Monday, December 16, 2013
BEIJING — Just days after Jade Rabbit’s historic moon landing, incriminating photos have surfaced which show China’s rover littering and writing its name in the Bay of Rainbows, reigniting an old debate about the behavior of Chinese tourists abroad.
Friday, November 15, 2013
BEIJING — When Carl Henderson heard a merchant at Beijing’s Silk Market offer him a “special price, just for him,” he couldn’t believe his luck.
“I turned around, thinking he must have been talking to someone else,” he told reporters. “But no, he was talking to me.”
Friday, November 1, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Monday, October 7, 2013
BEIJING — The Ministry of Culture announced Monday that at least a dozen spectacular ancient monuments have been discovered during Golden Week, after having lain buried for decades beneath a sizable chunk of the national population.
The first such discovery, a section of the Great Wall located near Shijiazhuang, was found in an area only previously known for its teeming hordes of camera-wielding Chinese tourists. The existence of ancient fortifications beneath the waves of rowdy travelers had previously been dismissed by archeologists as a local legend.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A photograph of handwritten graffiti in Luxor, Egypt which reads, “Ding Jinhao was here,” has gone viral, prompting a discussion about Chinese tourists’ behavior abroad. Netizens have since tracked down Mr. Ding, who is a middle school student in Nanjing. Here are the feelings of the Chinese people.
Saturday, March 2, 2013