Quanzhou

Photo: Tommy Wong, Sculpture Quanzhou was China’s major port for foreign traders, who knew it as Zayton,during the 11th through 14th centuries. The nomination of the Historic Monuments and Sites of Ancient Quanzhou (Zayton) as a World Heritage site was discussed at this week’s World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC and referred back to the state …

China

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Pudong, Shanghai China has the longest combined land border in the world, measuring 22,117 km (13,743 mi) from the mouth of the Yalu River to the Gulf of Tonkin. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in …

China Links

China Flag Links related to China Spotlight on Chengdu Chengdu Century City International Convention Center, China https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chengdu https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/china/chengdu http://www.gochengdu.cn – https://twitter.com/Chengdu_China Time Current time in Beijing China Standard Time Headlines Iconic buildings: China’s Hanging Monastery Working with an Environmental NGO in China – Transitions Abroad China’s biodiversity declines as human demands grow China Living Planet …

Macau

Macau, along with Hong Kong, is one of the two special administrative regions of the People’s Republic of China. It lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta, bordering Guangdong province to the north and facing the South China Sea to the east and south. Macau is the only place in China where casino gambling is legal. …

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Rugby Sevens https://hksevens.com Planeta.com China