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Hooked on body suspension: extreme art finds niche in China

Sep 28 2018

SHANGHAI Inside a dimly lit bar in Shanghai, amazed spectators held their smartphones high as artist Wei Yilaien suspended a couple in mid-air from hooks piercing their bodies.

China's mom-and-pop investors - it's not all about the money

Oct 09 2015

SHANGHAI Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.

China's mom-and-pop investors: it's not all about the money

Oct 09 2015

SHANGHAI Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.

China's mom-and-pop investors - it's not all about the money

Oct 09 2015

SHANGHAI, Oct 9 Some are in it purely for the money. Others just want a few extra yuan to buy a meal. And then there are also those who trade for fun or to spend time among friends.

Uighurs of Shanghai

Jul 22 2014

In Shanghai, life can be difficult for migrants of all backgrounds, but it seems particularly hard for Muslim Uighurs.

An oddly beautiful surprise

Jul 10 2012

This wasn’t what I expected at all when I arrived at the beach of Qingdao city in China's eastern Shandong province.

Gay and out in China

Jun 01 2012

As society in China modernizes, its gay community is less mysterious and increasingly part of the country’s fabric, pursuing dreams and happiness like other citizens.

Breaking into confinement

Dec 30 2011

So I asked around and found out how unusual “Zuo Yue Zi” was! During this period, the new mothers shall not take a bath, wash their hair, some are not even allowed to brush their teeth.

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