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Heavy air pollution to hit northern cities until start of National People’s Congress 

Pollution will ease by Wednesday, forecasters say, but return with a vengeance on Friday for the following week

A new bout of air pollution is due to hit Beijing and other parts of north China today. 340 more words

Air Quality

CHINA 1997: WOODEN PAGODA IN YINGXIAN

I traveled to China in 1997, not even 20 years old, full of adventurous spirits and ideas. My Chinese was limited, as was my budget. Crappy hotels, long bus and train rides, fun people along the way, excellent food and unforgettable memories, that’s what I remember. 212 more words

1997

China 1997: DATONG

I traveled to China in 1997, not even 20 years old, full of adventurous spirits and ideas. My Chinese was limited, as was my budget. Crappy hotels, long bus and train rides, fun people along the way, excellent food and unforgettable memories, that’s what I remember. 206 more words

1997

07/01/17 - Ten Thousand To The Power of Ten Thousand Buddhas

Okay, this is where the trip really gets started. All that fun stuff I promised in the first few entries, fronted by a blog post that talked about… 1,141 more words

Photography

2017: Year of the Rooster

Ruan Hailin, a craftsman from Jiangsu Province, used paint brush to draw roosters on chicken eggs to welcome the upcoming Chinese lunar New Year… 46 more words

Art & Culture

Chinese Shopping Mall Marks Year of the Rooster with a Giant Statue of the Bird Sporting Donald Trump’s Infamous Hairdo

China gives Trump the bird

A Chinese shopping mall is ringing in the Year of the Rooster with a giant sculpture of a chicken that looks like US president-elect… 124 more words

Politics

Red Alert for Severe Smog in N. China

Severe smog plagues N. China, triggers ‘red alert’ in Beijing, 22 other cities 

The red alert will be activated at 8 p.m. Friday for Beijing and 22 other cities and is expected to last through December 21, according to government media. 55 more words

News Alert