Pandas Not In Black & White

China found a white panda in Sichuan Province in April 2019. The first panda donning other coloured coat, instead of in a trademark white & black outfit, was discovered in 1985 in a bamboo forest in Shaanxi’s Qinling mountain area, the third major habitat for giant pandas after Sichuan and Hubei. The latest field inspection carried out between 1999 and 2003 puts the panda population […]

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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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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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China’s Magic Plants

Believe it or not, this is not an artwork crafted by a human artist but a plant created by nature. Ganoderma, a genus of polypore mushrooms that grow on wood, is traditionally regarded in China as having a magic effect on youthful looking and longevity. In Chinese folk tales, some certain types of Ganoderma are also described as possessing a power […]

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Fan Zhongyan – A Great Chinese Statesman and Poet

Fan Zhongyan (范仲淹, 989-1052), a Suzhou native, was a great statesman, philosopher, writer, educator, military strategist of the Song Dynasty. His most memorable statements include: Be the first to bear the burden for the world and the last to enjoy the fruit of collective achievement. I’d rather speak up for the truth and die than keep silent and live. He did not […]

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5G and Huawei

On February 25, 2019, Huawei unveiled its foldable 5G phone with the largest extended screen in the world, which can be folded into a slim 6.6-inch smartphone and when unfolded it becomes an 8-inch tablet. Huawei Is Ready for 5G Solution Chinese tech giant Huawei unveiled by the end of 2018 the world’s first “5G solution-ready” commercial 7nm (nanometre) chipset Kirin 980 […]

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China’s Unusual Landforms

Earth Bears Witness This is a mountain scene in Dazhou, Sichuan Province, which looks like having a pair of semi-closed eyes. Stone Bridges Made by Nature A naturally formed rock arch bridge in Mt. Taihang in Hebei Province. Karst landscapes are typically seen in China’s southernmost provinces Guizhou, Guangxi and Yunnan. It is rather unusual to find this special landform […]

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