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French President Emmanuel Macron shows off Mandarin in China

French President Emmanuel Macron embarked on his three-day state visit to China on Monday. A video showing him learning the phrase “Make our…

Hong Kong’s Harvey Weinstein? Rape allegations surface against Eric Tsang

Yammie Lam 蓝洁瑛, a former Hong Kong actress who left the world of show business in 2004, returned…

U.S. lawmakers show Huawei the highway

A deal for Chinese smartphone and network hardware manufacturer Huawei to distribute its phones to…

Sexy bots lure lonely men into online dating scams

Guangzhou Daily reports (in Chinese) that the police in Guangdong Province have arrested more than 600 suspects across 13 provinces for running…

North Korean restaurants in China remain open

To comply with sanctions on North Korean companies operating abroad, China set a deadline of January 9 to shut down all North Korean companies…

Didi’s ‘war of the century’

Didi Chuxing, the Chinese ride-hailing giant that likely surpassed Uber in market valuation last month, will have a critical year in…

“Frost boy” warms up the internet

While most people in China are tormented by the brutal cold sweeping the country,…

China is building a life-size replica of the Titanic

A full-size replica of the Titanic is being built in the remote countryside of Sichuan Province. Construction began in 2014 but has been…

Trump vs. China: A Timeline

Donald Trump has always talked a big game when it comes to China. But how has he actually dealt with Beijing since taking…

Chinese artist: Censorship stems from ‘bizarre and ridiculous sort of fear’

Translator’s note: The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture — a prominent international exhibition of visual art, sculpture, murals, installations, architectural proposals, urban thought…

BBC China editor quits over unequal pay

The BBC reports on its own troubles: “The BBC‘s China editor Carrie Gracie has…

Macron in China, seeking stronger ties between two countries

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in China on January 8 for a three-day state visit…

The suicide of a doctoral student

Yang Baode 杨宝德, a Ph.D. student at Xi’an Jiaotong University, went missing on December 25,…

Goodbye, cheap flights in China?

“Air travel in China is about to get more expensive,” says CNN, as…

China must combat on-campus sexual harassment: an open letter

Xiao Meili 肖美丽 (real name Xiao Yue 肖月, pictured) is one of China’s best-known…