2020 Spring Festival Gala Livestream: How to Watch Online in China

Before the Year of the Rat begins, China will celebrate the end of the year with the 37th Spring Festival Gala, referred to as Chunwan.

by That's, 22 January 2020

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About the Year of the Rat

The Cat and the Rat were once best friends before trickery pushed one into a river.

by That's, 22 January 2020

What's Open (and Closed) During CNY 2020 in Shanghai

Plan your Chinese New Year eating and drinking activities in advance to avoid crushing disappointment.

by Cristina Ng, 21 January 2020

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

Useful Mandarin Phrases for Spring Festival and the Year of the Rat

Handy phrases to help you survive Chinese New Year.

by Urban Family, 20 January 2020

10 Years of Gorgeous Chinese Zodiac Animal Prints from IdleBeats

The print is on sale now for RMB400 at the duo’s WeChat store, while you can also pick up their other prints depicting animals of the Zodiac.

by Bryan Grogan, 19 January 2020

7 Bizarre Things to Expect at Your Annual Office CNY Banquet

Forget the booze-fueled holiday banquets from back home. Those are child's play.

by Rachel Deason, 19 January 2020

Watch Out for Pickpocketing and Other Scams Over CNY

Be careful of pickpocketing and other petty crimes during the Lunar New Year in China.

by That's, 19 January 2020

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