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Beijing’s Old Summer Palace: computer modelling brings back to life imperial garden destroyed by British and French troops

A retired Tsinghua University architecture professor brings the landmark burned by British and French troops during the second opium war to vivid life.

15 Jan 2019 - 6:32AM

A retired Tsinghua University architecture professor brings the landmark burned by British and French troops during the second opium war to vivid life.

Beijing’s Old Summer Palace: computer modelling brings back to life imperial garden destroyed by British and French troops
Traditional Chinese archery: bow makers on target to resurrect lost martial art

Two decades ago, Chinese archery appeared extinct, but renewed interest in the practice – the third of the six noble competencies – and demand for artisanal weapons has brought it back from the brink

18 Oct 2018 - 10:42AM

Two decades ago, Chinese archery appeared extinct, but renewed interest in the practice – the third of the six noble competencies – and demand for artisanal weapons has brought it back from the brink

Traditional Chinese archery: bow makers on target to resurrect lost martial art
China cautious about new subway projects in latest investment push
World’s largest animatronic dinosaurs factory in China

In the 1970s, oil prospectors uncovered one of the world’s richest deposits of Jurassic-era fossils just outside the Sichuan city of Zigong. Over the past decade, the city has developed the world’s largest industry for large-scale animatronic dinosaurs, accounting for more than 80 per cent of the total global market. Guo Qihong established Zigong’s biggest dinosaur company, Gengu Longteng, in 2007.

1 Sep 2018 - 5:03PM

In the 1970s, oil prospectors uncovered one of the world’s richest deposits of Jurassic-era fossils just outside the Sichuan city of Zigong. Over the past decade, the city has developed the world’s largest industry for large-scale animatronic dinosaurs, accounting for more than 80 per cent of the total global market. Guo Qihong established Zigong’s biggest dinosaur company, Gengu Longteng, in 2007.

World’s largest animatronic dinosaurs factory in China
China’s dinosaur factory: behind the scenes at an animatronics manufacturer, where prehistoric beasts come to life

The artisans of Zigong in Sichuan province are hitting the replica-dinosaur ball out of the Jurassic park, supplying four out of every five models of the prehistoric beasts around the world

25 Sep 2018 - 12:43PM

The artisans of Zigong in Sichuan province are hitting the replica-dinosaur ball out of the Jurassic park, supplying four out of every five models of the prehistoric beasts around the world

China’s dinosaur factory: behind the scenes at an animatronics manufacturer, where prehistoric beasts come to life
Poisoned pets
1 Aug 2005 - 12:00AM
Poisoned pets
Walk on the wild side
4 Jul 2005 - 12:00AM
Walk on the wild side
Goodbye to the big smoke
20 Jun 2005 - 12:00AM
Goodbye to the big smoke
Thin blue line
12 Sep 2005 - 12:00AM
Thin blue line
Death of a tyrant
10 Jan 2010 - 12:00AM
Death of a tyrant
Recipe for good relations
29 Aug 2005 - 12:00AM
Recipe for good relations
Slippery slope
15 Aug 2005 - 12:00AM
Slippery slope
The needle and the damage done
24 Feb 2008 - 12:00AM
The needle and the damage done
History in the making
7 Nov 2010 - 12:00AM
History in the making
Quality counts
26 Sep 2005 - 12:00AM
Quality counts
Boyfriend trouble
4 Apr 2010 - 12:00AM
Boyfriend trouble
Crying for help
2 Aug 2009 - 12:00AM
Crying for help
Outsourcing lead eludes China
12 Dec 2007 - 12:00AM
Outsourcing lead eludes China
Zhang Huping
21 Feb 2010 - 12:00AM
Zhang Huping
Song and dance
18 Jul 2005 - 12:00AM
Song and dance