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CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com are two websites focused on China and Chinese culture. The site includes thousands of articles on this country structured in categories: news, trends, economy, history, art, guides, literature , pictures gallery, videos and Chinese cinema.

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Interview with Zhang Bo and Zhang Chong, directors of “The Fourth Wall”

The movie tries to break the wall that stands between us and our lives, memories and future. Zhang Chong and Zhang Bo are both graduates...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said it is “very difficult” for China’s economy to grow at a rate of 6 percent

China’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.3% in the first half of the year, and Li said the economy was “generally stable” in the...

Interview with Jared Stone, one of the photojournalists in the video of Hong Kong police throwing tear gas grenade at press members

Jared Stone is an Australian photojournalist and fully trained emergency nurse from Melbourne. From August 30, he is in Hong Kong to document the Hong...

People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature. Mo Yan

Author: Mo Yan. Origin: The Republic of Wine, chapter 3, pag. 25 “People who are strangers to liquor are incapable of talking about literature.” ― Mo...

Interview with SimpleBao, Visual Storyteller and Street Artist

Bao is a Hong Kong born and based self-taught artist who mainly loves freestyle work with murals and illustrations. She started her career in 2015...

He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot will be victorious. Sun Tzu

Author: Sun Tzu. Origin: Chapter III · Strategic Attack, The Art of War (roughly 5th century BC). 知可战与不可战者胜。 "He who knows when he can fight and...

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Paper Umbrellas : Dragon and Phoenix Umbrella

This attention-grabbing paper umbrella features the dragon and phoenix. The two creatures are portrayed in white against a red background shade. The dragon is synonymous with power, might and fierceness. The phoenix symbolizes rebirth and renewal. This stunning...

Paper Umbrellas : Watercolor Flower Umbrella

One of our most beautiful paper umbrellas, this awesome parasol features a colorful medley of flowers. Paper Umbrellas : Watercolor Flower Umbrella The flowers are made to look in a watercolor style and contrast perfectly against the all-white...

Paper Umbrellas : Raven Haired Maiden

A lovely yet contrite Asian maiden is the theme of this special and unique paper umbrella. The maiden's face can be seen to the lower right of the center of the shade. Her ravenous hair flows upwards, creating...

Paper Umbrellas : Koi Fish and Lillies

This gorgeous Asian paper parasol features a colorful design of koi fish and lily flowers. Koi Fish and Lillies Near the center of the shade is a beautiful pink lotus flower. Koi fish are said to represent good fortune...

Paper Umbrellas : Blood Rooster and Dragon

A blood rooster and dragon in gold color create the motif of this brilliant paper umbrella. Blood Rooster and Dragon The background of the shade is a pure Chinese red color that complements the gold design. In actually, red...

Paper Umbrellas : Rooster and Dragon on Dark Blue

This striking paper umbrella features the dragon and rooster. The two creatures are portrayed in white against a dark blue background shade. The dragon is synonymous with power, might and fierceness. The rooster symbolizes advancement and protection. This...