XiamenAir wins flight safety award
XiamenAir announced recently that the airline has logged four million hours of continuous safe flight time as of the end of August. The milestone earned for the airline the Civil Aviation Administration's Four-Star Flight Safety Award.
Musical performance to grace Xiamen Daily Readers' Festival
The Xiamen Daily Readers' Festival kicks off at the Bailuzhou Music Fountain Square on October 28. Activities during the event include a showcase for a number of original songs penned by local musicians.
Buddhist items fair appeals to international guests
The autumn edition of the China (Xiamen) International Buddhist Items and Crafts Fair kicked off last week at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center.
UC Riverside, Xiamen Univ sign agreement to educate doctoral students at UCR
The University of California, Riverside and Xiamen University have announced a new international partnership that identifies a pathway for Xiamen University graduates to pursue doctoral education at UC Riverside.
3-day Cross-Strait Book Fair attracts 100,000 visitors
The 13th Cross-Strait Book Fair drew to a successful conclusion in Xiamen on Sunday (October 15).
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.
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.
Xiamen to standardize English names for local dishes
City officials are releasing a series of standardized translations for local landmarks, streets and cultural attraction in association with the Xiamen Translators' Association.
Food carnival held on May 13th
On the afternoon of May 13th,a food carnival held in Xiamen Guanren International Community.
Zhongshan Road captures, protects timeless charm
With the flourishing Zhongshan Road, the Zhonghua community in Xiamen, a coastal city in East China's Fujian province, is eyeing more opportunities for prosperity and economic development.
A Taste of Home Comfort @ Somerset
Last Saturday, Somerset Software Park Xiamen, Ascott's first serviced apartment in Xiamen opened last year, has launched a “Somerset Carnival” featuring diverse home-cook delicacies with La Luna. With over 30 years’ experience, Ascott is a leading expert in providing ultimate home comfort to global business traveller.
The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University passes HIMSS EMRAM assessment
Between August 26th and 28th, 2017, the HIMSS Analytics review team conducted a three-day HIMSS EMRAM seven-level assessment of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University.
Fudan Zhongshan Xiamen Hospital put into use
After two years of construction and preparation, the Xiamen Branch of the Zhongshan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University Hospital (hence the name Fudan Zhongshan Xiamen Hospital) marked its grand opening on August 20.
Acupuncture can effectively reduce period pain
Acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medical practice, can effectively reduce the severity and duration of period pain, a new study has found.
Xiamen among top 10 cities with most shared bike riders
The latest report by the Data Center of China Internet (DCCI) predicts China's bike-sharing market will continue to grow thanks to investment and red-hot industrial competition.
Xiamen Cangjiang Theater to stage a Russian comedy tonight
On October 13th and 14th, Semianyki: The Family, a Russian comedy is going to perform in the Xiamen Cangjiang Theater. The comedy will tell a story about a couple with four children that shares their life in a humorous way.
Drum Off 2014 Champion visits Xiamen
Emerging American drummer Shariq Tucker visited Shanghai United International School,Xiamen Campus and delivered a masterful performance Tuesday (Oct. 10).
Carmen Flamenco dance burns Xiamen Cangjiang Theater
On September 29th, the classical Spanish flamenco dance from Seville, Carmen, debuted in Xiamen’s Cangjiang Theater. The colourful costumes, powerful drums and solo fire dance shocked the whole venue.
Gulangyu hosts first viola master class
A four-day series of viola classes and performances on Gulangyu kicked off last week.
Xiamen youth sing in Wellington to commemorate 30 years’ friendship
From August 1st to 8th, a group of 30 teachers and students from Xiamen Youth Palace Phoenix Artistic Troupe visited Wellington, New Zealand and Sunshine Coast, Australia.
Xiamen hosts IFSC World Cup Event
The International Federation of Sport Climbing concluded its World Cup Xiamen event on Sunday. The competition was the final stop of the event's China tour. More than 80 athletes from 20 countries joined the two-day event.
Xiamen’s biggest softball tournament returns for its 12th year
The 12th Annual Xiamen Straits Cup slow-pitch softball tournament will be this weekend, Saturday and Sunday October 21 - 22. Sixteen teams will participate this weekend, including the Amoy Bombers Softball Club.
Xiamen's scenic seaside slog
Beauty and brawn will combine as the scenic southeastern city of Xiamen plays host to elite triathlon series IRONMAN 70.3 on Nov 12.
Supamas leads by two in Xiamen
Supamas Sangchan put herself in contention for her second China LPGA Tour victory of the year on Thursday when the Thai fired a six-under 66 for a two-stroke lead in the opening round of the Xiamen Orient Masters in Fujian province.
Fun half marathon coming up in Xiamen
A half marathon relay featuring cosplay elements will be staged in Xiamen's Jimei district in Fujian province on Nov 19.
3X3 FISU World University League 2017 Finals kick off in Xiamen
On the morning of September 14th, the opening ceremony of the 3X3 FISU World University League 2017 Finals was held in Huaqiao University. 32 teams from five continents are taking part in the competition which runs from September 14th to 17th .
Hong Kong Plaza, Three Bedrooms, One Bathroom
Release Date:2017/10/08 Expires: Price: Rmb 6,600 per month Size:111 sq.m Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment/Flat District: Siming, Xiamen Address: Siming North Road Location: Hong Kong Plaza Leasing terms Utility charges included in price? No
Shimao Strait Tower, Two Bedrooms, One Bathroom
Release Date:2017/10/08 Expires: Price: Rmb 10,000 per month Size:120.98sq.m Floor:/62 Listing Type: For Rent District: Siming, Xiamen
Xinjing Garden, Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
Release Date:2017/09/28 Expires: Price: Rmb 4,400 per month Size:90sq.m Floor: /15 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment /Flat District: Siming, Xiamen Address: No.1860 Lvling Road Location: Xinjing Garden Leasing terms
Book-smart or Street-smart: Which Is Better?
Today, we will talk about the word "smart." Like many words, "smart" has lots of different meanings, depending on how and when you use it.
年字的古体由禾与人组成，像人拉禾的样子，表示谷物成熟了，收割了。庄稼一次成熟到下次成熟的周期是一年。 The ancient version of the character "年nián" resembles a person harvesting crops. Since "年nián" means year and the harvesting cycles for most crops are a year, the Chinese named each cycle "年nián".
Lesson 15 Buying Food in the Street
In China, food from Sichuan, Hunan or some other provinces is spicy. So it's necessary to learn to ask "Do you like spicy food?" in Chinese. You will find the answer in today’s lesson.
Talking About Study and Work 谈学习与工作 （tán xué xí yǔ gōng zuò）
朋友之间，特别是志向、兴趣、爱好相同的朋友之间，时常进行一种定期和定向的交谈，很有点研讨的意味。交谈的时间和内容，一般为事先约好，并有初步准备。交谈时，就学习或工作的某一方面进行深入的探讨，以交流思想，达成共识。 Sometimes among friends, especially among those who have the same aspirations and interests, a periodical talk is held and it’s somewhat an academic discussion. A periodical talk is usually prearranged and requires some preparations. People would talk about a certain aspect of work and study so as to exchange thoughts and share common ideas.