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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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China opens educational Mars base in the Gobi Desert

On Wednesday, an educational park was inaugurated not far from Jinchang, in the Gobi desert, with the aim of showing students and tourists what...

Amazon is shutting down its marketplace in China

Amazon is shutting down its domestic e-commerce marketplace business in China that allows Chinese consumers to buy from Chinese merchants, after the difficulties encountered...

Interview with Zhou Zhou, director of ‘Meili’

Meili portrays an intense human tragedy and a desperate universal truth, since disasters in her life soon becomes inexorably predictable. Please read the article here:...

Blue, Anita Wong’s Contemporary Traditional Photography series

"BLUE" is a Contemporary Traditional Photography series – a collection of Sun prints from Wong's original Chinese paintings. Sun prints (AKA blue photograph) is photography without the...

One of the four remaining Yangtze giant softshell turtles dies in China

One of the rarest turtles in the world, a Yangtze giant softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei, 斑 鱉), died in China, leaving only three remaining...

Portraits of trees of Hong Kong and Southern China

Hong Kong possesses an impressively diverse tree flora with 390 native species. This book celebrates the incredible diversity, beauty and biology of the territory’s tree...

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Shots From the Hip by Daniel Reid

This is the long-awaited memoir of Daniel Reid, world-renowned expert on consciousness, holistic medicine and living life to the full. Unbound by convention and driven by a quest for new experiences on roads less-traveled, Dan takes us through...

In 2018 China lost 161 billionaires as its stock markets plunged

Chinese billionaires. The recent problems affecting the Chinese stock market have influenced the rankings of billionaires in the country. The number of billionaires in Greater China, which also includes Hong Kong and Taiwan, has fallen by 161 unit...

What DNA Testing Can tell us of your Origin as a Chinese

In the US, the use of DNA testing services and publicly available data by police to apprehend criminals is attracting mixed opinions from the public. Not everyone agrees with how the data is used. But on the other...

China’s Foreign NGO Management Law

Outlawing foreign “influence” In China, where the government views foreign organizations with suspicion, new legislation has been introduced to tightly control their activities. The Foreign NGO Management Law imposes increased restrictions on foreign and domestic NGOs in terms...

5 Chinese Actors Who Became Hollywood Superstars

It is relatively easy to become an actor - you need to finish an acting school, and you can already put this distinguished and artistic title on your resume. Becoming a famous actor is another matter altogether -...

Tanzania has sentenced to 15 years Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan

The court in Dar es Salaam has sentenced to 15 years Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman nicknamed the "ivory queen", for having smuggled hundreds of elephant tusks into China. Yang was accused of having managed one of the...