Month: December 2018

Li shows he still has fire
Li shows he still has fire

Despite struggling in the shadow of younger compatriots for years, veteran Li Zhe on Sunday proved it’s too soon to write him off as one of China’s male tennis elites by winning his first Grand Slam wild card in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. Entering the final of the 2019 Australian Open…

Specialized museums walk a fine line
Specialized museums walk a fine line

The website of the Oxford English Dictionary describes an “ecomuseum” as an interdisciplinary museum that presents “the history and heritage of a particular community or region in the context of its society, culture and natural environment”. In 1971, two French museologists coined the term “ecomuseum” and put forward its definition….

Homecoming scenes
Homecoming scenes

Ecomuseums are transforming the prospects of villages in Guangxi, Xu Lin and Shi Ruipeng report from Longsheng county. It is a daily routine for 82-year-old Hou Yujin from the Zhuang ethnic group to show tourists around her traditional home, pointing out the exquisite layout and details. Dating back more than…