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News China » History: History of China at the Winter Olympics

News channel or source: https://gbtimes.com/history-of-china-at-the-winter-olympics
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

China’s participation at the Winter Olympics began in 1980, but it would take over a decade for the country to see its first medal and a Chinese athlete wouldn’t win gold until the turn of the 21st century. Let’s look back at the history of the ...

News China » History: China, Captured: Witnessing History With Liu Heung Shing

News channel or source: http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1001743/china%2C-captured-witnessing-history-with-liu-heung-shing
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

This article is the first in a series about some of China’s most renowned photographers. Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Liu Heung Shing sits back and muses on the notion of objectivity. In China, he says, there are two ways to approach the subject.

News China » History: Are We Changing Places with China?

News channel or source: http://historynewsnetwork.org/article/168270
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Paul S. Ropp is research professor of Chinese History at Clark University and the author of He is the author of China in World History (Oxford University Press, 2010). This article was first published in the Worcester telegram.com and is reprinted with ...

News China » History: China's history-making speed skater hopes for better results in Beijing 2022

News channel or source: http://www.china.org.cn/sports/2018-02/20/content_50569817.htm
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

China's Gao Tingyu celebrates after finishing men's 500m event of speed skating at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Oval, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 19, 2018. [Photo: Xinhua/Han Yan] Gao Tingyu has set his sights on Beijing 2022 after ...

News China » History: The South China Sea, its history and role in international politics examined by 12 experts in Great Powers, Grand Strategies

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/culture/books/article/2133576/south-china-sea-its-history-and-role-international-politics-examined
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The South China Sea, notes Bernard Cole, a former US Navy captain who also taught maritime strategy at the National War College, covers four million square kilometres, has significant energy resources, and contains trade arteries through which one-third of ...

News China » History: Uncovering China’s Terracotta Army

News channel or source: http://www.historyextra.com/period/uncovering-china-terracotta-army/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Qin Shihuangdi is one of the most important political figures in history. He took a divided collection of states and welded them into an entity that would survive to the present day. Although China would suffer periods of upheaval and division, the idea of ...

News China » History: BWW Review: ANCIENT MUSICAL TREASURES FROM CENTRAL CHINA at Musical Instrument Museum

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/phoenix/article/BWW-Review-ANCIENT-MUSICAL-TREASURES-FROM-CENTRAL-CHINA-at-Musical-Instrument-Museum-20180219
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

It may now be the Year of the Dog, but Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China only lasts through May 6 at the Musical ... tour of the most venerable music collections in Chinese history - all for only $10 ($7 with paid MIM admission).

News China » History: China-Ireland trade exceeds 10 bln USD for first time in history

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/16/c_136980174.htm
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

DUBLIN, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- The bilateral trade between China and Ireland has exceeded 10 billion U.S. dollars for the first time in history, marking a new level of the trade ties between the two countries, said an official with the Chinese embassy here on ...

News China » History: Great Wall of China

News channel or source: http://www.history.com/topics/great-wall-of-china
Publication date: Sunday 01 March 2015

Perhaps the most recognizable symbol of China and its long and vivid history, the Great Wall of China actually consists of numerous walls and fortifications, many running parallel to each other. Originally conceived by Emperor Qin Shi Huang (c. 259-210 B.C ...

News China » History: Bringing the world together to respond to the East China Sea oil spill

News channel or source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/opinion/2018/02/723_244279.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The East China Sea spill is only surpassed in the history of oil spills by the BP Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a catastrophe from which the ecosystem is still far from recovering. The collision of a Panamanian tanker, carrying Iranian ...