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85 images of the Ancient Earthen Castles in Tulou, Fujian

Not far from Xiamen, about four hours by bus, surrounded by Southern Fujian hills, Yongding county hosts many Hakka roundhouses. Tulou and nearby area are … Read more

A partially capsized fishing ship is seen after Typhoon Meranti made landfall, in Kaohsiung

18 images of the disastrous consequences of Typhoon Meranti in China

BEIJING (Reuters) – Typhoon Meranti slammed into southeastern China on Thursday with strong winds and lashing rain that cut power to 1.65 million homes, but there were no reports of more casualties in what has been described as the strongest storm of the year globally.

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Living in a dusty world: the terrible employment conditions of the stone workers in China

The terrible employment conditions of the stone workers in China. Hui’an, known as “stone town” in Fujian, is famous in China for the production of … Read more

Wei Zexi

A Student’s Death Exposes the Chaos of China’s Medical System, Exacerbated by Baidu Search Engine

Wei Zexi
Wei Zexi talks about his aspiration to live. Image: YouTube

“I do not want to die. I haven’t seen the result after 21 years of struggle and effort, and I still dream of seeing this world,” Wei Zexi said in a short video before his death. “I cannot imagine how my parents would carry on with their lives, if I were to die.”

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Gulangyu colonial architecture

Gulangyu colonial architecture

Xiamen, or Amoy is a small town ( in Chinese terms , since it has more than two and a half million inhabitants) overlooking the Straits of Taiwan, and thanks to the advantageous geographical position has always been an important trading port.

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