11 Things You Need to Know About Singles' Day

Double 11, China's e-commerce extravaganza explained.

by That's, 10 November 2020

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About October Holiday

Take a break from your holiday planning to find out why you're having one in the first place.

by William Lee, 29 September 2020

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About Mid-Autumn Festival

What's with all those mooncakes?

by Jonty Dixon, 29 September 2020

Explainer: The Fishy Chinese Origin of Ketchup

The word ketchup has Fujian roots, but does it hold any other resemblance to its ancestry?

by Joshua Cawthorpe, 28 August 2020

Explainer: The Story of Qixi, AKA Chinese Valentine's Day

The Disney-worthy tale of the weaving girl and the cowherd.

by Ella Wong, 21 August 2020

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About the Gaokao

China's annual high-stakes, high-pressure college entrance exam, explained.

by Cathy Wu, 07 July 2020

Explainer: The Story Behind Dragon Boat Festival

What's with all these dragon boats anyway?

by Cathy Wu, 24 June 2020

Here's Why Today is Another Shopping Festival in China

The mid-year shopping event is a prime excuse for JD to celebrate its founding while also racking in sales.

by Ryan Gandolfo, 18 June 2020

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