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The term "Silk Road" was popularized by European explorers in the nineteenth century. German scientist Ferdinand von Richthofen coined the term in 1877, while attempting to follow its eroded pathways centuries after the world economy had come to rely
A man in Shaoguan, Guangdong province, killed himself accidentally while playing with a shotgun, and his family received compensation of 50,000 yuan ($8,210) from the gun's owner, New Express reported on Friday. The man, surnamed Zhang, had dinner
18 February 2014 17 shares Ms Yang posed as globetrotting Interpol agent 'Mr Li' in order to con various middle-aged single women out of money and possesions A 54-year old Chinese woman conned victims out of thousands by claiming she was a '
Born under the astrological sign of Aquarius, she finds it easy to communicate and was even termed the social queen by her colleagues and friends...After exhausting days at work, she embraces the sound of silence. I'm too tired after 10 hours at work
Renowned filmmaker Zhang Yimou has found himself in deep water. Not only has he been fined 7.48 million yuan ($1.24 million) for violating the family-planning policy, but many Chinese want even harsher punishment. The tidal wave of malignancy
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday it will subsidize a local charity group that is arranging a visit by a boy who was at the center of a custody tug-of-war between relatives in Brazil and Taiwan a decade ago. The ministry "will offer around
An equestrian reins a horse to perform the maneuver, Dancing Horse Catching Bowl in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, Oct 17, 2013. The horsemanship is a revival of feats performed by court horses as seen in a drawing on a silver pot from the Tang Dynasty (AD
The festival's funding prizes went to notable Asian directors including Kim Jee-woon, Wayne Wang and Wang Wei-ming. The Busan International Film Festival's nine Asian Project Market prizes went to big names in the Asian industry on Thursday evening.
9 October 2013 0 View comments This community in southeast China is home to 7,000 fishermen refusing to conform to modern lives, remaining in their traditional floating homes on the sea. The Tanka people, also called boat people or 'gypsies of the
A dynasty is a family of rulers, who pass leadership from one generation to the next. In ancient China, there were many such dynasties. The Tang Dynasty 600-700ad was among the most famous, chiefly for the reforms that it was able to accomplish.<