Lianshi water town: Past and present

The Grand Canal sweeps by the writer’s hometown, suffusing him with childhood memories and a vista point to gaze into a country on the rise, observes Raymond Zhou. Every time I visit my hometown, I go to the riverside and sit there for a few minutes. It has become a ritual of sorts. I walk […]

Significant Yangtze River in China

Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia and third longest river in the world only after Nile in Africa and Amazon in South America. Rising high from the Tanggula range in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, it flows for 6,418 kilometers eastward across most southern part of China. Before it empties itself into East Sea in Shanghai, […]

Visitors spend holiday in Chengde, Hebei Province

Tourists enjoy themselves on a pleasure-boat in the Summer Resort in Chengde, north China’s Hebei Province, June 12, 2013. As summer comes, tourist destinations in Chengde attracted many visitors during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival vacation from June 10 to June 12. Chengde is a city well known for its imperial summer resort of the […]