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Beijing hairy monkeys made with cicada shell and magnolia bud

The Grotesque Mini World of Hairy Monkeys, 20+ images

Hairy monkeys (毛猴) are a unique traditional handicraft of the old Beijing made with cicada shell and magnolia bud. The art of the hairy monkeys...

Hangzhou call: “Too many cicadas? Eat them to save a tree”

According to CCTV on July 10th, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, the local Greening management station issued a call inviting citizens to eat the swarms...
china-mobile censorship

China Now Censors Information Even Outside of Its Borders

Another Chinese-owned company got in trouble while trying to enter the United States market. by Eugene Michaels The US Commerce Department suggested denying a business license...
Liu Xia - liu xiaobo widow-liu xia release

China allows the widow of the Nobel prize Liu Xiaobo to leave house arrest...

On Tuesday, China granted Liu Xia, the widow of the Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who was held under house arrest for 8 years, to...

Facts, History & Combatants of the Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Uprising (拳亂), Yihetuan Movement (義和團運動), "The Righteous and Harmonious Fists". 1899 - 1901. To fully understand the rancorous feelings of boxers towards foreigners,...
Traditional Chinese Medicine Animals-tiger abuse

Traditional Chinese Medicine Animals: a list of species threatened by TCM

The millennial traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) was the cause of the death of more than 90% of the rhinos in the last 40 years. Among...

Chinoiserie: Chinese cultural influences in eighteenth century Europe

Chinoiserie - In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, China exercised a considerable influence on European culture. Since the first encounters almost immediately began a vast...

System recognizes your emotions in 3 seconds

A camera with a tripod stands on an office table, projecting what it records on the wall. At first glance, the camera looks ordinary, but...
Whistleblowing in China

Chinese Whistleblowers wearing panda masks were rewarded with 500,000 yuan for exposing illegal activities

Whistleblowing in China. On the morning of 5 July, the Guangdong Provincial Security Bureau gave a total of 500,000 yuan (75,000 USD) to three...

China cracks down on the largest wildlife trafficking to date

On July 2, 2018, the Jiangxi Provincial Forest Public Security Bureau announced the discovery of the largest case of trafficking in wild animals to...


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