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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 borders 14 nations, more than any other country except Russia, which also borders 14. China extends across much of East Asia, bordering Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia; India, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, and Pakistan in South Asia; Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan in Central Asia; and Russia, Mongolia, and North Korea in Inner Asia and Northeast Asia. Additionally, China shares maritime boundaries with South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. - Wikipedia

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 Report - WWF (PDF)
Why China's Economy is OK—but China's Government Is Not - @cshirky @ColumbiaGR
Did China's most popular environmental film just vanish into the haze?

Recommended listening

Phillip Adams' Travels in China - Shanghai culture, history and architecture - Dr Jonathan Hutt unravels the cultural, political and architectural history of Shanghai to explain the historical antagonism between Shanghai and Beijing which created the enigmatic city of Shanghai and also helped shape the China we know today.

Confucius - A very Chinese philosopher - Three of the greatest teachers in history never wrote a book. They were Socrates, Jesus Christ and Confucius. As part of Radio National's China Week, The Philosopher's Zone is looking at one of them: Confucius. He was one the most Chinese of thinkers of all time and one of the most influential - perhaps indeed the most influential - of all philosophers.

Reading the news from China - Once closed to the world, China is now in the middle of a media feeding frenzy. A journalist, writer and academic muse about this cultural revolution, punctuated by the sounds of China online and the music of punk and post-punk Beijing.

Wiki

Beijing
Hong Kong
Macau

Tourism Portals

China National Tourist Office
China National Tourism Association (CNTA)

Government

http://english.gov.cn
http://english.gov.cn/services/2016/12/05/content_281475508526932.htm

Apps

http://www.wechat.com/en

Twitter

@WCSChina
@WildChina
@XHNews

Hashtags

#ChineseNewYear

Wikipedia

China
Feng_Shui
Tianjin_Eye
Environmental_issues_in_China

Features

A Guide to Life and Study in China: Màn màn lái (Go Slowly)
Adventures in Nature - China International Business

Editing

China
Hong Kong

Tourism

China National Tourist Office
China's Tropical Treasures - Adam Worcester/Transitions Abroad
Destination China - Lonely Planet
Ecotourism in China - John Studley

World Museums

UNESCO description of the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
Terracotta Army - China Travel Guide
People's Daily article on the Terracotta Army
Terracotta Warrior Replicas
Terracotta_Army - Wikipedia

Environment

China Dialogue

Beijing, China


Elsewhere on the Web

Danwei News and Marketing Blog
Maps of China
1421: The Year China Discovered the World
Beijing High-Level Conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Technology Transfer
Ministry of Environmental Protection
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn
http://www.east-dawn.com.cn
Sina Weibo

CCTV America

http://www.cctv-america.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CCTV_America
https://plus.google.com/u/0/+CctvamericaTvnews/posts
https://www.facebook.com/CCTVAmerica
@CCTV_America

Aviation

Air China (USA)

Changshu

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Changshu
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g644033-Changshu_Jiangsu-Vacations.html

Khunjerab Pass

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khunjerab_Pass
http://www.flickr.com/photos/17667265@N07/3021932310
http://www.flickr.com/photos/17667265@N07/3021100735

Great Wall

powerhouse museum
Great_wall

Monkey King

http://www.monkeykingepic.com/Monkey_King/Home.html
'The Monkey King' conversation with Diane Wolkstein

Three Gorges Dam

Three_Gorges_Dam

News

China International Business
China National Radio
tealeafnation
China dialogue
http://english.cntv.cn - http://english.cntv.cn/live/p2p/index.shtml

Other Forums

China - Thorn Tree

Flickr

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hunanmuseumchina

Flickr Groups

Beijing China
China, The Middle Country
Beautiful China
China Images
China

Calendar

Chinese Zodiac Signs
Chinese_calendar
http://www.chinesenewyears.info -
http://www.chinesenewyears.info/chinese-new-year-calendar.php

Huanglong National Park

http://blog.flickr.net/2013/02/04/world-heritage-site-huanglong/
http://www.flickr.com/places/China#huanglong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huanglong,_Sichuan

Buzzword Bingo

Asia - Beijing - BRIC - China - Chinese New Year - Hong Kong - Macau - Silk - Tea

Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zhangye_Danxia_National_Geological_Park



Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

China in the USA

https://artsandhumanities.indiana.edu/council-initiatives/china-remixed/index.html
#ChinaRemixed

Videos