Alle Einträge vom 10.3.2007

Unique proposal to promote Chinese culture

Saturday, 10.3.2007

“… A Kaifeng resident nicknamed Wu Huang has made a proposal on the Internet, petitioning all of the city’s 800,000 residents to wear costumes of the Song Dynasty (960 – 1279) and speak the ancient language during the Olympic season …” Quelle: Xinhua.


All along the watchtowers (diaolou)

Saturday, 10.3.2007

“Banditry – the scourge of travelers – has been rife in southern China for centuries. But it has put the city of Kaiping and its observation posts on the map as a potential World Heritage site. Steven Ribet reports.” Quelle: The Standard.


The “old husband young wife” syndrome

Saturday, 10.3.2007

Age no obstacle as older men seek young wives Von Carol Chung (The Standard).