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Great Wall of Qin Dynasty
China Travel Guide - Travel in Inner Mongolia

   Great Wall of the Qin Dynasty
A section of the Great Wall of Qin Dynasty (221 to 206 BC) (qín cháng chéng 秦长城) stretches for 100 kilometres through the territory of Baotou (bāo tóu 包头), and the wall in Guyang County (gù yáng xiàn 固阳县), 10 metres high, presents a magnificent sight. A section located in Shiguai district (shí guǎi qū 石拐区) is the oldest existing part of the Great Wall.

China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

Tengchong County

Tengchong County (Téngchōng Xiàn 腾冲县) is situated in Baoshan City, western Yunnan Province, China. It is well known for its volcanic activity. It borders with Burma in the northwest with a boundary line of 151 kilometres long. It is 750 kilometres away from the provincial capital Kunming and 160 kilometers westward from Baoshan city.

掩耳盗铃 (yǎn ěr dào líng)
Learn Chinese - Chinese Idiom

altIn the Spring and Autumn period (chūn qiū 春秋时期,770-476 BC), a thief had stolen a bell and intended to carry it away on his back, but the bell was too bulky and heavy to be carried, so he tried to break it into pieces with a hammer to make it easier for carrying. On his first hit, however, the bell made a loud noise. He thus feared that the ringing sound might be heard by someone, who would come to rob him of his bell. His fright made him plug his own ears, while hitting the bell with the hammer. The bell sound was, nevertheless, audible to others and therefore to stuff his ears for the purpose of stealing a bell was a stupid action it is as foolish as burying one's head in the sand.

Sundial and Copper Kettle Clepsydra
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

      The Sundial
In ancient China, people calculated time according to the position of the sun, the moon and stars in the sky. However, such method was not very accurate. Afterwards, by watching the sun, someone designed a kind of time-counter to identify the time—the sundial (rì guǐ 日晷).

Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China
By Cool Han

If one’s life is a novel, Vicky has just started her first few chapters.

It was a breezy spring afternoon in Beijing, when the twenty-one-year approached me with a smile. She wore a dark brown jacket, black sweater, black skirt and black stockings. Is that the fashion of this season? I wondered.

Her hair is the color of gold but her roots are dark. A typical European girl should be like that, I believe. When she laughed a series of silver bells tenderly slipped out of her mouth: “Hey I’m Vicky, but you already know that.” Yes, thanks to today’s instant communication technology, we arranged everything through MSN before we met.

We went through buildings, gardens, blocks, and lobbies before we reached a tiny bar inside her school. An intricate maze for me is a piece of cake for her.

In no time, we were eating ice cream and chatting like old friends, though it was our first meeting. She was a bit shy, but her eyes told me that she was calm, warm and confident.
East China University of Science and Technology
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), founded in 1952 in Shanghai, is one of the national key research universities under the direct administration of the China Education Ministry. It is constituted with 16 academic schools specialized in science, technology, pharmacy, philosophy, administration, economy, law, literature, history and education. With its graceful environment and advanced facilities ECUST has begun to receive international students since 1950s’. So far over two thousands international students coming from as many as eighty countries and areas have studied in ECUST. 

Bringing a first aid kit with you to China
China Living Tips - Health

China Living TipsBringing a first aid kit with you to China will save you a headache - literally and figuratively. Many medications, or their equivalents, are available in China but you don't want to be navigating your way through a Chinese pharmacy or sitting in the ER when all you need is some diarrhea meds to help you with that spicy Sichuan food you ate yesterday.

Here's a list of things you should have with you...just in case.
International Marriage --- Thanks to WorldFriends Networks … we are thrilled and overjoyed.
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Vic and Elizabeth

International MarriageOn October. 9th, 2003, a young lady through your services e-mail me, calling herself Pinky. We've e-mail through about April and then she called me and we have been talking on the phone ever since. I travel to HongKong to meet her and her family and friends which at that time I asked her to be my wife and to live with me here in the U.S. We are now in the process of a Finacee Visa, which will take about 4-6 months. Hopefully some time in February. or March of 2005, we will be married. I love this woman with all my heart and though I was quite content with my life before I ever met her. Now I wonder how I can live without her. Without WorldFriends Networks this might have never happened.


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