Xiamen gets first checkout-free convenience store
A 24-hour unmanned convenience store named E+ Store opened up in Guanyinshan business district in Xiamen, Fujian province recently, the first outlet of its kind to launch in the port city.
China’s first regulations against improper conduct to take effect in Xiamen on Oct. 1
People who display uncivilised behaviour in Xiamen may be fined from October 1st when the Provisions for Improving the Moral and Ethical Standards of Xiamen Special Economic Zone, the first of its kind in China, will come into effect.
Smart car sharing launches in Xiamen
Youkehui Network Technology and Xiamen Huojingling Network Technology jointly held a launch event last week to debut its high-end car sharing service for a fleet of Mercedes Smart cars.
Singapore PM Lee looks forward to more exchanges with Xiamen
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sept 21 that he hoped his visit to Xiamen, Fujian province — the second and final leg of his three-day trip to China — will lead to more exchanges and projects between Singapore and the southeastern Chinese city.
Taiwan business people seek opportunities in Xiamen
A delegation of 25 people from Taiwan business groups visited Xiamen's free trade area on Sept 17, looking for new business opportunities.
Chinese painting and calligraphy class debuts
The Xuexiao Yundang Community International School last week debuted a Chinese painting course to commemorate the International Day of Peace.
Extended October holiday boosts tourism
China's National Tourism Administration predicted recently that 710 million domestic tourists will travel during the upcoming National Day holiday, up 10 percent year-on-year. The vacation season is one day longer than in normal years because of the overlap with Mid-Autumn Festival.
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.
Small diet changes may prolong life
Study finds that consuming more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and fatty fish may boost one's chances of living longer.
Xiamen to standardize English names for local dishes
City officials are releasing a series of standardized translations for local landmarks, streets and cultural attraction in association with the Xiamen Translators' Association.
Food carnival held on May 13th
On the afternoon of May 13th,a food carnival held in Xiamen Guanren International Community.
Zhongshan Road captures, protects timeless charm
With the flourishing Zhongshan Road, the Zhonghua community in Xiamen, a coastal city in East China's Fujian province, is eyeing more opportunities for prosperity and economic development.
A Taste of Home Comfort @ Somerset
Last Saturday, Somerset Software Park Xiamen, Ascott's first serviced apartment in Xiamen opened last year, has launched a “Somerset Carnival” featuring diverse home-cook delicacies with La Luna. With over 30 years’ experience, Ascott is a leading expert in providing ultimate home comfort to global business traveller.
The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University passes HIMSS EMRAM assessment
Between August 26th and 28th, 2017, the HIMSS Analytics review team conducted a three-day HIMSS EMRAM seven-level assessment of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University.
Fudan Zhongshan Xiamen Hospital put into use
After two years of construction and preparation, the Xiamen Branch of the Zhongshan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University Hospital (hence the name Fudan Zhongshan Xiamen Hospital) marked its grand opening on August 20.
Acupuncture can effectively reduce period pain
Acupuncture, a traditional Chinese medical practice, can effectively reduce the severity and duration of period pain, a new study has found.
Xiamen among top 10 cities with most shared bike riders
The latest report by the Data Center of China Internet (DCCI) predicts China's bike-sharing market will continue to grow thanks to investment and red-hot industrial competition.
High-fat diet in pregnancy may increase breast cancer risk: study
High-fat diet in pregnancy may increase the risk of breast cancer over generations, a new mice study suggested Monday.
Gulangyu hosts first viola master class
A four-day series of viola classes and performances on Gulangyu kicked off last week.
Xiamen youth sing in Wellington to commemorate 30 years’ friendship
From August 1st to 8th, a group of 30 teachers and students from Xiamen Youth Palace Phoenix Artistic Troupe visited Wellington, New Zealand and Sunshine Coast, Australia.
Xiamen troupe retains the “lotus style” title
Recently, the Ninth "Lotus Style” National Children’s DancePerformance closed its curtain in Shanghai.
Welcome concert for BRICS Summit to be held on July 14
A symphony concert to welcome the upcoming BRICS Summit is going to be staged by Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra on the night of July 14th.
Gulangyu Music Festival to be held July 12-17
Gulangyu has been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list last Saturday. Amid various of celebrations, the 2017 Gulangyu Music Festival will be held from July 12 to 17.
Fun half marathon coming up in Xiamen
A half marathon relay featuring cosplay elements will be staged in Xiamen's Jimei district in Fujian province on Nov 19.
3X3 FISU World University League 2017 Finals kick off in Xiamen
On the morning of September 14th, the opening ceremony of the 3X3 FISU World University League 2017 Finals was held in Huaqiao University. 32 teams from five continents are taking part in the competition which runs from September 14th to 17th .
Xiamen to host second China Marathon Expo
The 2nd China Marathon Expo is scheduled to be held in the coastal city of Xiamen in Fujian province from Jan 4 to 6, three days prior to the 2018 Xiamen International Marathon.
Registration opens for the 2018 Xiamen International Marathon
A press conference for the 2018 Xiamen International Marathon is held in the coastal city of Xiamen in Fujian province on Sept 12.
Amoy Bombers Softball Club plays at Jinmen 823 National Cup
On August 19-20 the Amoy Bombers Softball Club attended the 20th annual Jinmen 823 National Cup over the weekend.
Yuzhou Century Bay, Four Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
Release Date:2017/09/29 Expires: Price: Rmb 6,499 per month Size:168 sq.m Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment/Flat
Shimao Strait Tower, Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
Release Date:2017/09/25 Expires: Price: Rmb 6,800 per month Size:157sq.m Floor:/65 Listing Type: For Rent District: Siming, Xiamen
Yuzhou Yunding International, Three Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms
Release Date:2017/09/24 Expires: Price: Rmb 7,000 per month Size:146sq.m Floor: /38 Listing Type: For rent
The crane and the crab
One day an old Crane stood in the shallows of a lotus pond with a very dejected look upon his long face.
Bookstores in Xiamen
Kick Up Your Heels!
Heel has several meanings, many of which relate to the end or back of things. For example, we call the two ends of a loaf of bread the heels.Today we will talk about expressions with the word "heel."
Chinese Idiom：一箭双雕 (yī jiàn shuāng diāo)
Get a Haircut 理发（l？ fà）
外国人住宿的宾馆、甘肃时时彩开奖结果、饭店大都有理发店，可以直接去那里理发。此外, 也可以到街上的理发店理发。 Barbershops have been opened in most guesthouses and big hotels. Guests may go to the barber’s to have a hair cut directly. On the other hand, they can have a hair cut by choosing from the barbershops along the streets.
Everyday Chinese: Lesson 12 At a Fast Food Restaurant
Do you know how to order food at a fast food restaurant? You’ll learn some useful expressions in today’s lesson.
“吹”字最初的形状好像一个人在张着大嘴吐气，因此“吹”最开始的意思就是合拢嘴唇用力出气。此外“吹”还有吹牛的特殊意义。 The original form of the character "吹" is like a person exhale deeply with his mouth open, so the initial meaning of "吹" is to exhale with a pouted mouth. "吹" also has a special meaning in Chinese, which means bragging.