Japan's 117-year-old Kane Tanaka becomes third-oldest person ever
Kane Tanaka, the oldest person in Japan, has reached a grand old age despite a penchant for fizzy drinks.
Ocean Park to introduce 'Green Staycation' for yoga and camping in Oct
Ocean Park will launch "Green Staycation" in October, allowing visitors to do yoga and meditate at various locations in the park, including the artificial lake, aquarium and "North Pole Encounter" under the gaze of sea lions and seals.
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Chinese box office exceeds RMB 5.4 bn after cinemas reopen
A total of 150 million visits were made by Chinese moviegoers since the cinemas reopened on July 20, with the total box office of RMB 5.4 billion (US$800 million), according to a report released on Tuesday (Sept. 22).
OMG | China's hidden gem: Basum Tso Lake
Basum Tso Lake, also called Cuogao Lake, meaning green water in Tibetan, is a fantastic lake hidden among the mountains and valleys of Gongbo'gyamda County, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, at an altitude of 3,480 meters. Covering an area of 27 square kilometers, Basum Tso Lake spreads like a huge crescent.
#Quaranthings: 5 classic & young adult novels to read for the rainy day
While social distancing drags on, Hong Kong has been under a hefty amount of rainy days, which means getting out to enjoy the sun has been a rarity. For fellow bookworms, here are five reads you can easily get through on a rainy day - not too stressful of a read, but nonetheless every bit as insightful, meaningful, and impactful (especially to the heart).
Trail Running or: How I learned to stop worrying and fall in love with Hong Kong again
It's no secret that big cities have a mental health problem. No doubt the frenetic pace, always-on culture, gridlocked roads and jam-packed subways all play a role. Studies have shown that incidences of depression are 20% higher among city-dwellers than those who live outside the city. Add to that the ongoing COVID-19 global health pandemic and a looming economic crisis and you have a recipe for a potential mental health crisis. But I have a secret weapon that helps keep me sane: trail running.
OMG | Incredible Chinese acrobatic girl
The history of acrobatics in China can be traced back to Neolithic times. It is believed that acrobatics grew out of the labor and self-defense skills that people practiced and demonstrated during their leisure time.
100 Ways to Drool | Chaotian Pot: A way to savor the taste of Shandong
The Chaotian Pot, a hot-pot dish originated in the folk morning market in Weifang, Shandong Province in northern China, has a history dating back to the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty and is related to Zheng Banqiao.
OMG | Gigantic! Iconic ‘Teapot’ in China Guizhou Province
The "World's First Teapot" is located in Tianhu Park in Meitan County, Zunyi, Guizhou Province, China.
China raises movie theater viewer limit to 75 percent
China will raise allowed viewer limit at movie theaters to 75 percent starting on September 25, from the current 50 percent, according to the latest epidemic prevention guidance released by China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association.
OMG | China's hidden gem: Enshi Grand Canyon
Wedged among Hunan Province, Chongqing Municipal, and Hubei Province, the Grand Canyon Scenic Spot in Enshi, China, is the most lovely stretch of Qingjiang River Basin and crowned as the most beautiful canyon throughout the world.
Serendipity | Memories linger, so do smells: One-of-a-kind perfumes you need to wear
Some people say that perfume is the second layer of clothes for a woman, and it's not an exaggeration. But instead of pleasing others, the real function of a perfume is to tell a story of each person, show their own charisma, and distinguish them from others through self-expression. Smells linger much longer than your imagination, and sometimes even years afterwards, when you think of a person, you might still remember the smell he/she leaves, together with the memories. Here are some high-class and one-of-a-kind perfumes that you absolutely need to wear.
OMG | China's hidden gem: Salt lake Dongtaijinaier in Qinghai
The Dongtaijinaier lake is located in the hinterland of China's Qaidam Basin. The lake's color is bright green due to the high copper content, and the shore is covered with white crystals. Around the lake is a large area of the Yadan landscape. The road runs through the middle of the lake, and it is best not to touch the lake by hand due to the high salt content.
OMG | China's hidden gem: Jinbian Stream
The scenic spot of Jinbian Stream is located in the northeast of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan Province, south China. It extends 5.7km long in total which is one of the “top ten sceneries in Zhangjiajie”.
US vinyl record sales back to glory days, surpassing CDs for the first time since 1980s
As a symbol of nostalgic relic, vinyl records have been receiving unexpected popularity among Americans amid the pandemic. This year, vinyl sales have even surpassed the sales of CDs in the U.S. for the first time since the 1980s.