Activist investor calls Hong Kong market rout

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Six weeks ago, David Webb, an activist investor and former director of the Hong Kong exchange, issued a report titled "The Engima Network: 50 stocks not to own". By Michelle Price On Tuesday, most of the shares he named abruptly plunged, pointing to chronic regulatory problems over small-cap shares in the Asian financial hub. Webb's report mapped out...

23 great tips for solo female travelers in China

solo female travellers in China
Traveling in China can be a great experience, and the country is a safe place to travel with a plenty of incredible destinations to visit and enjoy. Is it safe to travel to China alone? Yes, but for women traveling alone or with female friends it's better to take some extra precautions. Tips for solo female travelers in China 1) Avoid drawing unwanted...

A video of a Student forced to eat feces sparks public outcry in China

Teenage bullying in China
A video of a teenager forced to eat feces by school bullies in Beijing went viral over the weekend. The 1-minute clip ignited a public discussion, exposing China's school bullying problem. In the video, posted on Sina's Weibo on Sunday, a teenage boy wearing a school uniform was forced to touch feces in a toilet and then lick his fingers. Beijing authorities...

U.S. to list China among worst human trafficking offenders

human trafficking offenders
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to place China on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labour, said a congressional source and a person familiar with the matter, a step that could aggravate tension with Beijing that has eased under President Donald Trump. By Matt Spetalnick The reprimand of China, Washington's main rival in the...

Tengchong Hot Springs

Tengchong Hot Springs
11 kilometers south of Tengchong Town, Tengchong Hot Springs (腾冲热海) has numerous boiling springs, hot springs, spa, and sites that send off the terrestrial-heat-produced stream. Major scenic wonders include the Big Boiling Cauldron, the Pearl Fountain, and many others. Tengchong hot springs have very good therapeutic effects on diseases related to rheumatism, nerve, digestion, the cardiovascular, dermatology, and gynecology. Many...

The traditional Tengchong shadow play

Tengchong Shadow Play
Tengchong shadow play (皮影戏) origin can be traced back 170 years. The play is based on legends, historical novels, and folklore. Shadow play is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated cut-out figures which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or scrim. Belonging to western accents school, the play is famous for sprightly...

The ancient Ailao Serial Bells of Baoshan

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Ailao Serial Bells are a rare old Chinese instrument used by Ailao people, characterized by the vigorous tiger carvings, strong ox carvings and twisting snake carvings. They were used from late periods of the Warring States to that of the West Han dynasty. The Ailao (哀牢) was a non-Chinese people living in the southeast during the Han period (202...

The Temple of the Recumbent Buddha, Baoshan, Yunnan

Temple-of-the-Recumbent-Buddha
The Temple of the Recumbent Buddha (卧佛寺) is on Yunya mountain where ancient trees tower to the sky, 15 km north from Baoshan city. Built in a cave of Yunya Mountain, it is also named Yunya Temple of the Recumbent Buddha and is one of Baoshan’s eight famous scenic spots as well as one of the oldest temples in western...

The Yunfeng Mountain

Yunfeng Mountain
The Yunfeng Mountain (云峰山) lies in Ruidian Township 50 kilometers northwest to Tengchong. From a distance, it looks like a bamboo shoot pointing to the sky. With fog and clouds always linger around it, the mountain is named Yunfeng (cloud peak), a typical granite scenery. Yunfeng is famous for its high mountains, deep valleys and steep cliffs. The 1,000-step stair...

Beihai Wetland, Baoshan Prefecture, Yunnan

Beihai-wetland-baoshan
The Beihai Wetland (北海湿地) located 12.5 km northwest of Tengchong County is one of the first 33 nationally preserved wetlands and the only national wetland in the province. The preservation covers 16.29 km2, and the area of Beihai Lake is 0.46 square km2. The Beihai Wetland is surrounded by hills and it belongs to the ecological system of Plateau volcanic...
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