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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Six Dynasties Museum Reveals Roman Empire Comparisons

Step into Nanjing’s Oriental Metropolitan Museum, and immediately take a look to your right. Note the chronologies of emperors and nations, comparing the time...

Biaoqing; Code Words for Young Chinese Netizens

Fu Yuanhui, an ordinary Chinese female swimmer, was catapulted to fame during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. However, she won great success for...

Soar into the Skies with Uni Students’ Stunt Kites

Stunt kite-flying is a fashionable sport, and quite a physical one, requiring much strength and energy. It was for these reasons that Li Jianzhong,...

Cartoon Character Colours City Calling Card

A little boy with sausage lips, small eyes and a school uniform is the unofficial city face of Nanjing. His name is “A Mei”...

Real Lives; An Ordinary Busker in Nanjing

It was a typical Friday evening outside the Zhujianglu station, lights lit and road busy. People coming and going, a young man with light...

Avoiding the May Day Holiday Crowds

With the May Day around the corner, a great number of people are planning to take a trip. Yet so many crowd the hot...

Green Dumpling; Tomb Sweeping Festival’s Bite of Spring

Qingming, 4th April this year, also known as Tomb Sweeping Day or Ancestors' Day, is usually a sign of the early spring. At this...

Using Nanjing’s Five Varieties of Private Shared Bikes

There are many new bikes to share. Perhaps you’ve seen them on the streets of Nanjing; bicycles of eye-catching silver, bright green, yellow or...

Jiangsu is Football’s New Promised Land

Sheer pandemonium broke out in February this year when Brazilian superstar Alex Teixeira announced his arrival at Jiangsu Suning FC, the Chinese Super League...

Highly Educated Ayi in China; Supply & Demand Mismatch

For a long time in China, ayis (nannies) has been considered to be an inferior group who has low social status and low educational...
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Eco Food on Our Doorsteps; Nanjing Goes Green

Back in 2006, USDA (United States’ Department of Agriculture) economist Fred Gales claimed that it is, “almost impossible to grow truly organic food in...