The Chinese government has designated September 30th as a national Martyrs’ Day to...
by Melissa M. Chan | Dec 16, 2012
As Britain is split over attracting Chinese tourists and visa plans posing a security threat, AFP reports Britain is now looking towards Chinese tourists for Christmas cheer: Congee and dumplings are on the breakfast menu at...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 13, 2012
China Daily reports Singles’ Day promotions have successfully draw in online shoppers. This report comes amid the shift in political power with the 18th party congress and claims of the continuing need for economic growth: By 7...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 1, 2012
As China commenced a week-long National Day vacation known as Golden Week, authorities decided to do car travelers a favor and make the roads toll-free. With train tickets for the long holiday selling out fast, and an increasing...
by Paulina Hartono | Mar 28, 2009
To recognize the 50th anniversary of the PRC’s rule of Tibet and the Dalai Lama’s exile, China has declared March 28th to be a holiday that marks Tibetan emancipation. From Jason Subler of Reuters: China marked its...
by Sophia Cao | Feb 10, 2008
On Feb 5, 2008, nine migrant construction workers, holding up signs that read “repay my blood and sweat,” (还我血汗钱) blocked the main road near Dabeiyao Bridge and Jianwai Soho in Beijing, causing serious traffic jams....
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