Author Archives: Yanan Jiang

Regulators Take Aim at Academic Misconduct

The Ministry of Education recently passed its first rules to define academic misconduct and specify punishments for offenders. Its Precaution and Treatment of Academic Misconduct in Colleges and Universities come into force on September 1. The document defines six types of academic misconduct, including...


Do You Own Luxury or Does it Own You?

Kim Jones, creative director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s line, announced a new product series designed in cooperation with Nike for sale in July. The line is priced from $65 to $275 and includes sportswear, as well as jackets, upper outer garments and pants, Vogue...


Learn to Make Bean Rolls

Bean rolls are a traditional Beijing snack favored by the palace during the Qing Dynasty. With the right technique, they have a soft texture and taste fresh and sweet. 1.5 hours Ingredients: white kidney beans red bean paste distilled water white sugar Directions: Soak...


Du Hsiao Yueh Offers Authentic Taiwan Noodles

Du Hsiao Yueh traces its origins to Taiwan in 1895. More than 100 years ago, a fisherman named Hong decided to find another way to make money during the season when he couldn’t fish: Xiaoyue. The solution was homemade noodles. At first, Hong carried...



Learn to Make Winter Melon and Meatball Soup

Winter melon soups are popular in the summer. With the right cooking technique, the melon tastes fresh and sweet and the meatballs stay tender. Winter melons help move water through the body. In Chinese medicine, they are believed to detoxify and clear the body...


World’s First 3D-Printed Villa in Tongzhou

The world’s first wholly 3D-printed villa has landed in Tongzhou. Measuring two stories and made of reinforced concrete, the villa covers 400 square meters and was completed in 45 days. Unlike other 3D-printed buildings, the villa was printed directly at the construction site instead...


Gov Approves Draft Law on Wild Animal Protection

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress approved a new draft of the country’s Wild Animal Protection Law in an open vote on July 2. The draft is the first significant revision of the law since its implementation in 1989. The new law...


Why Do Foreigners Drink Cold Water?

For foreigners, the idea of reaching for a glass of hot water in the summer might seem a little odd. But rest assured, the average Chinese person has the same feeling about reaching for ice water. According to one tale, a Chinese couple entered...


Steak Exchange Serves Up City’s Best Cuts

Has your time in China left you pining for a proper steak that is even bigger than your face? Beijing’s Steak Exchange may have the solution to your craving. Steak Exchange is a Western restaurant in the InterContinental Beijing Financial Street Hotel, a five-star...