Explainer: Why is Chinese New Year Called 'Spring Festival'?

Why doesn't everyone call it that, and why is there no Winter Festival or Summer Festival?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 21 January 2020

Explainer: International Workers' Day - China's Favorite American Holiday

Why does China have a holiday for wrongly executed US terror suspects?

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 30 April 2019

Uyghur knifeman jumps to his death in Guangzhou after killing three in mall rampage

Two attackers stabbed shoppers at a Guangzhou shoe market before one jumps to his death and another escaped.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 25 March 2015

Knife attack at Guangzhou Railway Station leaves nine injured and one suspect dead

Rampage in train station forecourt ends with death of one of the attackers.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 06 March 2015

Chinese passenger detained after refusing to leave first class, injuring stewardess

Fourth incident involving mainland Chinese passengers this week.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 19 December 2014

PHOTOS: Panda triplets returned to mother's embrace

They look happy as a child reunited with its mother after 6 months.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 10 December 2014

Guangzhou man proposes with 99 iPhone 6s to beat Singles' Day countdown

And the girl's response is a pleasant surprise.

by Ryan Kilpatrick, 10 November 2014

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