wall off-limits to visitors.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 11 May 2021

The Mysterious Death of Chinese Warlord Wu Peifu

Warlord Wu Peifu once lived in Beijing's Shijin Huayuan Hutong until his somewhat mysterious death in 1939.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 10 May 2021

Mental Health Support in China is Available

Xiaojie Qin, founder of mental health NGO CandleX, discusses the state of mental health support in the Middle Kingdom.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 08 May 2021

Walking the Dog in China? From May Onwards You Must Use a Leash

Starting May 1 in the Chinese mainland, dog-owners must have their pets on a leash in public spaces.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 30 April 2021

'Kill Your Dog' Notice in Central China Prompts Apology

A residential community in Yueyang city, Hunan province recently requested dog-owners to "catch and kill" their pets.

by Alistair Baker-Brian, 25 April 2021

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