10 Amazing Asian Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune
Spend an afternoon exploring the city's ancient city walls ($8 to enter), which stand almost 40 feet tall and are among the best preserved in China. Rent a bike near the South (“Yongning”) Gate and take a leisurely ride along the 600-year-old structure ...
7 Amazing International Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune
Hotels rooms are down 18% year over year, Hotels.com found, averaging $78 a night. Excursions, food, and trinkets have also become easier on the wallet, thanks to a drop in the ... Spend an afternoon exploring the city's ancient city walls ($8 to enter ...
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'Kingdom of Daughters' in China Draws Tourists to Its Matrilineal Society
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It was morning in the lakeside village of Luoshui here in southwestern China. On a narrow side street, dusty from hotel construction nearby, a group of young workers, including Ms. Ke, 18, was preparing for another day of cultural pageantry at the ...
Xinhua Insight: More Chinese farmers move out of poverty
YINCHUAN, Feb. 29, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Farmers are seen busy working on farmland as the plowing and sowing season comes along, in Yongning County, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Feb. 29, 2016. (Xinhua/Wang Peng). GUIYANG ...
Power giants expand grid projects
Chi Yongning, chief engineer at new energy department of China Electric Power Research Institute, said safe and stable transcontinental electricity grids require abundant power. "To ensure systematic safety, it is crucial that the power transmission is ...
Tampa gets a new Sister City: Lanzhou, China
... Medicine; USF Health assistant vice president of international affairs Lynette Menezes; Absolute Mobile Solutions president Alfred Goldberg; USF internal medicine department chairman John Sinnott; and Lanzhou city officials Yongning Yue, Zhaocheng ...
Book Review: Joseph F. Rock and His Shangri-La
Warlords, bandits, hostile natives and treacherous roads subject to dangerous sudden weather changes – this was the situation in Yunnan and the rest of western China in the 1920s. The fall of the Qing Dynasty, followed by the turmoil of World War II ...
Subtle charm of Yinchuan
There are two kinds of travellers. The types who like to visit major tourist hotspots and then those who prefer to go to destinations off the beaten path. If you fall in the latter category, then Yinchuan, a city in the heart of China, has just become ...
An end to matriarchy?
... Yongning township's only remaining traditional Mosuo village, Walabie in Lijiang City, Yunnan province. Yongqing is not alone. Mosuo youngsters from the Naxi ethnic group have their own ideas about the traditions of the last matriarchal society in ...
Arabic language opens doors for Chinese
Students in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region are taking advantage of their Muslim background to do business with the Middle East. Mu Qian reports. In Northwestern China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, Muslims find knowledge of the Arabic language ...
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