China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai Wikipedia: China has the longest combined land border in the world, measuring 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan …

Fuzhou

Photo: Gary Todd, Approach Fuzhou – literally the ‘auspicious settlement’ – is the capital and one of the largest cities in Fujian province, China. The city hosts a unique hybrid event, the 44th session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Fuzhou? Are there any Creative Commons-licensed photos …

Beijing

Photo: Mark, Pegrum, Bird’s Nest Spotlight on Beijing (北京市), China Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/VCcGKa3wubXsH75o9 TimeCurrent time in Beijing Birdingbirdingbeijing.com – @BirdingBeijing FlickrBeijing Community World HeritageBeijing Central Axis seeks to become World Heritage Site before 2035 – Global Times Features Planeta.com

China Links

China Flag What would locals like visitors to know about China? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesChina’s Three Gorges Dam is one of the largest ever created. Was it worth it?https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/12/07/a-preview-of-your-chinese-futureIconic buildings: China’s Hanging MonasteryWorking with an Environmental NGO in China – Transitions AbroadChina’s biodiversity declines as human demands growChina Living Planet …

China Tourism

Photo: Pedro Szekely, Terracotta Warriors Spotlight on travel and tourism in China HeadlinesThe rapid rise of ‘red tourism’ in China – CNN Elsewhere on the Webchina.org.cn/travel – @chinaorgcnchinatravelnews.com – @traveldailycn Governmentmct.gov.cn Embedded Tweets WikipediaMinistry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China Planeta.com

Wild China

China Flag Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild China – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. WildlifeChina’s rich and abundant flora and fauna is attributed to its diverse climate and geography. China is home to giant panda, Siberian tiger, Yangtze river …

Tang ping

Lingo Cards Tang ping (躺平) = a trend in China that rejects societal pressures of hard work or overwork, such as the 996 working hour system HeadlinesThese Chinese Millennials Are ‘Chilling,’ and Beijing Isn’t HappyThe low-desire life: why people in China are rejecting high-pressure jobs in favour of ‘lying flat’ Videos WikipediaTang ping996 working hour …

Tiananmen Square

Photo: Audrey, Square Wikipedia: Tiananmen Square is a city square in the city center of Beijing, China, located near the city’s Central Business District and named after the eponymous Tiananmen located to its north, which separates it from the Forbidden City. HeadlinesIn photos: World remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre Wikipedia1989 Tiananmen Square protestsTiananmen Square Planeta

Tiananmen 1989

China Flag Remembering the 1989 protests in China HeadlinesIn photos: World remembers Tiananmen Square MassacreThe story behind the iconic ‘Tank Man’ photoTiananmen Square 30th anniversary: How China erased iconic ‘tank man’ image for young peopleMemories – New Yorker Wikipedia1989 Tiananmen Square protestsTiananmen Square Planeta.com