Ship trading in Xiamen sees fivefold increase in first quarter
Twelve second-hand ships, worth a total of 259 million yuan ($40.52 million), have been traded in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Xiamen Shipping Exchange.
Construction on Metro Line 3 speeds up
On the morning of April 18, the first TBM (tunnel boring machine) of the construction site spanning from Shuangshi Middle School Station to Wuyuanwan Station on the Xiamen Metro line 3 started rotating its cutterheads, marking the speeding up of the construction.
S. Korean delegation visits Xiamen
Kim Hong-doo, director of cultural and sports department of S. Korea's Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, led a delegation to Xiamen, Fujian province from April 11 to 12.
Xiamen designer shortlisted for jewelry award
A pair of works by Xiamen artist Wu Dongyi was shortlisted for an award at the Schmuck Jewelry Exhibition in Munich, Germany, which begins recently.
Teacher certificates in Xiamen now subject to renewal
More than 40,000 primary and secondary school teachers in Xiamen are now required to register their teaching qualifications with the city.
Softball keeps you dreaming: Xiamen Softball League blooms
On Thursday nights,a group of softball lovers and amateur players regularly gather at the baseball field in Xiamen University.They are Xiamen Taifeng Baseball Team and Amoy Bombers Softball Club,two international baseball teams in Xiamen.
Team Rounds of the First Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition conclude
The team rounds of the first Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students was successfully concluded at Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School on 29th May.
The 1st Xiamen 'Little Diplomats' English Proficiency Competition wraps up individual rounds
The First Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students wrapped last weekend. Events were spread across the Xiamen University Affiliated Keji High School, Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School and Xiamen No. 3 Middle School.
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).
Finland officials give thumbs up to Xiamen tea
A delegation of officials from the Finland Ministry of Justice paid a visit to a teahouse in Xiamen, Fujian province on the sidelines of a two-day seminar, on Feb 1.
Customised printed coffee comes to Xiamen
What kind of experience would it be to print your favorite photos on coffee and to then drink it?
Enjoy strawberry afternoon tea at Xiamen hotels
Sweet strawberries with a milkshake can make for a relaxed and lazy winter afternoon.
Xiamen Eating Castle stands out in Shapowei
On December 11th, as a gathering of Taiwanese snacks, Shapowei Eating Castle was formally settled in Xiamen. The castle is a new landmark for gourmet tourism that has gathered many traditional Minnan snacks. At present, there are forty five inhabitants in the castle, including nineteen Chinese Time-Honored Brands, which have been recommended by A Bite of China, and twenty two old and famous local shops with a history of more than twenty years. The Eating Castle is also on a mission to promote traditional culture. Located in Shapowei, the heart of old Xiamen, the gourmet castle is a comfortable place to feel some peace and relaxation, a place to taste an authentic snack. In order to let more people enjoy authentic snacks, the Shapowei Eating Castle is going to hold a month-long activity for million people to eat for free!
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.
Xiamen resident life expectancy reaches 80.45
Local health officials announced last week that the average life expectancy of Xiamen residents reached 80.45 in 2017, up by 1.49 years from 2012.
Construction begins on new branch of Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital
Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for its new eastern branch in Tong'an. Located at the intersection of Xifu Road and Xike Street, the branch will include facilities for medical treatment, disease prevention, teaching and scientific research.
The stories behind the four great actors
The early 1900s is widely considered the golden age of Peking Opera in China. Then, competition was fierce as opera troupes led by renowned stars toured all over China.
2018 Color Heron Music Festival to debut end of April
The bright see-saw, the LED labyrinth, the high-tech audience interactive area, and electric sound effects on stage: these are just some of the futuristic sights you will see on the 2018 Color Heron World Music Festival, the biggest music event of the year.
Chief organist of Notre-Dame de Paris holds recital in Xiamen
Olivier Latry, chief organist at Notre-Dame de Paris, held a recital Friday evening on Gulangyu Island in east China's Fujian Province.
Banlam Grand Theater's 2018 Drama Festival kicks off
The Banlam Grand Theater recently announced the opening of its 2018 drama festival, with three new and exclusive musicals and plays scheduled to hit the stage this March.
Nanyin Music Conference kicks off in Xiang'an
The annual Nanyin Music Conference of Xiang'an kicked off on February 23 in the Dongyuan Community.
Chelsea beat Burnley to keep alive top four hopes
Chelsea kept alive its hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League after beating hosts Burnley in the English Premier League on Thursday.
Cavaliers beat Pacers in Game 2 to even series at 1-1
With 46 points from superstar LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday and evened the series at 1-1.
Ronaldo's late goal earns Madrid one point in league campaign
Cristiano Ronaldo saved one point for Real Madrid as the Los Blancos drew 1-1 at home to Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Wednesday.
Stars set to shine at FIVB World Tour Xiamen Open
2018 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open kicked off with qualifications on Wednesday and many big names are on the list of the main draw starting on Thursday.
Neymar rules out return for PSG before World Cup
Brazil forward Neymar has ruled out returning to the pitch for Paris Saint-German this season as he focuses on being ready for the World Cup in Russia.
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
Are You Crazy About English?
Today, we'll show you four phrases you can start using as soon as you like to express likes and dislikes.
How about going to Zhenhai Cape during this May Day holiday
跟我学汉字：羊( yáng )
羊字最早描绘的是一个正面羊头的形状。后来又加入了犄角、耳朵和尾巴。因为羊天性温顺，中国人常把羊看作美好、吉祥的象征。 The shape of "羊" looks like the head of a sheep, horns, ears and tail added later. Because of the mild nature of sheep, Chinese people consider it a symbol of goodliness and luck.
Lesson 41 Registration
Do you know how to say “specialist” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
Are you going to work overtime today? 你今天要加班吗？（nǐ jīn tiān yào jiā bān ma?）
Many of the enterprises in China have a widespread culture of working overtime. But statistics show that this easily leads to tiredness, loss of energy, increase of errors and anxiety. Some people even think the businesses fail to hire a staff that is capable enough to complete the tasks given. Working overtime is not necessarily a good thing.