A CHINESE VILLAGE HOUSE WITH 118 ROOMS

This is a giant village house supported by 1,322 timber columns, located in the outskirts of Shaoxing in Zhejiang Province. Shaoxing is an ancient city with a rich cultural tradition and the homeland to some prominent figures in Chinese history, including the greatest hydraulic engineer and last ruler of Xia Dynasty Yu the Great (大禹, 4,000 BC), China’s greatest calligrapher […]

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WATER SHORTAGE SOLUTIONS FROM CHINESE PEASANTS

At the southwest of Hubei Province, there is Badong County; in the Badong, there is Gauze Cap Mountain; and on the west side of the mountain there is a 2-m wide canal about 1,100 metres above sea level. Who built this waterway into the formidable cliff face? A Courageous Water Shortage Solution from Chinese Peasants Located inland of China, Badong always has a water shortage […]

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PEASANT WORKERS HIT THE ROAD BEFORE CHINESE NEW YEAR

Peasant Workers Have no Money to Go Home Hundreds of Chinese peasant labours working at a building construction site in Dingyuan County of Anhui Province, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s hometown, blocked a main road linking to several cities on Sunday, Januarlly 31, 2015, over unpaid wages, causing serious traffic congestion in part of Anhui, news.qq.com reports. In the past decade or so, each year before the […]

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