Explainer: The Mastermind Behind China's Hybrid Rice

China mourns the passing of food security pioneer Yuan Longping.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 24 May 2021

How China's Baijiu is Entering a New Era of Innovation

China's storied liquor faces what some have called a demographic crisis as young drinkers diversify their tastes.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 19 May 2021

Expect a Legendary Summer with Great Leap Brewing's New Pale Ale

Nothing sounds better than the 'pssfft' of a cold can on a Friday evening.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 13 May 2021

Meet the Organization Serving Underprivileged Students in China

We talked to Hu Xiaohong about CIEO's charity work; working to provide better education opportunities where and when they are needed.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 30 April 2021

H&M and Other Brands Face Boycott in China

A statement regarding Xinjiang cotton by H&M Group from last Autumn has been met with a torrent of criticism after resurfacing on Wednesday.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 26 March 2021

China's Fresh Graduates Face Bleak Job Prospects

Unemployment among young Chinese remains stagnant at twice the national rate.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 18 March 2021

Meet the Man Fighting to Conserve the Famous Kaiping Diaolou

We sat down with Rocky Deng to talk about his project, which has become much more than just an accommodation.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 11 March 2021

China Considers Dropping English as Core Subject, Again

A proposal to make English an elective subject rather than a compulsory one has sparked a divisive dialogue on Chinese social media.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 10 March 2021

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