Along the Route of the Ancient Silk Road

In 114 BC, Chinese Emperor Wudi of the Han Dynasty decided to send Zhang Qian as his envoy to the foreign states on a diplomatic mission. Zhang Qian and his royal entourage and military guards began their journey from the capital city Chang’an (Xi’an), travelling through today’s Gansu, Xinjiang provinces, via Afghanistan, Iran, Russa, Greek to Rome in today’s Italy, […]

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China’s New Development in Rice Farming

Chinese Engineers Have Built Driverless Rice Transplanters A driverless rice transplanter is at work in a paddy field in China. Rice transplanting from nursery to field is one of the most labour-intensive and physically demanding farmworks in China, which requires the workers to bend their body to reach the wetland during the entire process. The driverless auto-transplanters can surely free […]

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China’s New Bridges

Infrastructure is one of the foundations for the economic development of any nation, while roads and bridges are among the most important infrastructure. Below are some bridges constructed in recent decades in China. Beipanjiang Bridge, the world’s tallest bridge that links two mountainous provinces – Guizhou and Yunnan – in southern China. A bridge in Xianju, Zhejiang Province in east […]

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A Plan to Nuke China

The US Government made a plan to nuke China and kill 30% of the total Chinese population living in 30 Chinese cities, according to a secret document unearthed late last year by George Washington University’s National Security Archive. The scheme known as Single Integrated Operational Plans (SIOP) was initiated between 1962 and 1964 under President Lyndon Johnson’s administration. The objective […]

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Dream of the Red Chamber

Dream of the Red Chamber is one of the great classic Chinese novels, along with Three Kingdoms Warfare, Water Margin and Journey to the West. The setting of the story is based on the political, social and cultural environment of the Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644), the final stage of the classic Chinese civilisation. Through the meticulous depiction of the […]

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