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  1. News - China Insider - CHINA DIGEST

    Nip and tuck for dancers; Wedding photos taken after 52 years

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:52am by Staff Reporters

    ... as they excavate 17 ancient tombs near Hohhot, Chinanews.com reports. Researchers say most of the tombs contain the remains of couples, with artifacts ranging from clay pots to bronze mirrors and ancient ...

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    Hornets kill three, Ferrari driver in hit-and-run, apology for ‘dogs’ jibe, free entry for poets

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 10:13pm by Staff Reporters

    ... attractions in the area without making the long drive down the country, the Qianjiang Evening News reports. The first service carrying about 60 cars arrived on Tuesday. Written in ancient stone More than 100 pieces of ancient calligraphy, including 53 examples from the Tang dynasty (618-907), are on exhibition at the Forbidden City, the former imperial palace in the centre of the capital, ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, May 1, 2013

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am

    ... reputation as an ancient city, with more than 3,000 years of history, the Changsha Daily reports. Many buildings use names with words- such as London, Paris, Global, International and World- ...

  4. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, March 11, 2013

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... traditional dresses worn by women in ancient times, in a bid to get attention, but none won job offers. JIANGXI Poachers too speedy Police in Nanchang failed to catch poachers on the Ganjiang River ...

  5. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 7, 2012

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... four and 7½ years in jail for stealing precious beams from an ancient temple that was built to honour the ancestors of people in Gulai town, Shengzhou, Zjol.com.cn reports. The theft took place in June, and the men were caught a few days later. Similar thefts of ancient temple beams, which are often elegantly carved, have been reported frequently in the province in recent years. ...

  6. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 9, 2013

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... that Fengxiang, one of the driest and poorest counties in the province, had resembled Venice, Italy, about 2,600 years ago, People's Daily reports. Evidence of ancient rivers, lakes, docks, bridges ...

  7. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 21, 2012

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the Guzang Festival, a grand event that takes place once every 13 years, from Saturday until November 29, www.gog.com.cn reports. According to ancient Miao songs, the festival was created to pay ...

  8. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China digest, August 13

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... ANHUI Aid for ancient pines Ancient pines at the Huangshan World Heritage site received a helping hand last week as the province braced for Typhoon Haikui, China National Radio reports. Special teams were assigned to watch and reinforced 54 trees that are more than 1,000 years old. The tree trunks were reinforced with ropes, and measures were taken to prevent soil erosion. Xinhua ...

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    China Digest, September 28, 2012

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... himself in. Salt farm claims heritage An ancient seaside salt farm in the Yangpu economic development zone has applied to be listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the Hainan Daily reports. Local ...



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