Jin Yong Wuxia novels in Chinese mainland: from ‘poisonous weeds’ to literary classicsJin Yong Wuxia novels in Chinese mainland: from ‘poisonous weeds’ to literary classicsThere is a saying that “where there are ethnic Chinese, there are fans of Jin Yong.” The writer, whose real name is Cha Jing-yong and who recently passed away, is commonly hailed as the most-read Chinese-language writer with his 15 Wuxia (martial arts and chivalry) classics that have fascinated se

Chongqing's MeToo moment: girl takes off bra in public placesChongqing's MeToo moment: girl takes off bra in public placesWith the MeToo campaign spreading like wildfire around the world, a Chinese girl has used a unique way to express anger over sexual haras…

Beijing Queer Chorus: We use singing to make a gentle differenceBeijing Queer Chorus: We use singing to make a gentle difference“Many of us joined the choir because of our association with “labels” (of identity), which are lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender …

Chinese scholar earns praise for academic achievement, donationChinese scholar earns praise for academic achievement, donationAn elderly scholar has earned high praise from the public after spreading Chinese classical culture and poems for decades and promoting t…

China exonerated retail tycoon to pacify entrepreneursChina exonerated retail tycoon to pacify entrepreneursZhang Wenzhong, the Chinese entrepreneur who had built massive wealth through supermarkets chains before the rise of e-commerce giants Al…

Young scholars win recognition, higher positions for outstanding achievementsYoung scholars win recognition, higher positions for outstanding achievementsA young professor at Hunan University (HNU) in central China's Hunan Province has gained high praise from netizens with his brilliant aca…

Earthquake-affected families in Sichuan find hard to bond with second childEarthquake-affected families in Sichuan find hard to bond with second childMost of the heart-broken couples who lost their only child in the devastating Sichuan earthquake have chosen to have a second child with …