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The research monkeys ‘Made in China’

Research monkeys ‘Made in China’ - Hubei Tian Qin Company produces macaques for use in research experiments.Strict management of the 700 monkeys in...

Eagle Hunters of Western China

The Eagle Hunting festival, organised by the local hunting community, is part of an effort to promote and grow traditional hunting practices for new...

China’s Coal Dependence A Challenge For Climate

A history of heavy dependence on burning coal for energy has made China the source of nearly a third of the world's total carbon...

Ancient Chinese Villages

The ancient castle used by both Ming and Qing dynasties in Yuxian County village, Hebei Province, China.Photographer: Maoyuan Cui, ChinaMaoyuan Cui is a...

If You Don’t Drink Tea, You Are Not Chinese

The Chinese community has a symbiotic relationship with tea dating back through the ages. There's a saying "If you don't drink tea, you are...

The Tang dynasty tomb, three series

The series aim is to reveal the essence of the ancient Tang and Ming dynasties by creating images of their tomb statuary. The statues...

RongRong & inri, Interview

RongRong & inri, the influential photographic husband and wife team who have shaped contemporary photography in China and beyond, were recognised for both their...

History and Images of the Mogao Caves Sanctuary in China

The Thousand Buddha Grottoes (千佛洞) form a system of 492 temples 25 km southeast of Dunhuang.The Mogao Caves along with Longmen Grottoes and Yungang...

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A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. Laozi

Origin: The quotation is from Chapter 64 of the Tao Te Ching ascribed to Laozi. Meaning: even the longest and most difficult ventures have a...

A frog in a well cannot conceive of the ocean. Zhuangzi

Meaning: of a person who has limited outlook and life experience. From Zhuangzi. 莊子/秋水 Zhuang Zhou (commonly known as Zhuangzi, 庄子, literally "Master Zhuang"), was...

Review of Vortex directed by Jacky Gan

Vortex is a Chinese action crime drama thriller where during a kidnapping gone awry, money and morals play a crucial role. Read the Review of...

“To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous.” Confucius

Origin of the quote: Chapter II, Analects, an ancient Chinese book composed of a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher...