Shipping package recycling program begins in Xiamen
The China Environment Protection Foundation and the logistics company Cainiao recently launched a series of shipping package recycling stations in several colleges and communities in Xiamen.
Strait Travel Fair boosts travel industry
The Strait Travel Fair kicked off last Friday at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center alongside the contemporaneous China (Xiamen) International Leisure Tourism Expo.
Seven-fold increase in Xiamen gaming industry's exports in 2017
The total value of video games exports from Xiamen reached 154 million US dollars in 2017, an astonishing increase of 739.3 percent year-on-year, according to the statistics of the Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Commerce.
14th Strait Travel Fair welcomes 215,000 visitors
The 14th Strait Travel Fair was held in Xiamen from April 20th to 22nd. The 3-day event attracted a total of 215,000 visitors with a year-on-year increase of 34.4%, and generated over 220 million yuan in trade volume.
Xiamen Airlines be the first to operate from new Guangzhou air terminal
Xiamen Airlines－along with foreign carriers Saudia Airlines, Kenya Airways and Garuda Indonesia－will be the first to operate from the new terminal, the airport said.
Xiamen Torch High-Tech Zone reaps $38.4 billion from digital economy in 2017
Xiamen Torch High-Tech Industrial Development Zone raked in a whopping 241.7 billion yuan ($38.4 billion) from its digital economy, accounting for 85 percent of the high-tech zone's overall revenue in 2017, Xiamen Daily reported on April 19.
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.
A tea-scented spring breeze blows from Britain
When reading Pride and Prejudice, you can encounter many scenes with characters either brewing tea or chatting over a cup of tea in the drawing room.
Good things come to those who wait in this long line
Popular Guangdong-based milk tea maker, Hey Tea, opened its doors in the capital in September and from that day and every day forth, there have been seriously long waiting times. Rumor has it that if you wanted a cup of tea or three (three being the maximum order at any one time), you'd be lining up for about the same time as it takes to watch Operation Red Sea (138 minutes).
Finland officials give thumbs up to Xiamen tea
A delegation of officials from the Finland Ministry of Justice paid a visit to a teahouse in Xiamen, Fujian province on the sidelines of a two-day seminar, on Feb 1.
Customised printed coffee comes to Xiamen
What kind of experience would it be to print your favorite photos on coffee and to then drink it?
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!
China to enhance role of Internet Plus in medical care
The State Council, China's cabinet, on Thursday expanded the role of Internet Plus in medical care.
Xiang'an Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University to open this year
Jointly directed by the Xiamen Municipal Government and Xiamen University, the Xiang'an Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University (referred to as the Xiang'an Hospital) has had its outdoor decoration completed, and is expected to start operating in the 2nd half of 2018.
Two Xiamen hospitals listed on China top 100 rankings
The Nature Publishing Index China announced last week its official annual rankings of China's top 100 medical facilities. The Xiamen Number One Hospital and the Zhongshan Hospital (both of which are affiliated with Xiamen University) made the list.
Xiamen resident life expectancy reaches 80.45
Local health officials announced last week that the average life expectancy of Xiamen residents reached 80.45 in 2017, up by 1.49 years from 2012.
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.
Record beautiful Xiamen through a new lens
A photography activity was held in Xiamen, Fujian province from April 21 to 22 as part of the "Travel & Photograph in Sister Cities" event, which was aimed at helping local expatriates learn more about the coastal city.
The stories behind the four great actors
The early 1900s is widely considered the golden age of Peking Opera in China. Then, competition was fierce as opera troupes led by renowned stars toured all over China.
2018 Color Heron Music Festival to debut end of April
The bright see-saw, the LED labyrinth, the high-tech audience interactive area, and electric sound effects on stage: these are just some of the futuristic sights you will see on the 2018 Color Heron World Music Festival, the biggest music event of the year.
Chief organist of Notre-Dame de Paris holds recital in Xiamen
Olivier Latry, chief organist at Notre-Dame de Paris, held a recital Friday evening on Gulangyu Island in east China's Fujian Province.
Banlam Grand Theater's 2018 Drama Festival kicks off
The Banlam Grand Theater recently announced the opening of its 2018 drama festival, with three new and exclusive musicals and plays scheduled to hit the stage this March.
Russian pairs sweep gold and silver at FIVB Xiamen Open
In the all-Russian men's final at the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open, Oleg Stoyanovskiy/Igor Velichko snatched the gold on Sunday over Viacheslav Krasilnikov/Nikita Liamin, 2-0 (21-18, 21-19).
Pavan/Humana-Paredes win back-to-back gold at FIVB Xiamen Open
Canadian pair Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes claimed the women's title at the 2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open on Sunday, defeating United States team Brittany Hochevar and Kelly Claes, 2-0 (21-19, 21-14).
Chelsea beat Burnley to keep alive top four hopes
Chelsea kept alive its hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League after beating hosts Burnley in the English Premier League on Thursday.
Cavaliers beat Pacers in Game 2 to even series at 1-1
With 46 points from superstar LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday and evened the series at 1-1.
Ronaldo's late goal earns Madrid one point in league campaign
Cristiano Ronaldo saved one point for Real Madrid as the Los Blancos drew 1-1 at home to Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Wednesday.
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
Phrasal Verbs with “Take”
A phrasal verb is a group of words that act as a verb. It is made from a verb and a preposition, adverb or both. On today's program, we will talk about phrasal verbs that include the word take – one of the most widely used verbs in English.
跟我学汉字：学( xué )
学的繁体字是“學”，字头是左右相对的两只手在摆弄用于计算的短竹签，下面的“子”字表示孩子在观摩。 The traditional character for "learn" is "學(xué)". The upper part of the character is like two hands playing with a stick used for counting, and the lower part represents a child is watching attentively.
Lesson 42 Consulting the Doctor
Do you know how to say “specialist” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
Mike needs a Chinese driver's license! 麦克需要一本中国驾照! （ mài kè xū yào yī běn zhōng guó jià zhào!）
An international driver's license doesn't work in many areas in China. You have to apply for a Chinese license because some of China's traffic signals and control systems are different from those of other countries. You will have to pass all theory and practice tests before receiving a driver's license in China.