Welcome to our latest China newsletter and join the discussion on Lunar New Year travel restrictions, China’s subtitle army and short video giant Kuaishou.
How did a fiery throat-burning liquor become an elite drink and an instrument for speculation? Check out our in-depth report behind China’s Moutai mania.
Welcome to the 5th edition of our China newsletter, covering community group buying, MIT scientist Gang Chen’s arrest and China’s post-90s generation.
Review of Oscar-nominated documentary “76 Days”. A raw and harrowingly truthful recount of Wuhan’s tragic lockdown at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Welcome to the 4th edition of our China newsletter and join our discussion on tech’s toilet problem, female standup comedians and EU China investment agreement.
A revisit of Hao Jingfang’s Hugo-winning Folding Beijing in an ever more polarised world. This time elevated by Ken Liu’s first-class English translation.
Happy new year, Flying Sesame readers! I would like to welcome the new year with the latest edition of our bi-weekly China newsletter, Sesame Express #3.
Buzzword counter-marcher, Involution, Working Man, Socialite, Versailles Literature and Live-streaming shopping recapped in an extraordinary year of 2020
No details is too small. If you worry that you may have missed something or have a burning desire to dig deeper, I hope this piece will help you sleep better.
Where is the “lockdown puppy” boom leading us to? The cautionary tale of China’s Tibetan mastiffs may offer us a clue.