Posts Tagged ‘chinese’

Not a crime at the tip of tongue?

June 18, 2014


Dog is human’s friend in western countries, but maybe just another meat in China. Here are some pictures of an annual dog meat festival at Yulin City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (广西玉林).


Chinese students remember the victims of Sandy Hook shooting

December 16, 2012


Students at Liaocheng University (聊城大学), Shandong (山东) organized a blessing ceremony for the victims of Sandy Hook shooting.


A new Chinese font by a begger

October 21, 2011

He is handicapped. He actually does not have hands. But he created a new Chinese font while he is begging on street. 方正字庫 has decided to accpt his font as “Founder Xianren Simplified” (方正顯仁簡體). His name is Cui Xianren (崔顯仁).


Nuns praise the CCP

June 28, 2011

Source: Qin Quanyao’s blog

The CCP organizes monks and nuns to sing “red songs” to praise the CCP. Now, nuns have a new mother: the Chinese Communist Party.


Chinese papercut: Obama and bin Laden

May 18, 2011

Source: Ep0ch Times

This paper-cut is done by 36 years old artist Zhu Shanzhong (朱山中) of Hefei City. Mr. Zhu started learning paper-cut when he was 12.

CASA Organizations and Websites

April 29, 2011

It is not so easy to get a whole picture of the Chinese space industry structure and the same for the websites of space exploration related websites. This is probably due to the fact that the whole industry is somehow related to military and a tradition that China does not release information on its on going programs. However, there are still some useful websites that are dedicated to space news. I hope this blog entry will help its readers.

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The following list is based on the above org chart which is provided to me by one of my colleagues:


Another mountain road to school in China

April 4, 2011

Few days ago, I showed a mountain road for Chinese students to go to school. Such roads are pretty common in remote areas. Some roads are even worse. Here let me show you another road.

Students with torch to walk the steep mountain road in the rugged


The most difficult riddle

March 19, 2011


Ms. Liang Bei (梁蓓) is a Ph.D. professor, director of the International Real Estate Study Center, Beijing Foreign Economic and Trade University, director of CCIM China administration center, … So, she should be famous. But she just become truly famous nationwide recently by her surprising statement:


A math question in Beijing elementary school entrance exam

March 17, 2011

I’ve seen this question before. A Ph.D. student Wu Baojun (吴宝俊) of Chinese Academy of Science claimed that no one in his office could solve the problem. This time, it is brought up to media during the 2011 NPC & CPPCC sessions. So, let me translate it to English:

Given nine digits 1 through 9. You will be asked to separate them into different categories. For example, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9; and 2, 4, 6, 8 are separated by odd and even numbers. Now here are three categories: 1, 3, 7, 8; 5, 9; and 2, 4, 6. How are they separated?


Invitation to Heaven’s Lunch

March 11, 2011

I’d like to invite you to watch this micro-movie “Heaven’s Lunch” (天堂午餐). It lasts for only 6 minutes and has English subtitles. After 40 days since it was uploaded to a Chinese video website, four millions people have watched it.