Explainer: Why China Doesn't Have Daylight Savings Time

China won't be moving the clocks ahead an hour this weekend, but at one point in time it used to.

by Bridget O'Donnell, 11 March 2017

Explainer: Why Flights are Always Delayed in China

Hint: it's usually not the airlines' fault.

by Rachel Deason, 21 February 2017

Explainer: Everything You Need to Know About the Rooster Year

Who are they most compatible with? And who are their mortal enemies? We answer your Rooster Year questions.

by Rachel Deason, 26 January 2017

Explainer: China's Maritime Dope Slingers

Putting modern drug scandals into historical context.

by George McKibbens, 16 March 2016

Explainer: The Story Behind the Year of the Monkey

Everything you wanted to know about the Year of the Monkey.

by Cathy Wu, 10 February 2016

Explainer: The Origin of 'Chinese Checkers'

Hint: Racist marketing.

by Erik Crouch, 13 July 2015

Explainer: Why China is in for a Stormy Summer

Typhoon trifecta kicks off a potentially record year for the Pacific cyclone season.

by Ella Wong, 13 July 2015

Explainer: The Chinese Reason That All No. 2 Pencils Are Yellow

Today in 'Things you didn't realize China had any part in.'

by Erik Crouch, 07 July 2015

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