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The Lijiang Ancient Town
China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan


       Old buildings in Dayan town
Lijiang (lì jiāng 丽江) is an ancient town at the foot of the Yulong Snow Mountain (yù lóng xuě shān 玉龙雪山)  in northwestern Yunnan (yún nán 云南). In 1997, it was put on the World Cultural Heritage List. Lijiang got its name from the Lishui (now Jinsha) River (lì shuǐ hé 丽水河), which flows through the town. All year round the snow-capped peaks are enticing people to come for a visit. The Lijing Ancient Town (lì jiāng gǔ chéng 丽江古城) is the center of Lijiang Naxi Ethnic Minority Autonomous County (lì jiāng nà xī zú zì zhì zhōu 丽江纳西族自治州).

Siping City
China Travel Guide - Travel in Jilin

Siping City

Siping (sì ping 四平) City, located in the hinterland of Songliao (sōng liáo 松辽) Plain, east to the branch of Changbai (cháng bái 长白) Mountains and west to Inner Mongolia Horqin (kē ěr qìn 科尔沁) Grassland, is the South Gate of Jilin Province. The city covers an area of 14080 km2 with a population of 3.3 million. During the period of China Revolutionary War, the famous and successful Siping War was broken out here. Therefore, the city is named Hero City, which is famous far and near. The mountains in Siping City are beautiful and exquisite. Hada (hā dá 哈达) Summit of Changbai Mountains connects all the mountains, which looks complex and steep. There are fascinating natural scenes and interesting cultural artifacts throughout Siping City. With the bright lakes, green trees and clear water, it's an ideal place for tourism.
Chinese Batik
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

                   Chinese batik
Batik (là rǎn 蜡染) is a wax-resist dyeing technique used on textile. Chinese Batik is also called La Ran (là rǎn 蜡染) in China. Researches show batik originates from ancient China. It was then called La Xie (là xié 腊缬). As early as in Qin (qín cháo 秦朝) and Han Dynasties (hàn cháo汉朝), people in southwestern minority regions of China, finding that wax can prevent from dyeing(rǎn 染), proficiently mastered the craft of batik. They used bees wax (là 蜡) and worm wax as material in preventing dyeing.

李代桃僵(lǐ dài táo jiāng )
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom


This idiom comes from a old folk song. The last two stanzas go like this:

One family has five brothers, all serving to a minister as attendants. Every five days, they go back home for a reunion, decorating their horses and garments with shining gold. They vie with each other for ostentation and extravagance, attracting crowds of onlookers along the road.

Northwestern Polytechnical University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Northwestern Polytechnical University is China’s only research-oriented, multi-disciplinary, and international university of science and technology, which simultaneously excels at Aeronautics, Astronautics, and Marine Engineering. The University emphasizes science and technology, while harmoniously developing the fields of management, humanities, economics, and law. 

Peter Nestmann: In Business, Location is Key
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

Foreigners in Guangzhou42-year-old Peter Nestmann, CEO of Allianz China General Insurance Company Ltd., believes it is essential to look to the future of your business and that where you are located is central to success.

In the heart of Guangzhou's Tianhe District, what looks like a gleaming blue shard of glass and steel rises 1,444 feet into the burning summer sky over Zhujiang Avenue West. Completed in 2010, the International Finance Center (IFC) is the ultimate statement of the city's quest to become the financial center of the region, three years earlier in 2010 having been named one of the five National central cities in the People's Republic of China. 
International Friendship Stories --- It was April 28th and that day was my birthday
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International Friends --- It was April 28th and that day was my birthday
victoyjoy, China and Chris, France

I went online as usual. Then i noticed that someone sent me an email. It said that he wanted to chat with me, and maybe be a friend of mine. He is from Paris in France and i am from China. Although i am an english major undergraduate student. My english is not very well so is he. we just chatted and then i thought i should tell him.Anyway, it was a special day for me. i told him that day was my birthday then he was very surprised and asked me if it was true. i responded him it was really the truth. He said "i just feel surprised.because today is my birthday too'. i was very happy and could not describe my feeling. Because i think maybe something is really predestined. we had a good chat that night and i considered him as a good friend of mine. Maybe you will ask me the result of it.i think the result is that we become international good friends. That is enough for me and just want to treasure it.


Pearl Wholesalers in Shanghai
China Living Tips - Shopping & Leisure

China Shopping

Pearl's Circles tops the First Asia Jewelry Plaza near Shanghai's Yuyuan or Yu Garden Bazaar area. As you leave the escalator on the third floor, you'll be overwhelmed by the sheer number of pearls and stones in every design you can imagine. The vendors will call out to you and it'll be hard to get comfortable, so walk around, then saddle up to a counter and start looking. Get your bargaining gloves on and buy ready-to-wear, or design your own jewelry and have it made up in a few minutes.

International Friends

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