VOXPOP: How will you sum up your 2018 with one word?
Updated 17:36, 03-Jan-2019
By Li Jingjing, Huang Chenchen and Zhang Wanbao
02:25

It has been a year full of political twists, farewells to legendary people, and also a year full of hidden voices being heard, and wind of hope swiping through the globe. Dozens of Chinese characters compete to be the one character that describes what dominated the news and public attention throughout the year.

For most people, the end of the year is a time of reflection. Leaving world events behind, what have you learned from 2018? Is it a year you'll remember or desperately need to forget? Our reporters took to the streets of Beijing to challenge people to reflect on their year and describe it in one word. 

Turns out many gave us pretty shocking and insightful answers. Stay tuned to CGTN and the people who shared their interesting stories with us.

Director: Li Jingjing, Zhang Wanbao and Huang Chenchen

Reporter: Li Jingjing

Editor: Huang Chenchen

Filmed by: Zhang Wanbao

Article Written by: Li Jingjing, Huang Chenchen

Designer: Li Jingjie

Copy Editor: Bertram Niles

Producer: Wen Yaru

Chief Editor: Xu Jian

Supervisor: Pang Xinhua