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Ghana’s Ambitious $21.5 Billion Railway Project – Set to Change The Face of The Country

In this video, we’ll present our short documentary report about Ghana’s mega railway project. To improve transport and the logistic chain and also accelerate economic growth, Ghana has out doored a mega railway construction project, to connect all the major … Continue reading

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What Makes These Potatoes Stretchy

Yang Youping proudly serves Yunnan cuisine at his restaurant in Beijing. Yunnan is a province in southwestern China known for fare like pounded potatoes. They look a lot like mashed potatoes, but pounded potatoes have got a unique stretch to … Continue reading

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How Chinese characters evolved | The Origin of Chinese characters | EXPLORE MODE

Chinese characters are beautifully designed and have an air of wisdom to them. But there’s more to Chinese characters than aesthetics — they’re a reflection of 3,000 years of cultural evolution. In this Explore Mode, we dive into the history … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Rainbow Glass Panels Emit a Rotating Kaleidoscope in a Playful Kindergarten

In Tianshui, China, a clear dome casts sunlight onto 483 polychromatic glass panels lining a kindergarten’s windows, railings, and doorways. It gives the spacious building a kaleidoscopic effect, refracting varying hues onto the white walls and minimalist wood furnishings. “Color … Continue reading

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Nests of Gold – a short documentary

A visual journey following one of the world’s most expensive foods. From its creation in the remote island caves of the Philippines, to its transformation into the legendary Cantonese dish of “Bird’s Nest Soup” at a 3 Michelin Star restaurant, … Continue reading

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Metasequoia 水杉林

MelindaChan ^..^ Zhaoqing, Guangdong, China.

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As U.S. Blames China for Coronavirus Pandemic, Rest of the World Asks for Help

Staff load medical materials bound for Italy at Zhejiang Provincial People’s Hospital in Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang Province, March 17, 2020. Photo: Xinhua/Zheng Mengyu via Getty Images   AS THE NUMBER of coronavirus infections spirals out of control, the U.S. … Continue reading

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Chinese Zodiac 2020: Year of the Rat

2020 is a year of the Rat, starting from January 25th, 2020 and lasting until February 11th, 2021. It will be a Metal Rat year. In 2021,a year of the Ox will follow. The Year of the Rat is the … Continue reading

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Zhuangzi Explained: Legendary Chinese Parables for freedom, spontaneity & joy

Zhuangzi was one of China’s greatest thinkers. His ancient parables are legendary, designed to free you from society’s damaging constraints and recover your natural spontaneity. Sounds great, but can Zhuangzi’s ancient stories help us find freedom in our modern, complex … Continue reading

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How Mengzi came up with something better than the Golden Rule – Aeon

Eric Schwitzgebel is professor of philosophy at the University of California, Riverside. He blogs at The Splintered Mind and is the author of Perplexities of Consciousness (2011) and A Theory of Jerks and Other Philosophical Misadventures (2019).     There’s … Continue reading

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