Monthly Archives: August 2016
On the northern bank of the Yarlung Tsangpo River is the Samye Monastery. Boasting a 1,300-year history, this monastery in Shannan, in the southern part of the Tibet autonomous region, is the earliest Buddhist monastery in Tibet.
When President Xi Jinping and the then British Prime Minister, David Cameron, downed a pint of beer at a pub in England, in October, the beer in question immediately became a must have for hundreds of thousands of drinkers in China.
Forty-three years after joining his prime minister father on a visit to the Forbidden City, Justin Trudeau, now the Canadian prime minister himself, was welcomed by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday at the UNESCO World Heritage site as he started an eight-day visit to China.
Lucy, one of the best known ancestors of humans to ever roam the earth, may have died after a fall from a tree, University of Texas researchers said on Monday after studying her 3.18-million-year-old fossilized remains.
Since mid-August, about 20 artists from a dozen countries, including China, the Netherlands, Canada, Spain and the Czech Republic, have gathered in the city of Zhoushan to make sand sculptures of famous landmarks ahead of the upcoming G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon commended China for leading the G20 toward an action agenda that supports development and climate change.