Great Wall in NW China needs more protection

According to a Chinese saying, “One who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a hero.” If the opposite is true, there’s no questioning how Fu Kaishun stacks up. Fu, 66, a retired civil servant who is fascinated with the Great Wall, decided to walk the 100-kilometer stretch of the Great Wall located in […]

China’s nature reserves exceed global average

The size of nature reserves in China reached almost 15 percent of the country’s total land area by the end of 2012, exceeding the global average of 12 percent. Li Ganjie, vice-minister of environmental protection, announced the figure at a celebration of the 2013 International Day for Biological Diversity on Wednesday. The figure has grown […]

Former Residence of Pu Songling in Shandong

The Former Residence of Pu Songling is located in Pujiazhuang Village, Zibo City in east China’s Shandong Province. Pu Songling (1640-1715 AD), known as the “king of short stories in the world”, is an outstanding writer and novelist in Qing Dynasty. He was born in a downfallen landlord family. Despite repeatedly participation of the provincial […]