old days when my family and I lived in a village. It is a traditional food to eat but it has some special memories to me when I was a child,” he said. In Salahudin Province in northeastern Iraq, on the road leading to Tikrit, the provincial capital near Kirkuk, there were several families harvesting mallows. Some were planning to sell the harvest. Some of the elderly, suffering from chronic disease, such as diabete s and blood pressure, seek mallows as the best food for their medical cases. Dawood Ghanem, 55, a farmer, said mallows this year flourished in Iraq, thanks to the heavy rainsRead More →

ina has seen progress in its effort to revitalize traditional crafts and turn them int o targeted measures for poverty alleviation, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The ministry said it has organized extensive training for inheritors of traditional c rafts and supported setting up relevant workstations in collaboration with different departments. The ministry has set up 57 workshops for intangible cultural heritage and provided training for 2,500 people in poverty-stricken areas , including a county in southwest China’s Guizhou Province that is home to the ethnic Miao people. The campaign has also raised the awareness of provincial-level authorities. A total of 26Read More →

The water quality of Baiyangdian Lake in Xiongan New Area in north China’s Hebei Province has been significantly im proved in 2018, according to the ecology and environment bureau of the new area on Sunday. The concentration of the major pollutants total phosphorus and ammon ia nitrogen in Baiyangdian Lake saw a year-on-year decrease of 35.16 percent and 45.45 percent respectively last year. To protect the environment of Baiyangdian Lake, Xiongan New Area started to deal with a sewage reservoir that is only 2.5 km away from the lake and posed a threat to the water quality in 2018. A total of 126,000 tonnes ofRead More →

chodrama composed of four major sections, i.e. Dramatic Presentation, Interactive E xperiences, Volunteer Interpretation and Hui Diji’s Heart Forum, based on real stories and psycho-social counseling cases. All performances will be presented in Chinese with English subtitles. The event is part of the second annual Creative China Festival (CCF), which is co-organized b y Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation (BCAF) and Creative China Center in New York. The current CCF has been open from September 2018 to March 2019 in New York, Bo ston, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Seattle. The CCF aims to nurture innovative creators and foster in-depth collaRead More →