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 […]

Good news! China has a tourism law

The new tourism law, adopted by China’s top legislature on Thursday, is good news for both tourists and businesses. The long-awaited law, which had been in embryo for about 30 years and undergone three readings by lawmakers in the past eight months, is designed to address industry woes, protect tourists’ interests and foster the industry’s […]

Qilou Arcade Streets in Haikou, China’s Hainan

Arcade architecture, with its origins dating back around 2,000 years to ancient Greece, was introduced to Haikou by overseas Chinese merchants from 1820-1840. Standing between two and four stories in height, a Qilou has its ground floor set back halfway into the building so that it can be used as a storefront to take shelter […]