Two years and four months after whistleblower Dr. Li Wenliang’s death from COVID-19, the “Wailing Wall” that emerged in the comments under his last Weibo post continues to serve as a repository for the hopes, dreams,...
Sep 27, 2010
The Weather Network reports on the annual tidal bore on the Qiantang river near Hangzhou, and the 150,000-strong festival crowds which gathered to watch: The entire event was captured on China’s Central Television and...
Sep 25, 2007
The Washington Post: Workers strung red lanterns and spruced up parks across the city for Tuesday night’s celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival, which for centuries has marked the end of harvest and the time in the lunar calendar when the moon is at its brightest. It is a time for family reunions, for moon-gazing and […]
Sep 24, 2007
From Xinhua via Shanghai Daily: In the run-up to Mid-Autumn Festival, today, the war for mooncake sales is heating up in stores and restaurants. Meanwhile, a discount mooncake market is booming on the Internet, with the number of related posts hitting 551 on a Beijing sub-BBS alone. One advertiser surnamed Wu said, “Mid-Autumn Festival is […]
Sep 23, 2007
This year’s Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 25th. It is a tradition for Chinese people to buy mooncakes to celebrate the festival. Do you want to know how a chef make mooncakes? See below:
Jun 17, 2007
On the second day of a three-day celebration of the New Year (according to the Dai calendar), Dai people along with visitors from other ethnic groups splash water on one another to bring good luck and drive away evil spirits. See more photos from Jongo News here.
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