Tuen Ng Festival Controversy - Part 2

Continuing with our Tuen Ng Festival Controversy article, here are the photos posted by Bae Chung Hee, a Korean college student at Beijing Language and Culture University, demonstrating the etiquette of eating Zongzi. Her photos have caused further uproar on the China-Korea Tuen Ng Festival dispute amongst Chinese netizens. The following are the photos she …

Tuen Ng Festival Controversy - Part 1

A recent social media post triggered a new round of cultural dispute on the Tuen Ng (Duan Wu) Festival (端午節) between China and South Korea. The Tuen Ng Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional Chinese holiday celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month based on the Chinese Lunar …

Poor Village in Jiangsu Province Builds China Pavilion Clone

As Shanghai World Expo opened on May 1, copycat started emerging in other part of China. A China Pavilion clone is under construction in Funing County(阜宁县), Jiangsu Province(江苏省). The clone is situated south of Funing downtown in a 40,000 square meter farmland just recently claimed by the local government for developing a square. Funing Government …

Sichuan Earthquake Survivors Extend Help To Qinghai

On April 14th, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Yushu(玉树) County, Qinghai (青海) province. On hearing the terrible news, survivors of 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake(汶川大地震)in Mianzhu city(绵竹), Sichuan province set to do everything they could because they knew how hard it was to live in debris. In the midnight of April 14th, the freezing wind roared outside. …

Shanghai World Expo Home-stay Program Ready to Stage

China Pavilion Shanghai’s World Expo is expected to attract 70 million visitors to Shanghai from May 1 to October 31 this year. After visiting the fairs and expositions, some visitors will also get a chance to experience the “Expo Families” of Shanghai. Modeled under Beijing 2008’s “Olympic Families”, “Expo Families” (世博人家) is a home-stay program …

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