Rise at 11? China’s Single Time Zone Means Keeping Odd Hours

Some days, the sun doesn’t come up until 10 a.m. in Urumqi, where clocks are set to Beijing time despite being 2,000 miles to the west.

Source: Rise at 11? China’s Single Time Zone Means Keeping Odd Hours – The New York Times

Did not know this. Strange how a country as huge as China ignores, to this day, time zones.