Home away from home: Beijing's urban villageHome away from home: Beijing's urban villageAs night falls, the village waits for all the tired people to return. No matter how hard they work, they cannot imagine owning a property in the city, but dignity and equality are dreams they are fighting for. The dream works as a painkiller for the men and women to swallow their unspeakable sufferi

Su Di: Bringing ‘Garage’ concept to ChinaSu Di: Bringing ‘Garage’ concept to ChinaBefore Su Di decided to start Garage Cafe, he was a veteran salesperson in Chinacache, due to be promoted and receive some share option i…

Connecting cultures: a French filmmaker’s passion for fusionConnecting cultures: a French filmmaker’s passion for fusionThere is a saying that American films are about capital while French films are about art. A young French director said he would sacrifice…

Michael Tsai – setting a new culinary trendMichael Tsai – setting a new culinary trendWhile Korean-Mexican fusion food became a popular trend in the US in 2009, soon after the first food-truck serving Korean tacos and Kogi …

A reporter’s endless pursuit of truthA reporter’s endless pursuit of truthSince the May 1998 riots in Indonesia, she has been covering international news, and traveling alone all around the world, often in the m…

Fan Popo - a post-80s LGBT moviemakerFan Popo - a post-80s LGBT moviemakerWhile being a gay was a secret in the middle school, coming out in the college was not that hard. It was in 2004 when Fan Popo told his r…

Colin Friedman’s ‘netbonding’ in BeijingColin Friedman’s ‘netbonding’ in BeijingChina began to cooperate with Israel on agriculture in 1990s. It brought in not only revolutionary pilot projects but also an irrigation …