Xiamen opens new freight train service to Budapest
A new freight train service linking the East China port city of Xiamen with Budapest, capital of Hungary, started Friday, making it the newest China-Europe freight train route.
Xiamen Airlines allows inflight mobile phone use, wifi
China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines announced Thursday they would allow mobile phone use on all their flights from Friday.
China, Israel launch incubator in Xiamen to promote technology cooperation
China and Israel launched an incubation center on Jan 17 in the eastern Chinese city of Xiamen to promote technology cooperation.
Xiamen among the 10 best cities for air quality
The 10 best cities usually are in southern coastal regions like Xiamen, Fujian province, and Haikou, Hainan province, or the regions with limited industrial growth like Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region, and Zhangjiakou, Hebei province.
Xiamen to build a whole industrial chain for gold and jewelry industry
A Cross-Straits Gold and Jewelry Industrial Park is expected to be established in Haicang district of Xiamen, Fujian province, according to its signing ceremony held on Jan 12.
Softball keeps you dreaming: Xiamen Softball League blooms
On Thursday nights,a group of softball lovers and amateur players regularly gather at the baseball field in Xiamen University.They are Xiamen Taifeng Baseball Team and Amoy Bombers Softball Club,two international baseball teams in Xiamen.
Team Rounds of the First Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition conclude
The team rounds of the first Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students was successfully concluded at Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School on 29th May.
The 1st Xiamen 'Little Diplomats' English Proficiency Competition wraps up individual rounds
The First Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students wrapped last weekend. Events were spread across the Xiamen University Affiliated Keji High School, Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School and Xiamen No. 3 Middle School.
Enjoy strawberry afternoon tea at Xiamen hotels
Sweet strawberries with a milkshake can make for a relaxed and lazy winter afternoon.
Xiamen Eating Castle stands out in Shapowei
On December 11th, as a gathering of Taiwanese snacks, Shapowei Eating Castle was formally settled in Xiamen. The castle is a new landmark for gourmet tourism that has gathered many traditional Minnan snacks. At present, there are forty five inhabitants in the castle, including nineteen Chinese Time-Honored Brands, which have been recommended by A Bite of China, and twenty two old and famous local shops with a history of more than twenty years. The Eating Castle is also on a mission to promote traditional culture. Located in Shapowei, the heart of old Xiamen, the gourmet castle is a comfortable place to feel some peace and relaxation, a place to taste an authentic snack. In order to let more people enjoy authentic snacks, the Shapowei Eating Castle is going to hold a month-long activity for million people to eat for free!
Wine festival a grape success in Xiamen
A wine and music festival was held in the coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian province from Nov 17 to 18.
Shapowei vegetable market to be renovated
The Shapowei Community and the sub-district of Xiagang jointly announced last week a renovation plan for the agriculture produce market on Daxue Road. The plan includes elements suggested by a cultural and creative company as well as students from universities in Xiamen.
Small diet changes may prolong life
Study finds that consuming more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and fatty fish may boost one's chances of living longer.
Construction begins on new branch of Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital
Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for its new eastern branch in Tong'an. Located at the intersection of Xifu Road and Xike Street, the branch will include facilities for medical treatment, disease prevention, teaching and scientific research.
Three self-service drug vending machines put into use in Xiamen
What can we do if we need medicine when the pharmacy is closed at night? Recently, there is a new kind of self-service drug vending machine standing in front of a pharmacy next to Ruijing Commercial Plaza. Even at midnight, people can buy daily medicines they require.
HPV vaccine developed by XMU gets permission for clinical testing
A second-generation HPV vaccine has been approved by China Food and Drug Administration for clinical testing, the developer said Wednesday.
2017 Golden Spring Cup National Fitness Contest opens in Xiamen
November 14th , the 2017 Golden Spring Cup National Fitness Contest, was held in Xiamen Sports Center.
Run for Fun promotes healthy lifestyle in Xiamen
The 2017 Vanke Run for Fun was held in Xiamen, Fujian province on Oct 28.
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra visits Xiamen
On December 31st, the Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra performed a wonderful symphony concert at Xiamen Cangjiang Theater from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm to celebrate the rapidly arriving 2018.
Hip-Hop world champions gather in Xiamen
Riding on the nationwide wave of interest in the entertainment show "Chinese Hip-Hop”, the three-day "Hip-Hop Xiamen” came to town and on December 24th concluded.
Dynamic Yunnan to be staged in Xiamen
From December 12th to December 13th, "Dynamic Yunnan", a large-scale song and dance musical created by Chinese choreographer Yang Liping, will be staged in Xiamen Banlam Grand Theater .
Xiamen hosts press conference for New Year's Concert 2018
Oriart hosted a press conference last week announcing plans for the city's upcoming New Year Concert on December 31. Guest performers include Veronica Nunes and Ricardo Vogt Duo, who have won a total of three Grammy Awards.
Crew of a John Woo film on movie promo tour to Xiamen
John Woo’s Manhunt, a remake of the 1976 Japanese thriller ,is going to release in the Chinese mainland on November 24th.
Speed and passion: China Drift Championship Finals 2017
The China Drift Championship Finals 2017 were held in Xiamen on the 13th January when eleven teams, from all across the country, participated in the competition. The whole contest was passionate and the audience was burning with excitement as they saw cool colors coupled with the roar of car engines drifting and turning.
Tree climbing championship wraps up in Xiamen
The China Tree Climbing Championship, the first international one of its kind in China, came to a close in Xiamen, Fujian province on Dec 10.
2017 Asian Golf Championship tees off in Xiamen
Asian Tour rookie William Harrold of Britain exploded into life in the opening round of the 2017 Asian Golf Championship, shooting a new course record of an eight-under-par 64 to lead by four here on Thursday.
Xiamen International Football Club in full swing
On the shores of beautiful Yundang Lake, there is an international football club-Xiamen International Football Club (XMIFC). Formed of players from 35 different countries,the club was founded in August 2006 by three football lovers, namely Danilo from Germany, Peter from Taipei and Xiao Xu from Xiamen.
Tefang G01 Xinzuo, Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms
Release Date:2018/1/3 Expires: Price: Rmb 8,800 per month Size:180 sq.m Floor: /12 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment/Flat District: Siming, Xiamen Address: No.385-413, Xiahe Road
Gulong Mingzhu, Three Bedrooms, One Bathroom
Release Date:2018/1/2 Expires: Price: Rmb 3,600 per month Size:130sq.m Floor: /12 Listing Type: For Rent District: Jimei, Xiamen Property Type: Apartment/Flat Address: No.1-28, Yindou Beili Location: Gulong Mingzhu
Yuantong Center, One Bedroom, One Bathroom
Release Date:2018/1/3 Expires: Price: Rmb 2,000 per month Size:40sq.m Floor: /31 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment /Flat
Separable Phrasal Verbs
Today we look at some often-used phrasal verbs. This type of phrasal verb allows a direct object to come between the verb and the preposition or adverb.
Chinese students in the eyes of their Malaysian peers
古体天字，是在大字的上边加上一个大圆点，天字的本意指人的头顶。 "天" in its earliest form was a combination of the character "大" (big, large) and a big dot on it. The original meaning of "天" is the top of one's head.
Lesson 28 At the Travel Agency
Do you know how to say “souvenir” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
Traditional Chinese Painting 中 国 画（zhōng guó huà）
Traditional Chinese painting is highly regarded around the world for its expression and technique. Compared with Western paintings, a Chinese painting is not restricted by focal point in its perspective. A traditional Chinese artist could paint on a long and narrow piece of paper or silk all the scenery that runs along the Yangtze River. It can be said that the adoption of a shifting perspective is one of the distinctive features of Chinese painting.