Beiyi Seow

Horror on ‘Line 5’ as Chinese Subway Floods

Horror on ‘Line 5’ as Chinese Subway Floods

A manicured hand touches the train carriage window as a brown swirl of floodwater squeezes up against the tunnel outside — one of many scenes of desperation from an underground tragedy shared Wednesday across a stunned Chinese social media.

Podcasts Burst onto China Youth Scene

Podcasts Burst onto China Youth Scene

A lesbian coming to terms with her sexuality, a village covering up abuses and a dissection of the three-child policy — an explosion of Chinese podcasts are wrestling with social issues considered taboo under the country’s strict media controls.