China Daily
02/21/2017 at 18:44. Facebook
Giant panda Bao Bao leaving D.C. for China
China Daily
02/21/2017 at 14:34. Facebook
#Video Chinese and East Asian fashion and accessories designers have made their mark at this year’s London Fashion Week. Among those sharing their latest collection is Chinese-born and Dior haute couture-trained designer #ZhangHuishan, who continues to delve into the romance and voluptuousness of 1950's French #bohemia. Click the video and check it out. [ Link ]
China Daily
02/21/2017 at 12:50. Facebook
TECH CHINA gets buzzed over the $85 electric muscle stimulator, the Cool Boy.
It’s pins and needles until your muscle starts contracting.
Then its like bad, buzzy touch.

Future Funk by Joakim Karud

Cool Boy

Timo Chui
Feliks Cheang
China Daily
02/21/2017 at 11:40. Facebook
At least five people died aboard a light #aircraft that smashed into a shopping center near the #Australian city of #Melbourne.

The private #charter veered just after take-off into the shopping centre, and it appeared to have had a catastrophic engine failure.

It is the worst civil #aviation accident in the state for 30 years, according to #Victoria state premier Daniel Andrews.
China Daily
02/21/2017 at 10:41. Facebook
The giant #panda Baobao is going to leave the #US and many people rushed to #Washington #zoo to say goodbye to it. #animal
China Daily
02/21/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
A #farm in southwest China’s #Chengdu planted 400,000 #windmills on its farmland.

According to the farm, all the windmills were folded by hand and workers spent more than a month to setup the scene.

More than 20 species of rose are expected to join the show within two weeks in early spring.

The windmills exhibition will last until end of April.
China Daily
02/21/2017 at 06:29. Facebook
The MSIG Sai Kung 50, the last leg of the MSIG HK 50 series, was held on Feb 18, 2017 in Sai Kung, Hong Kong. Over 1,000 runners battled it out along three courses, 10KM, 22KM and 50KM routes through Hong Kong's most scenic country park. China Daily was there to catch all the action.
China Daily
yesterday at 12:55. Facebook
With only a skimpy #loincloth to protect their modesty, thousands of men braved freezing temperatures to fight for lucky charms thrown by a priest at Japan's annual #Naked Man #Festival.

A mass of sweaty worshippers wrestled for elbow-room inside Saidaiji Temple in #Okayama, western #Japan, late on Saturday night in the hope of catching the sacred batons.

Around 10,000 hardy souls...
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yesterday at 10:58. Facebook
Wu Hua is Wanzi’s enormous pet #pig. In her Beijing apartment the pig has a separate room and is treated like a princess. It's a special #relationship, according to Wanzi, who takes the per out for walks, dresses it up and feeds it well, hoping it stays healthy and alive for a many years to come.

This is episode four of #UrbanTales’s latest season from #Beijing.
China Daily
yesterday at 09:05. Facebook
Villagers in eastern #China have a unique way of washing away the taint of evil spirits, by bathing in a shower of scorching #sparks.

The ritual takes place in the city of #Putian in #Fujian province.

With eyes closed, they lean their faces into fireworks that spit out white sparks, which has given the ceremony its local name, "eating flowers”.

Some of them twist and turn to expose more of...
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yesterday at 06:31. Facebook
Let's meet 32-year-old Qin Yuefei, the first #IvyLeague #village #official in #China. Graduating from #Yale University in 2011, with major in political science and economics, Qin has been making less than 2,000 yuan ($291) a month as a village chief in a remote Chinese rural township for the past six years. [ Link ]
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
02/18/2017 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
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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China Daily
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 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 07:10. Facebook
#Live Welcome to episode 5 of "Learning #Chinese with #ChinaDaily" on #Facebook!