Matteo Damiani

CHINA-UNDERGROUND. Matteo Damiani is an Italian sinologist, photographer, author and motion designer. Matteo lived and worked for ten years in China. Founder of CinaOggi.it and China-underground.com.

Recent articles

Hong Kong PolyU is under siege by the police

The Hong Kong authorities ordered the protesters barricaded inside the polytechnic to surrender. Local authorities threaten to use live bullets as standoff with protesters escalates Update...

Interview with Jumping Goat

Jumping Goat (跳山羊)is a post-punk, garage noise band from Xi'An, the ancient capital of China. In October Jumping Goat released their debut album 'Walking on...

The number of pandas in captivity rises to 600 globally

60 panda cubs were born in captivity in 2019, 57 of which survived, thus bringing the population of pandas in captivity to 600 worldwide,...

Two People Hospitalised With Deadly Pneumonic Plague in China

Two people have been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague - a rare case of the highly-contagious disease that is fatal if left untreated. The two...

51 children injured after man sprays caustic soda in a kindergarten in China

On Monday afternoon, a 23-year-old man, Kong Mohan, unemployed, broke into Dongcheng Kindergarten in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan province, and sprayed caustic soda in a...

Hong Kong protests: Man set alight hours after protester shot by police as anti-government violence escalates

A man has been set on fire in the former British colony, as the city experiences one of the most dramatic days in over...

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The Empire of Chinese Dwarfs (video + pics), updated

Dwarfs empire in China - The Empire of Dwarfs, a crazy theme park not far from Kunming.References to Snow White are disappeared, but dwarfs are still the main attraction.A number of dwarfs, a deformed calf and a...

Flowers of Yunnan – Images of Chinese flowers

Images of Chinese flowers - A collection of beautiful and colorful flower images taken with a macro lens. Yunnan Province, Southern China.Pictures of flowers of Yunnan taken with a macro lens and a Nikon camera.Pictures by...

Images of Chinese insects: United Bugs of China

Images of Chinese insects - A collection of spiders, worms, bees, dragonflies, ladybugs and other colorful bugs images taken with a macro lens in parks and woods spread around Yunnan.Photos by Matteo Damiani Pictures by Matteo Damiani

Miserable life of a Goldfish in China …

The life of a goldfish in China can be quite tough.Not everyone is lucky enough to spend its life in pools in parks. For most of them, life is not worth anything. During our stay...

Chenggong, one of the largest new ghost town in Asia: 36 pictures

Ghost town in China - Chengong was meant to be a major economic and university center. Within a few years become one of the largest ghost town in China, despite the market of Luosiwan, recently moved into the...

Bem-vindo ao Amoy: 40 Xiamen pictures

Xiamen pictures - Xiamen, or Amoy is a small town (at least for China's standards, since it has more than two and a half million inhabitants) overlooking the Taiwan Strait, and thanks to its geographical position has...
 

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