More than three years on from a fishing ban on Poyang Lake, one fishing community is still straining to reinvent itself
Benefiting from government subsidies and close-knit communities, independent bookstores try to compete and make profit in China’s smaller cities
Faced with harassment in stadiums and online, female fans of soccer and basketball struggle to find a safe space for their hobby
The death of an influencer at a weight loss camp throws the spotlight on China’s unregulated and dangerous weight loss industry
Nearly 30 years after it hosted “China’s Woodstock,” a small central Chinese city is still home to a music culture that rocks in its own way
From migrant workers seeking refuge to budget-conscious tourists, public sleeping in China reveals a tapestry of urban social dynamics
An online craze for Zibo’s barbecue has brought a deluge of tourists to the previously unheralded city, but does it change locals’ lives for better or worse?
More educated, autonomous, and aware of their rights than the previous generation, China’s newest migrant workers are ditching factory work for the digital economy