China Daily
02/19/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
The #haunting silhouette of #Japan's "#Battleship Island" rises up from the sea, an abandoned testament to what was once the most densely populated city on earth and a place that has a dark past.
China Daily
02/19/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
The exhibition "Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China's Han Dynasty" is held from Feb 17 to May 28 at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. The exhibition featuring over 160 rare selections from recent excavations, attracting numerous visitors. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/19/2017 at 05:52. Facebook
Xiaoxiao traveled 5,000 kilometers in four days as she planned to take part in six #performingarts examinations in four Chinese cities. The booming #entertainment industry attracts a large number of acting hopefuls. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 11:05. Facebook
Every region of #China has its own style of Chinese #opera and with that style comes a long history of costume making. In Shantou only one family remains in the art of making Kuitou, or headdresses for the local opera. China Daily goes to meet them.
China Daily
yesterday at 10:06. Facebook
London Fashion Week opens amid Brexit uncertainties

Models and #fashion editors descended on #Britain's capital from snowy New York for the start of London Fashion Week on Friday, a whirlwind of #catwalk shows that include Burberry, Versus, Roksanda and dozens of other designers. #Breixt [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 08:10. Facebook
High-end hotels shine for more Chinese

Thanks to their growing spending power, many mainland #travelers are enjoying the #luxury and comfort of upscale #accommodation. #travel #tourism #hotel [ Bit.ly Link ]
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yesterday at 06:13. Facebook
Rain Water this year starts on Feb 18 and ends on Mar 4

Rain Water signals the increase in #rainfall and rise in #temperature. With its arrival, lively #spring-like #scenery starts blossoming: the river water defreezes, wild geese move from south to north, and trees and grass turn green again. #culture [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 04:06. Facebook
Plum blossoms bloom in rain in Xuyi, East China

Photo taken on Feb 16, 2017 shows #plum #blossoms in the #rain at a #park in Xuyi county, East China's Jiangsu province. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
yesterday at 02:12. Facebook
Early blooming flowers herald spring

Flowers #bloom on a bombax in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. #flower #spring [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 21:44. Facebook
Sitting in her Shanghai studio, Wang Tao knew that New York was getting cold when Tiffany Trump messaged her to say that she needed some coats. Until now, Wang's label "Taoray Wang" has been available only to a very select group of women: top Wall street executives, Chinese diplomats, actresses and the US president's daughter. This September, the Chinese designer will open her first store in...
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02/17/2017 at 21:27. Facebook
A German shepherd named Rumor was named the 2017 Westminster Dog Show Best in Show winner on Tuesday, Feb 14. Rumor, 5, was awarded the grand prize in front of a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden in NYC. She has won 103 other various competitions in the past, took first place after beating out nearly 2,800 other dogs, including the toy poodle named “Oolong Tea” from Hangzhou, China. The...
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02/17/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
#Video Peru’s ambassador emphasizes key role of small and me

Peru's ambassador to China said on Thursday he is paying attention on how the government will place more emphasis on small and medium-sized enterprises during the upcoming two sessions. #Peru #2017TwoSesdsions
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 13:07. Facebook
Thousands of #Mongolian herders face disastrous livestock losses from severe weather known as the “#dzud”.

“Dzud” means a dry summer followed by bitter winter cold, which leaves #livestock and other #animals at risk of starvation and exposure on the country's rugged steppes.

It threatens tens of thousands of #herders in a country where almost half the population depends entirely on livestock...
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02/17/2017 at 11:05. Facebook
An epic mountain luge ride and snow-clad forests ideal for #snowbiking: In this episode, we explore more of what China’s premier #ski resort has on offer.
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 09:31. Facebook
94-year-old nanny practices kung fu for 90 years

Zhang Hexian, 94 years old, started practicing #kungfu when she was four years old. She is best at #boxing and #clubs and has taught kung fu to hundreds of students. #nanny #exercise [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
Elaborately costumed children were paraded through #Tufang in coastal #Fujian province as #firecrackers roared, commemorating the end of barbaric child #sacrifices hundreds of years ago.

Residents set up outdoor tables of incense and candles to welcome them as firecrackers thundered, showering the streets with their shredded red wrappings.

It's an annual event where China's #Hakka community...
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02/17/2017 at 08:31. Facebook
Water pipe 'doctors' do their best work in the night

Pipe 'doctors' work in the middle of night to maintain the water supply system in #cities and reduce #water waste. While high-tech devices give them support, the #workers rely on their extensive experience. #drainage #maintenance [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 07:10. Facebook
#Live Welcome to episode 5 of "Learning #Chinese with #ChinaDaily" on #Facebook!
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 06:01. Facebook
Air quality-monitoring robot patrols at Zhengzhou railway station

A patrol #robot is set at Zhengzhou East #Railway Station recently, which can monitor #air #quality, temperature and humidity all day long, discover fire emergency and also help keep clear of the station at night. [ Bit.ly Link ]
China Daily
02/17/2017 at 05:04. Facebook
Ten photos from across China: Feb 10-16

In this week's Ten #Photos, humans and animals alike express their #love on #ValentinesDay, a #veteran returns home after half a century, and the #LanternFestival is observed across the country. [ Bit.ly Link ]