Tainan becomes member of League of Historical Cities

Tainan becomes member of League of Historical Cities

The League of Historical Cities announced July 25 that the southern Taiwan municipality of Tainan has been approved as a new member. “Membership in the nonprofit intercity organization will raise Tainan’s visibility in the world and help foster the country’s ties with international society,” Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te said. “Tainan is the first city in […]

U.S. House passes resolution apologizing for Chinese Exclusion Act

U.S. House passes resolution apologizing for Chinese Exclusion Act

U.S. House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed a resolution apologizing for discriminating laws targeting Chinese immigrants at the turn of the 20th century. Congressional leaders hailed the approval of the resolution as a “historic” moment for the Chinese American community. In a voice vote, the House passed H. Res. 683, a bipartisan resolution that […]

World War II bomb dug out in Hanzhong, Shaanxi

World War II bomb dug out in Hanzhong, Shaanxi

A World War II aerial bomb was dug out on a construction site in Hanzhong, Shaanxi on June 4. The bomb was left by Japanese during the bombing of Hanzhong in the Second World War. The length of the unexploded bomb is about one meter, after the bomb was found, local police rushed to the […]

21,196.18 km: latest survey unveils the accurate length of the Great Wall

China’s existing Great Wall, which first kicked off construction more than 2,200 years ago, is 21,196.18 kilometers long, according to the latest survey results released by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage (国家文物局 SACH) on Tuesday. An archeological survey jointly conducted by the SACH and the former State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping since 2007 […]

4000-year-old prehistoric portraits discovered in Inner Mongolia

4000-year-old prehistoric portraits discovered in Inner Mongolia

Eighteen cliff paintings dating back over 4,000 years have been discovered by archaeologists in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, an official said Sunday. The prehistoric portraits were unearthed in the Yinshan Mountains in Urad Middle Banner (an administration division of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region), said Liu Binjie, head of the Cultural Relics Bureau […]

Chinese Magazine Covers: Xinhai Revolution

Chinese Magazine Covers: Xinhai Revolution

The Xinhai Revolution, which began with the Wuchang Uprising on October 10, 1911 and ended with the abdication of the “Last Emperor” Puyi on February 12, 1912, is named after the Xinhai year in the sexagenary cycle of the Chinese calendar. The Xinhai Revolution marks the end of over 2,000 years of Imperial China and […]

The Louvre Receives the Forbidden City

The Louvre Receives the Forbidden City

A selection of 130 objects from Beijing Imperial Palace Museum will join the exhibition “The Forbidden City in the Louvre. Emperors of China and the kings of France”, held from September 29 to January 9 in Louvre Museum. The exhibition will present the artistic talents of some ancient Chinese emperors as well as scientific and […]

China Issues White Paper on Peaceful Development

China Issues White Paper on Peaceful Development

China’s Peaceful Development Information Office of the State Council The People’s Republic of China September 2011, Beijing Contents I.The Path of China’s Peaceful Development: What It Is About II.What China Aims to Achieve by Pursuing Peaceful Development III.China’s Foreign Policies for Pursuing Peaceful Development IV.China’s Path of Peaceful Development Is a Choice Necessitated by History […]

China Years: The Leaders and Their Red Guards

China Years: The Leaders and Their Red Guards

August 18, 1966, Mao Zedong met with Red Guards in Tiananmen Square for the first time, opened the national Red Guard movement. During the early stage of the Cultural Revolution. Mao Zedong met with Red Guards eight times, received more than 12 million students and other young people in Tiananmen Square.