Cross-border e-commerce pilot zones to be established in Xiamen
New pilot zones will be established in 22 cities: Beijing, Hohhot, Shenyang, Changchun, Harbin, Nanjing, Nanchang, Wuhan, Changsha, Nanning, Haikou, Guiyang, Kunming, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Xiamen, Tangshan, Wuxi, Weihai, Zhuhai, Dongguan and Yiwu.
Media delegation from Dominican Republic visits Xiamen
A media group from the Dominican Republic toured Xiamen city, East China's Fujian province on from June 29 to July 1 to learn about the beautiful city and deepen mutual cooperation in a variety of fields.
Fujian to conduct oversight of tourism market prices
Provincial authorities announced recently that Fujian will conduct tourism market price inspections through October 31. Officials issued a public call encouraging consumers who believe they are victims of price cheating or other illegal activities to call the provincial 12358 hotline and register a complaint with the price control department.
Local association to update list of top Xiamen enterprises
The Xiamen Enterprises and Entrepreneurs Association recently announced that nearly 100 companies have applied with the association to be considered for the association's annual Top 100 Xiamen Enterprises list.
Xiamen to expand pubic bathroom facilities
Local officials announced recently that the city plans to build or renovate 138 public bathroom facilities continue apace.
2018 Xiamen Excellent Lecturers in Health Promotion and Public Health concludes
On June 30, the first edition of the Xiamen Excellent Lecturers in Health Promotion and Public Health concluded in Xiamen Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School.
Young Star Ambassadors Fun Xiamen: A visit to Jimei Middle School
The shooting of the second episode of "Young Star Ambassadors Fun Xiamen" took place at Jimei School Village last Sunday.
The Tan Kah Kee Spirit in Young Reporters’ eyes
Ten young reporters from Xiamen Network set out last Sunday afternoon on a mission to find out the true meaning of the Tan Kah Kee Spirit.
Imported beer floods Xiamen as 2018 FIFA World Cup to kick off
With the first kick off just around the corner, Xiamen football fans have been busy stockpiling food and drink for the month-long tournament, that runs from June 14 to July 15.
Party snacks: cheesy churros with a spicy salsa
These cheesy, slightly spicy churros make a good party snack. They taste best the day they are made but, if needed, can be reheated in the oven (at 180 degrees Celsius for about five minutes) to crisp them up. While they are delicious as is, they are even better with this roasted red pepper and jalape？o salsa, which can be made a day or two in advance.
Dessert and wine pairings: book reveals some exotic combinations
You probably haven’t heard of Dominique and Cindy Duby, but in the introduction to their book, Wild Sweets: Exotic Desserts and Wine Pairings (2003), legendary American chef Charlie Trotter compares the Vancouver-based husband-and-wife team to some of the greatest modern pastry chefs.
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).
Siamese twins separated in Xiamen hospital
Physicians at the Xiamen Maternal and Child Health Hospital successfully carried out a separation operation last week on a pair of conjoined twins.
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.
Picasso and Dali artworks on display
The event runs through August 10 and showcases 200 art pieces including paintings, sculptures and ceramics.
4 Days, 6 Concerts! Kulangsu Organ Arts Center to open its doors
The Kulangsu Organ Arts Center will be officially unveiled on July 8 to celebrate Kulangsu’s first UNESCO World Heritage anniversary.
Xiamen holds intl concert to boost ties with French city
The 2018 Xiamen International Friendship Concert was held on June 23 to strengthen cultural relations between Xiamen and its sister city of Nice, France.
XMU competitors triumph at Mongolia International Ballet Competition
Xiamen University professor Li Na recently joined dance instructor Ou Rui and dance graduate student Chen Yichao at the inaugural Mongolia International Ballet Competition in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
How Clockenflap founder was inspired by a blind traveller
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History’s Greatest Traveler (2006), by Jason Roberts, is a biography of Englishman James Holman (1786-1857), whose career as a solo traveller, writer and social observer was prolific despite the fact that he had been left blind by an illness in his 20s.
16 international football clubs compete in 2018 Gulangyu Cup
A total of 16 teams with over 200 players coming from Germany, Italy, France, USA, Brazil and many other countries, have gathered to participate in the annual football tournament.
Five-a-side soccer tourney kicks off
The summer edition of Xiamen's Five-a-side Soccer Competition opened last Saturday at the Yinyuan Soccer Park and will run through June 3. Opening ceremony attendees included Dong Fangzhuo, a former national soccer team member.
Rugby fans from 25 countries compete on Gulangyu Island
A rugby club friendly match started on Gulangyu Island, Xiamen on May 12 to celebrate the first anniversary of the island's listing as a world cultural heritage.
China's men's team win 9th consecutive title at table tennis worlds
Defeating Germany 3-0, defending champions China claimed their ninth consecutive title at men's final of the 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Sunday.
First ultramarathon held in Xiang'an
The 2018 Xiang'an International Ultramarathon was held on Monday.
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
Would You Like to Know More About 'Would'?
Today, we will talk about two more uses of "would".
Exploring the Overseas Chinese Museum
“寒”的古体字中的“宀”是屋顶，表示房子，下边的部分像人围着干草，底部的两点表示冰块，整个字像一个人住在一间堆满干草的屋里以避寒的样子。 The upper part of the ancient character "寒" was "宀", which represented a house. The lower part of the character looked like a person surrounded by hays, and the two dots at the bottom of the character indicated ice.
Lesson 52 Enrolling in Courses
Do you know how to say “tuition” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.