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nature places to visit in China
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Ten nature places to visit in China

China is filled with countless places that enchant visitors, with its mix of an ultramodern metropolis, small villages where little has changed over the centuries, … Read more

China bets on duty-free paradise to keep luxury spenders at home
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China bets on duty-free paradise to keep luxury spenders at home

Sanya, China (Reuters) – China’s efforts to lift local consumption, spur domestic tourism and keep within its borders citizens that splurge in Milan or Seoul have spawned a duty-free paradise on the southern island of Hainan that it hopes will satisfy a lust for luxury.

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Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome-folk illness
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Koro, shrinking genitals syndrome

Koro, known as a shrinking penis (or testicles, scrotum, or vulva in case of a female patient), is a folk illness or culture-bound syndrome specific … Read more

Hai Rui dismissed from his office
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Rare images: the destruction of a Confucian temple triggers the Cultural Revolution

The Tomb of Hai Rui in Haikou on Hainan Island was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution by gangs of angry kids (later, the red guards) … Read more

Chinese New Year at Sanya
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Spending the Chinese New Year holidays in Sanya isn’t the best idea

Chinese New Year, Chunjie, is approaching fast and hundred of millions of people are moving in China. Many people just try to go home, while others buy tickets to go to the most trendy destination.

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crazy buildings
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21 crazy buildings in China

Chinese website 163.com compiled a gallery of the 21 craziest buildings built in recent decades in China. In recent years, cities’ urban development become a … Read more

abuses against animals in Traditional Chinese Medicine
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20 pictures of Traditional Chinese Medicine animal markets (Graphic Content)

“Wildlife Silent Hill” is an explicit report by a Chinese photographer on the abuses against animals in Traditional Chinese Medicine markets scattered in Southern China … Read more

Sanya slum
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The demolition of the largest slum in Sanya, the desolation of the people

In Sanya, began the demolition of Phoenix Village (Fenghuang Town), a large slum on the outskirts of Sanya, in the tropical island of Hainan, leaving … Read more