Ancestral Hall and house clusters of the Chen Family (陈氏宗祠与陈氏民居) are located at Zhengying Village of Baoxiu Town, Shiping County, the buildings were constructed in 1927 by Chen Heting, who was the jinshi ( a successful candidate in the...
The Zhilin Temple of Jianshui County (建水指林寺) is located in the west of Jianshui county town, Honghe prefecture, Yunnan province, the Temple was constructed in 1296 and then expanded in the Yongle Years of the Ming Dynasty. The oldest Zen...
5 kilometers from the west of Jianshui county town, Yunnan province, the Twin Dragon Bridge was constructed at the juncture of the Lushui and Tachong Rivers. The bridge got its name because the two rivers looked like dragons. The...
Tuanshan village, 13 km from Jianshui County, Yunnan province, was founded in the late Qing Dynasty. It occupies an area of over 10,000 m2. The village features rural residential complexes in the style of “five patios and rooms on...
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Zhengying Village

Zhengying Village (郑营村) is a 6-century-old village is located at Baoxiu Township of Shiping County, Honghe prefecture, Yunnan province. The 3 streets and 9 lanes of the village are exclusively paved with stone slabs and noted ancient architectures of...
Boasting a history of over 1,200 years, Jianshui County (建水) is one of China’s noted historical and cultural cities.  Chaoyang Gate Tower 建水古城与朝阳楼 The existing Chaoyang Gate Tower was the east gate of Jianshui county town. The symbol of Jianshui County, the...
Shiping (石屏异龙湖) has been a place of commerce for generations. The Yilong lake with an area of 150 km2 is in Shiping County. In summer, tourists have chances to enjoy a charming picture of sceneries: fragrant lotus, ferrying fisher...
Pingbian Dawei Mountain (屏边大围山) is composed of 19 scenic spots. The Dawei mountain with an area of 50 km2 is in Pingbian county. The Dawei mountain which is now a forest park, is featured by complete tropical and subtropical forests,...
Jiayin Terraced Fields (甲寅梯田) is located in Honghe County, Jiayin, with deep ethnic customs is the biggest village of the Hani minority in China. Beside the long street banquet, mushroom houses, folk songs, and palm fan dances, Jiayin village is...
Located in a deep-cut valley that is 30 kilometers to the east of the Jianshui county town, the Swallow Cave (建水燕子洞) is the largest and most magnificent karstic cave in Asia. Research of the cave experts shows that formation of...

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Could China’s “Fake Moon” work?

A few days ago the Chinese media (and others) talk about the project of launching a "fake moon" in orbit to illuminate the streets...
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