DUCK has always been featured in many of the highlights of Chinese cuisine. Every part of the fowl – from the head (including the tongue) down to the neck and all the way to the feet – can be turned into a delicacy.
XIAO Shao is the mother of a six-year-old boy. Like many young married couples in China, she and her husband have been under tremendous pressure from their parents to have another baby after the government relaxed its family planning policy and allowed couples to have a second child.
Tension escalates between China and Canada after a Canadian was retried for drug trafficking. Originally sentenced to 15 years’ jail, he now faces execution.
TOWARDS the end of last year, China launched a major space mission to send a lunar lander to explore the far side of the moon, which is mostly unknown territory. This historic expedition that began on Dec 8 will probably help scientists to uncover more secrets about the moon.
Technology is making it possible to do lots of work with less manpower and in less time. What future will this bring?
It’s the latest case of bad behaviour by children in a country where indulgent parenting is often in the spotlight.
The Chinese are quick to react, often with much vigour, when they feel that their country and culture have been slighted.
Despite a trade war with the US and a softening economy, the Chinese shattered sales records on Singles’ Day.
Authorities in China have introduced several measures including installing safety partitions to protect bus drivers from being disturbed by commuters.
Public funds are often spent to save visitors in trouble due to their reckless behaviour at tourist spots. However, the authorities have now started charging for emergency assistance.
“NEVER judge a book by its cover” is an English idiom that best describes Yuan Yinghui.
ON Oct 1, 1949, the Five-star Red Flag was raised at the Tian’anmen Square in Beijing for the first time, marking the formation of the People’s Republic of China and a new start for its people.