CIIC:Today's featured article/December 2018

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December 1
Yonghegong Lama Temple

Historically, the Yonghegong Lama Temple was a residence for Emperors Yongzheng and Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty. It was built in the 33rd year of Kangxi's reign (1694) and was changed into a Emperor's palace in the 3rd year of Yongzheng's reign (1725). In the 9th year of Qianlong's reign (1744), it became a temple of the Lama Buddhist sect. (More...)
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December 2

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 2, 2018
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December 3

Climate Change (气候变化) is a pattern of change affecting global or regional climate, as measured by yardsticks such as average temperature and rainfall, or an alteration in frequency of extreme weather conditions. (More...)
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December 4

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 4, 2018
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December 5
Wuzhen

Wuzhen (乌镇) is a historic canal town south-west of Shanghai. Located in Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province, the traditional feel, style, features and structures of a typical town in this region of lakes and rivers have been well kept. The streets of Wuzhen run alongside rivers with bridges for intersections. Houses are built along the rivers, and they are typically imposing dwellings with spacious courtyards, overlapping roofs and high eaves. Other structures apart from houses run along the rivers, like docks, walkways, workshops, commercial buildings, and pavilions, some on the water. The town presents a picture of primitive simplicity, brightness, orderliness, peace and seclusion. (More...)
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December 6

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 6, 2018
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December 7
Daxue (大雪) is a weather phenomenon, indicating that it is already in deep winter when the temperature is much lower. (More...)

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December 8

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 8, 2018
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December 9

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 9, 2018
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December 10
The camels take rest on the Silk Road

The Silk Road (丝绸之路) was an ancient commercial route, which wriggled through mountains, lakes and deserts, from China to southern Europe. (More...)
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December 11

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 11, 2018
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December 12

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 12, 2018
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December 13

The National Memorial Day (国家公祭日), which falls on December 13, was ratified by China's top legislature on Feb. 27, 2014 to mourn the Nanjing Massacre victims. (More...)
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December 14

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 14, 2018
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December 15

Open-air fitness dancing (Chinese: 广场舞; pinyin: guangchangwu), also known as Chinese fitness, is a form of spontaneous communal dancing, taking place in parks or public squares, to keep fit. (More)
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December 16

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 16, 2018
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December 17

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 17, 2018
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December 18

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 18, 2018
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December 19

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 19, 2018
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December 20

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 20, 2018
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December 21

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 21, 2018
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December 22
Dongzhi

Dongzhi (冬至) reflects the changing of seasons. As early as 2,500 years ago during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), the Chinese scientists had determined the point of Winter Solstice by observing the movement of the sun with a sundial. It was the earliest of the 24 seasonal division points. The day falls between 21 and 23 according to the Gregorian calendar. (More...)
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December 23

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 23, 2018
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December 24

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 24, 2018
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December 25

On September 16, 1989, completion of a major refurbishment restored the charm of Dunhuang Crescent Lake (敦煌月牙泉) after two decades of depredations. The Crescent Lake, 5 km north of Dunhuang City in Gansu Province, is surrounded by desert. It has survived millennia of sandstorms and is regarded as a natural miracle. But the famous beauty spot lost its past luster due to vandalism during "Cultural Revolution" and subsequent neglect. (More...)
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December 26

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 26, 2018
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December 27

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 27, 2018
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December 28
Mogao Caves (Gansu Province,1987, World Cultral Herritage)

The Mogao Grottoes(莫高窟), also known as the Thousand-Buddha Caves, about 25 km southeast of Dunhuang City, are one of the largest and best-preserved sites of Buddhist art in the world. (More...)
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December 29

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 29, 2018
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December 30

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 30, 2018
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December 31

CIIC:Today's featured article/December 31, 2018
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