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Time Difference

Geographically, China covers five time zones (Zhongyuan, Longshu, Tibet, Kunlun and Changbai Time Zones). However, the standard times used on the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan Province are the same: UTC+8, which is 8 hours ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time.

Beijing Time (GMT+8)
Beijing Time follows the time zone: GMT+8. China does not follow daylight saving time.

US and Canada Time Difference to China
China is 13 hours ahead of New York, 12 hours ahead of Toronto.

News


  • 06/19/2017 PBS to Premiere Series Exploring "The Story of China"...Read More
  • 06/15/2017 Silk Road International Tourism Festival returns to Gansu...Read More
  • 05/31/2017 Nine Must-Visit Places in Tianjin...Read More
  • 05/31/2017 Conde Nast Traveler: Historic Site Installs “Pedestrian Speed Bumps”...Read More
  • 05/31/2017 Tibet Helicopter Tours Coming in August...Read More
  • 05/31/2017 Emperor Qianlong’s Favorite Reading Place Getting A Facelift...Read More
  • 05/30/2017 Associated Press Features Story of Climbing Up Sacred Mount Tai...Read More
  • 05/30/2017 Two New Majestic Princess Cruises Added for 2018...Read More
  • 05/30/2017 Sheraton Opens New Hotel in Chongming...Read More
  • 05/30/2017 Palace Museum Opens New Branch in Xiamen...Read More
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