Two major corporations set up headquarters in Xiamen
Two major companies, UCAR Group and Luckin Coffee, have recently signed a cooperation agreement with the Siming district of Xiamen City.
Xiamen-based trade jumps with Belt and Road Initiative countries
Local Customs officials said last week that the gross value of imports and exports with Belt and Road Initiative countries during the first five months of this year amounted to 73 billion yuan, a yearly rise of 13.3 percent.
Delegation from South Korea visits Xiamen to boost economic ties
A delegation from Mokpo, a port city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea, headed by the director of the local employment policy department, visited Xiamen from June 12 to 15 to promote its economic cooperation with the Chinese city.
One-stop tramway trip takes you around 15 Jimei scenic spots
As of June 2018, visitors can enjoy the brand new Jimei tramway to stop off at 15 scenic spots between Jimei Dragon Pool and Xiamen North Railway Station.
Xiamen to test 5G smart driving system
A 5G intelligent driving system soon to undergo commercial trials as part of Xiamen's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system is the first one of its kind in China, according to the city's transportation bureau and DT mobile.
Xiamen promotes the scenic route with green travel
With the continuous development of the Xiamen subway network, the “slow road” system will gradually shift to become more attractive to commuters. In the next few years, an increasing number of people in Xiamen will be able to choose to travel green with “bus & cycle”.The city is planning to complete the full circle of the island's bicycle lanes via the northwestern part of the island’s the first loop, which will be converted into cycling lanes so that riders may complete a full tour of the island.
Young Star Ambassadors Fun Xiamen: A visit to Jimei Middle School
The shooting of the second episode of "Young Star Ambassadors Fun Xiamen" took place at Jimei School Village last Sunday.
The Tan Kah Kee Spirit in Young Reporters’ eyes
Ten young reporters from Xiamen Network set out last Sunday afternoon on a mission to find out the true meaning of the Tan Kah Kee Spirit.
Young Star Ambassadors
On May 27th, the Group D finals and the awards ceremony of the "2018 Young Star Ambassadors" Xiamen Youth English Proficiency Competition were held on the third floor of the Xiamen Consulate Building.
Imported beer floods Xiamen as 2018 FIFA World Cup to kick off
With the first kick off just around the corner, Xiamen football fans have been busy stockpiling food and drink for the month-long tournament, that runs from June 14 to July 15.
Party snacks: cheesy churros with a spicy salsa
These cheesy, slightly spicy churros make a good party snack. They taste best the day they are made but, if needed, can be reheated in the oven (at 180 degrees Celsius for about five minutes) to crisp them up. While they are delicious as is, they are even better with this roasted red pepper and jalape？o salsa, which can be made a day or two in advance.
Dessert and wine pairings: book reveals some exotic combinations
You probably haven’t heard of Dominique and Cindy Duby, but in the introduction to their book, Wild Sweets: Exotic Desserts and Wine Pairings (2003), legendary American chef Charlie Trotter compares the Vancouver-based husband-and-wife team to some of the greatest modern pastry chefs.
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).
Siamese twins separated in Xiamen hospital
Physicians at the Xiamen Maternal and Child Health Hospital successfully carried out a separation operation last week on a pair of conjoined twins.
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.
XMU competitors triumph at Mongolia International Ballet Competition
Xiamen University professor Li Na recently joined dance instructor Ou Rui and dance graduate student Chen Yichao at the inaugural Mongolia International Ballet Competition in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
How Clockenflap founder was inspired by a blind traveller
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History’s Greatest Traveler (2006), by Jason Roberts, is a biography of Englishman James Holman (1786-1857), whose career as a solo traveller, writer and social observer was prolific despite the fact that he had been left blind by an illness in his 20s.
Broadway's trademark musical production Chicago to be staged in Xiamen
Besides Beijing, the musical will tour Xiamen, Guangzhou and Shanghai.
Violinist Huang Bin offers concert and class on Gulangyu
Noted violinist Huang Bin hosted a concert at Gulangyu Music Hall and led a master class at the Xiamen Music School.
Xiamen students to perform on CCTV for Children's Day
Xiamen Torch School representatives announced recently that a number of its students will perform on the CCTV Blossom New Era Gala television broadcast for Children's Day.
Five-a-side soccer tourney kicks off
The summer edition of Xiamen's Five-a-side Soccer Competition opened last Saturday at the Yinyuan Soccer Park and will run through June 3. Opening ceremony attendees included Dong Fangzhuo, a former national soccer team member.
Rugby fans from 25 countries compete on Gulangyu Island
A rugby club friendly match started on Gulangyu Island, Xiamen on May 12 to celebrate the first anniversary of the island's listing as a world cultural heritage.
China's men's team win 9th consecutive title at table tennis worlds
Defeating Germany 3-0, defending champions China claimed their ninth consecutive title at men's final of the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Sunday.
First ultramarathon held in Xiang'an
The 2018 Xiang'an International Ultramarathon was held on Monday.
Heavenly Treatment for Messi, Maradona
Buenos Aires artist Santiago Barbeito has painted the ceiling of the arena at the Sportivo Pereyra de Barracas club to depict a version of Michelangelo's famous'Creation of Adam'.
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
Do You Know What an Indirect Question Is?
Indirect questions are a more polite way to ask for information or make requests.
跟我学汉字：妻( qī )
妻”的古体字表现了古代抢妻的现象。“妻”字的上面是一只手，下面是一个女人，表示用手去抓女人的头发。 The Chinese pictogram for "wife" depicted the scene of grabbing a woman. The upper part of this character represents a hand, the lower part represents a woman, and the whole word represents using hands to grab a woman on her hair.
Lesson 49 In the University
Do you know how to say “character” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
Booking an air ticket and hotel 预定机票和酒店（yù dìng jī piào hé jiǔ diàn）
In China, you can either go to a travel agency or talk directly to an airline representative to make travel arrangements, but many people now book their flights and hotels online. Remember, however, that some cities have more than one airport, so be sure to know which airport and terminal is handling your flight.