2017 Xiamen International Fashion Week unveils
On November 15th, a grand opening ceremony for the 2017 Xiamen International Fashion Week(XMIFW) was held, marking the official beginning of the 5-day fashion event.
Xiamen intl ocean week wraps up with deals worth $106 million
The 2017 Xiamen International Ocean Week concluded on Nov 9 with a total contract value of 700 million yuan ($106 million) and a potential contract value of 1.2 billion yuan.
Thai deputy PM visits Xiamen
Prajin Juntong, deputy prime minister of Thailand, paid a visit to Xiamen, Fujian province from Nov 7 to 9.
$22 million in fresh shrimp and crab imported in first 10 months
Xiamen imported 1,582 tons of fresh shrimp and crab worth 145 million yuan ($22 million) in the first 10 months of this year, an increase of 38 percent and 30.5 percent respectively year-on-year, according to Xiamen Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau (EEIQB).
Xiamen ranked as China's fifth-safest city
People's Daily recently released a ranking of the safest cities in China, with Beijing topping the list, followed by Nanjing, Jinan, Guangzhou and Xiamen. Criteria for the rankings included safety indices in the areas of economy, ecology, information security, public health and public order.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Famous American ophthalmologist to provide consultations in Xiamen
In the afternoon of October 29th and 30th, Professor Wang Mingwu from the University of Arizona College of Medicine will visit Xiamen to provide consultations for patients with eye diseases.
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.
Xiamen director wins big in Warsaw
Gao Zehao, a Chinese director born in Xiamen, Fujian province, has made a big splash in the international film industry, with his film To Kill a Watermelon winning the Grand Prix at the 33rd Warsaw International Film Festival in the Polish capital on Oct 22.
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.
China Boxing Championships to settle in Xiamen
On November 13th, the press conference of the 2017 China Boxing Championships was held in Xiamen’s Datang Center. The Chinese Boxing Corporation announced that their championships will start on December 2nd.
Chinese Rowing Masters wraps up in Xiamen
The Chinese Rowing Masters, one of the highest level water sports events sponsored by China's General Administration of Sports, wrapped up in Xiamen, Fujian province on Sunday.
Australian, Irish athletes take titles at Ironman 70.3 in Xiamen
Sam Betten of Australia and Eimear Mullan of Ireland won the men's and women's professional titles at the Ironman 70.3 Xiamen race held here on Sunday.
Xiamen to hold China Rowing Oscar this weekend
The 2017 China Rowing Cup and the China Rowing Masters Regatta, also known as the Oscars of the Chinese Rowing World, will kick off this weekend at the Water Sports Center of Xiamen, Southeast of Xinlin Bay, Jimei District.
First Xiamen International Cycling Tournament wraps up
The first Solux Xiamen International Cycling Tournament got underway in Huli District of the coastal city of Xiamen on November 5.
Phoenix Villa, Three Bedrooms, One Bathroom
Release Date:2017/11/8 Expires: Price: Rmb 4,500 per month Size:113 sq.m Floor: /6 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment/Flat District: Siming, Xiamen
Huifeng Garden, Four bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
Release Date:2017/11/17 Expires: Price: Rmb 7,200 per month Size:135sq.m Floor: /11 Listing Type: For Rent District: Siming, Xiamen Property Type: Apartment/Flat Address: Wenzao Location:Huifeng Garden
Wantai Oriental, Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
Release Date:2017/11/16 Expires: Price: Rmb 6,800 per month Size:115sq.m Floor: /29 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment /Flat District: Siming, Xiamen
Pig or Pork? Cow or Beef?
Today we talk about animals--and animals we eat. In English, these two categories often have different names. Pigs turn into pork. Cows turn into beef. Sheep is mutton. Calves are veal. And deer is venison.
Exploring Xiamen's signature snacks
古体的“日”字是太阳的样子。 The ancient script of the character "日（rì）" had the shape of the sun.
Appointment 约会（yuē huì）
Chinese people usually invite close relatives and good friends to their house for dinner. They provide cordial entertainment for guests. They are not likely to invite a guest without any preparations of entertainment.
Chinese Idiom：图穷匕见 (tú qióng bǐ xiàn)