This Day in History: Shanghai's Yongkang Lu Bar Street Shut Down

On July 11, 2016, a Shanghai mayor vowed to close down the city's most infamous bar street, kickstarting a dramatic shutdown.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 09 July 2021

How to Track Typhoons Hitting China on WeChat and Web

Keep track of storms' paths in real-time as they hit China.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 08 July 2021

Explainer: Why China Celebrates Christmas with Apples

Ever wonder why you've been receiving apples from Chinese friends and co-workers for Christmas?

by Bridget O'Donnell, 24 December 2020

Infographic: Just How Much Fat is in a Moon Cake?

You'll never want to eat moon cakes again.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 29 September 2020

QUIZ: Could You Pass the Gaokao?

Find out if you can pass China's notoriously difficult college entrance exam.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 07 July 2020

30 Absolutely Insane Questions from China's Gaokao

Do you have what it takes to answer these incredibly difficult questions from China's National College Entrance Examination?

by Bridget O'Donnell, 07 July 2020

Beijing Schools Use Smart-Bands to Track Students' Temperatures

As more students return to the classroom, schools are developing technology to check for COVID-19 symptoms.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 25 May 2020

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