Bar raids in China - According to this post on Reddit, American citizens are getting emails warning by US State Department/Embassy about bar raids by the Chinese authorities. From time to time Chinese police checks bars and pubs frequented by Westerns...
Guide to Lijiang: The ancient city of Lijiang was built during the Yuan Dynasty. Lijiang once frequented by legendary travelers such as Joseph Rock and Bruce Chatwin, today it's a very popular destination in China and represents a certain...
The Macao Museum of Art (MAM) under the Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao S.A.R. Government participates for the sixth time as Collateral Event in the ‘International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia’ in the name of ‘Macao,...
Dragons are a typical subject of Chinese art. Chinese dragons are mythological creatures in Chinese folklore. They symbolize good luck, strenght and power, and control over water elements such as rainfall, floods, and typhoons. Dragons play an important role in Chinese...
Chinese Demons: A series of paintings and handscrolls from the Ming and Qing Dynasty depicting demons and other mythological creatures of the Chinese Folklore. Related: Chinese Black Magic, Demons, Monsters, and Ghosts of the Chinese folklore, Hungry Ghost Festival images,...
War refugees in China - YIWU, China (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Europe and the United States crack down on migrants from the Middle East and Africa, China is welcoming those with money with the boomtown of Yiwu, known...
SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing's modern-day "Silk Road", the grandiose plan for land and sea routes connecting the world's second largest economy with the rest of Asia...
’Alfred Raquez’ was the pseudonym of Joseph Gervais, a bankrupt French lawyer who fled to the Far East in the late 1890s and had access to some of the powerful players in French Indochina. He wrote prolifically about China and...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Jing Qi, a part-time presenter on the live streaming platform Huajiao, underwent cosmetic surgery in March to improve her chances of becoming an internet celebrity. By Shu Zhang and Matthew Miller After five hours of rhinoplasty and facial...
An army of little orange robots at the sorting station of Shentong Express Delivery (STO), a Chinese delivery firm, is able to identify the package destination through a code-scan, eliminating sorting mistakes. The robots help the company to finish at...
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