China Links

China Flag What would locals like others know about China? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesChinese artist Badiucao: Drawing truth to power – CBSChina’s Three Gorges Dam is one of the largest ever created. Was it worth it?A Preview of Your Chinese FutureIconic buildings: China’s Hanging MonasteryWorking with an Environmental NGO in …

Wild China

Wordcloud: Biodiversity Conservation in China (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com launches our guide to Wild China – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism / conscious / local / responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP with the theme “Ecological Civilization: Building …

China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai (Some rights reserved) 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, …

China Tourism

Photo: Pedro Szekely, Terracotta Warriors (Some rights reserved) 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

Kunming

Photo: Merryly (Some rights reserved) Kunming, China hosts the 15th Biodiversity COP in early 2022. Our spotlight on this city. Kunming is the capital and the largest city of Yunnan province. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/sYwcC1LC49zqCX3u5 Questions = 问题 Wèntí What would locals like others know about Kunming? = 当地人会像其他人一样了解昆明吗? Dāngdì rén huì xiàng qítā rén yīyàng liǎojiě …

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 others know about Fuzhou? Natural WorldFuzhou lies on the north bank …

Quanzhou

Photo: Tommy Wong, Sculpture Quanzhou was China’s major port for foreign traders, who knew it as Zayton,during the 11th through 14th centuries. The nomination of the Historic Monuments and Sites of Ancient Quanzhou (Zayton) as a World Heritage site was discussed at this week’s World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC and referred back to the state …

Tiananmen 1989

China Flag Remembering the 1989 protests in China HeadlinesIn Hong Kong, memories of China’s Tiananmen Square massacre are being erasedIn 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

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong (Some rights reserved) Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/jiYkkoftY9ejQw3c8 HeadlinesPhotos: What Hong Kong’s hundreds of thousands of protesters want now – QuartzDrone Film – Mariana …

Wuhan

Photo: Evernory Spotlight on Wuhan, China Wikipedia: Wuhan (simplified Chinese: 武汉; traditional Chinese: 武漢) is the capital of Hubei province, People’s Republic of China. It is the largest city in Hubei and the most populous city in Central China, with a population of over 11 million, the ninth most populous Chinese city, and one of …