Surgeons transplant a human head in China

Human head transplant - First operation was done on a corpse; trial on live person said to be 'imminent'. A human head transplant carried out on a corpse by doctors in China-reported to be the first such surgery in the world-has caused controversy among medical experts. by Gu Mengxi The transplant was announced by Italian professor Sergio Canavero, director of the Turin Advanced...

Travelling in China: data security tips

China has recently become one of the most popular travel destinations to date. And no wonder, as there are numerous reasons why people travel there: cuisine, culture, history, traditions and of course - sightseeing. by Jolie Lenkewicz While it is crucial to do some research regarding the place you will be going to, it is also important to take certain action in terms...

The Amazing Art of Giuseppe Castiglione at the Chinese Imperial Court

Giuseppe Castiglione (郎世宁; Lángshìníng) (19 July 1688 – 17 July 1766), was an Italian Jesuit missionary and an artist at the imperial court of three emperors – the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong emperors. He painted in a style that is a fusion of European and Chinese traditions. Giuseppe Castiglione was born in the parish of San Marcellino in Milan; his baptismal certificate...

China to open up payment industry

China payment industry - China will open up its payment industry in a balanced and orderly way, Fan Yifei, deputy governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), said at a forum Thursday. The country would give overseas-funded financial institutions "pre-establishment national treatment," which means giving equal treatment to overseas and domestic companies even before they make investments, coupled with...

20 fascinating paintings of Song Dynasty painter Ma Yuan

Ma Yuan Walking on Path in Spring
Ma Yuan (馬遠; Mǎ Yuǎn; c. 1160–65 – 1225) was an influential Chinese landscape painter of the Song dynasty. His works, together with that of Xia Gui (夏珪), formed the basis of the Ma-Xia School of painting, and are considered among the finest from the period. His paintings has inspired both Chinese artists of the Zhe School, as well as the...

7 images of an Amazing slot canyon in China

A slot canyon in Yucha Village, Ganquan County, Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. Ganquan County is a county of Yan'an. The canyon on the loess plateau, formed by erosion from flash flooding, features amazing "flowing" shapes in towering rock. (Photo: China News Service/ Cao Lida). Images of the canyon Source: ecns

China's theme park market expected to be world's largest by 2020

China's theme park market
(ECNS) -- China's theme park market is set to become the world's largest by 2020, surpassing the United States and Japan, according to estimates by consulting company Euromonitor International. by Mo Hong'e Retail sales of China's theme parks will reach 12 billion yuan, with the daily average number of tourists exceeding 330 million, the report said. This estimate is backed by other data. China's...

How Do Chinese Games Compare to Games Around the Globe?

The history of China is endlessly fascinating, and many old Chinese traditions are still carried out to this day. Similarly, many Chinese games are still played regularly and draw lots of similarities to other board and card games played all around the world. Let’s look at some of the most famous Chinese games and their counterparts from across the globe. Go Go is...

90+ Chinese tattoo symbols with images and meanings

Chinese tattoo symbols and characters have become a popular form of body modification. Chinese characters tattoos have been popular for many years thanks to the elegance of the characters. Chinese characters are exotic and mysterious at the same time, perfect for a tattoo. This kind of tattoos is getting increasingly popular in Western countries. Following are some idea with pictures and meanings: Chinese...

Interview with French photographer Boris Wilensky: Hurban Vortex

French photographer Boris Wilensky hurban vortex
Boris Wilensky is a 45-year-old French storytelling photographer. He captured his first frames in the hip-hop music scene by taking portraits of artist such as Kool Shen, Oxmo Pucino, Kery James, and IAM. He then began making remarkable photographic diaries during the course of his many travels. Interview by Dominique Musorrafiti Official site | Facebook page | Facebook photographer page China_underground: How and when...
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