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

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

China-US Travel Could Return to Normal by August: CDC

Chinese experts and lawmakers believe that vaccine passports could facilitate the removal of mandatory quarantines for travelers.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 04 March 2021

We Tried Cherry Blossom Lay's and Immediately Regretted It

The worst potato chip experience we have ever had.

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 20 February 2021

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