The East Asian rainy season, or meiyu, usually lasts from July to August. But why?
By Ned Kelly, Jun 17, 2019 16:02
China's annual high-stakes, high-pressure college entrance exam, explained.
By Cathy Wu, Jun 06, 2019 17:01
What's with all these dragon boats anyway?
By Cathy Wu, Jun 06, 2019 14:51
Why does China have a holiday for wrongly executed US terror suspects?
By That's Shanghai, Apr 30, 2019 15:02
How pig became one of the Chinese zodiacs?
By Yuzhou Hu, Feb 02, 2019 10:07
The stories behind the names of all of China's provinces and autonomous regions.
By That's Shanghai, Sep 30, 2018 10:16
Take a break from your holiday planning to find out why you're having one in the first place.
By That's Shanghai, Sep 29, 2018 09:44
What's with all those mooncakes?
By That's Shanghai, Sep 21, 2018 11:54
Have no idea what Tomb-Sweeping Day is all about? We're here to explain.
By That's Shanghai, Apr 04, 2018 10:19
What China's Lantern Festival is all about.
By That's Shanghai, Feb 26, 2018 10:03
Are you wondering why your social media feeds are filled with references to the magic number '520?' Prepare yourself for yet another lovers' day...
By That's Shanghai, May 20, 2019 15:47