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The final choice for the host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics was uninspiring. One candidate, Beijing, which co-bid with the lesser-known Chinese city of Zhangjiakou, spent months trying to convince International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegates...
Hong Kong architects John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere have partnered with their students at the University of Hong Kong and completed The Warp, a swelling wooden overlook that echoes the surrounding mountains in Ludian town, Yunnan, China. This i...
Hong Kong architects John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere have partnered with their students at the University of Hong Kong and completed The Warp, a swelling wooden overlook that echoes the surrounding mountains in Ludian town, Yunnan, China. This i...
Hong Kong architects John Lin and Olivier Ottevaere have partnered with their students at the University of Hong Kong and completed The Warp, a swelling wooden overlook that echoes the surrounding mountains in Ludian town, Yunnan, China. This i...
A group of men in China claims they’ve built a first-of-its-kind ramen vending machine that they hope will take the low-end meal that became a high-end culinary trend back to the masses. Of course, ramen vending machines already exist – leaving...
Disneyland is coming to Shangai. The Walt Disney Company unveiled plans on Wednesday for its new resort and theme park, which includes attractions based on Pirates of the Caribbean and TRON, along with a version of the company’s forward-looking...
Earlier this month, Langham Hotels added its 20th location to its roster. The new Langham Place, Haining is the first international five-star hotel to make an appearance in the historic city. In addition to all of the amenities you'd expect with t...
Counting 980 buildings spread across 180 acres, Beijing’s Forbidden City is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of ancient wooden structures in the world. It is also estimated to receive some 8 million visitors a year. Right across the s...
In the four years that Ai Wei Wei has been barred from leaving his home country, the Chinese artist has had high-profile shows at the Brooklyn Museum, D.C.’s Hirshhorn, Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin, and Alcatraz Island, assembled by teams of curat...
Though the Great Wall of China has long been under threat from weather and human encroachment—a 2012 study found that only 8.2 percent of the wall is in good condition—a recent article from the Beijing Times yields even more alarming figures about...
When you hear "food art," you probably think of clever, creative arrangements of edibles on a plate. You definitely don't think of twenty-five acre works best viewed from a helicopter. Yet, in Shenyang, China, that's exactly what farmers are creat...
The people who brought you the famous dancing fountains at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas have launched an equally resplendent project in Shanghai—a series of ornate fountains that will blend water and fire features throughout Daning Li...
The people who brought you the famous dancing fountains at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas have launched an equally resplendent project in Shanghai—a series of ornate fountains that will blend water and fire features throughout Daning Li...
Virtual reality and augmented reality will one day change the very concept of a theme park and attractions, according to Tony Christopher, CEO and founder of Landmark Entertainment Group. Landmark, known for creating Universal Studios theme par...
In other themed restaurant news, there’s a Hello Kitty eatery coming to Hong Kong in June, aptly named Hello Kitty Chinese Cuisine. From kitty-shaped dim sum and branded bubbly (pink, of course) to rice mounds perfectly formed into dainty, cat-lik...