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We’re here to celebrate progress wherever we see it come to life in Xi’an. This is the emerging sensibility in our city and that gets us fired up.

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新朝是刚刚兴起于西安的一种洋溢着年轻,充满活力的电 子杂志,它以全新,
特殊的方式让积极上进的中友人以及 来自世界各地的朋友相互沟通,交流。

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"When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened." John M. Richardson, Jr

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Xi'an Models: Guo Jia

Xi'an Models: Guo Jia

Xi'an continues as a breeding ground for potential supermodels. The latest example is our new discovery and head-turner Guo Jia, who will be craning necks when she appears on local fashion magazines this year. We are proud of having her onboard.

This university student has been thrust onto the fashion stage in the past couple of months and is really making an impact, becoming a new favorite ND Model! Since winning a model contest in Hangzhou last year, 1,78m Guo Jia will ...
China's Incredible Find

China's Incredible Find

The terracotta army was discovered by accident in 1974 at Xian , in China, when local farmers digging a well broke into a pit containing 6000 li...
Tedious Taxi Trouble

Tedious Taxi Trouble

Cab driver got the full whack of my jetlagged frustration as I arrived into the capital this morning. A female cab driver, I might add - alw...
Cross-cultural communication

Cross-cultural communication

Some time ago, I read an interesting linguistic article called Inscrutability Revisited by Linda Wai Ling Young ("Language and Social I...
It's Teatime!

It's Teatime!

I want to talk about three things, in my very first article for New Dynasty. Learning chinese, my perceptions of concepts of personal space ...

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Passion for Tang Music
An obsessive passion to revive a nearly forgotten music enjoyed by China's elite more than a thousand years ago has cost Li Kai his wife, his job and most of his savings. But the energetic, ever-smiling 57-year-old insists that he has no regrets. "When I play the music, I'm happy -- I don't... Click here to read the full story!
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 (some sources say 6.9) strucked this morning, Thursday 18.02.09, in the border region of China, Russia and North Korea. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and other Geological Research stations today. Its epicentre was... Click here to read the full story!
Let's agreeing, OK?
Eenglisha es a eenternational language. My study Eenglisha help I meet a much a-money. I'm father she want a me study much Eenglisha. I'm don't a like eet-a. For breakfirst my eat bread and a milk. You have two heads. But a I'm like sleeping, basketballs and a footaball. I'm study many year... Click here to read the full story!
When I first came to Xi’an as a tourist more than a year ago, I was told “Xi’an is the pickpocket capital of China”. I like to see things at first hand, and not believe the hype, so I shrugged this off as a comment by someone who fears the unknown. Now a conscientious... Click here to read the full story!
Hans Beer (汉斯啤酒)
I thought what a wonderful idea for an article, then that of the Xi’an famous, Hans Gampi (Beer).  What a wonderful world we live in here in Xi'an, with having such a good local beer as that of Hans. This beer is brewed in neighbouring town Baoji, and is a favourite drop of the expat... Click here to read the full story!
The Only Difference
After being married to a Chinese woman for two years, I have noticed one question constantly comes up in conversations with both Chinese and Western people. “What are the differences between Chinese and Western girls?” The differences really aren’t that dramatic or unfathomable.... Click here to read the full story!
Fantasy Club Xi'an
Nightclub "Fantasy" in Xi'an from a manly, slightly drunken point of view. When entering Fantasy it seems like a regular nightclub. Of course the first thing to do is to get something to drink. That’s when you first start wondering that what this place is. Bartenders play with... Click here to read the full story!
Pretty Bubbles in the Air
My wife came to me at the end of Spring Festival this year and exclaimed, “I think we should buy another house.” We talked it over for a bit and I agreed to go shop around and see what was out there. I was against the idea, for reasons I will get into later, but went along anyway... Click here to read the full story!
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NEW DYNASTY, also known as "ND" has landed in Xi'an. Our concept is radically different and unique in Xi'an. We are the first REAL multilingual digital magazine in Xi'an with unique features and content and we enjoy  a fast growing popularity among a young and open minded chinese... Click here to read the full story!
Fuwuyuan, píjiǔ zai nar? Wo bleibt das Bier?!
Letztens sind wir abends in Xi'an, in ein gutes Restaurant gegangen. Ins "Real Love". Dieses Restaurant ist etwas teuer aber dort bekommt man auch gutes deutsches Bier! Es war ein warmer Abend und weil es etwas zu feiern gab, wollten wir auch auf der Terrasse sitzen. Nachdem alle saßen,... Click here to read the full story!
¡España es el dueño de la gloria!
España se consagró campeón del mundo por primera vez en su historia. La Furia superó 1 a 0 a Holanda, en tiempo suplementario, en un encuentro de alto nivel futbolístico y emotivo disputado en el estado Soccer City, en Johannesburgo. El mediocampista del Barcelona, Andrés Iniesta, anotó... Click here to read the full story!
Howard Johnson Xi'an
Howard Johnson Ginwa Plaza Hotel, a 5 star hotel situated outside the South Gate. And within viewing distance of the Ming Dynasty City Wall. t is invested by famous local Ginwa Group and managed by Howard Johnson International. Our hotel is the leading address for distinguished business and... Click here to read the full story!
张倩是一名年轻,喜爱运动,音乐,为人友善,充满亲和力的本地女孩。虽然进入模特这个行业已经有几个年头,但她仍然时刻充满着对工作热爱的激情。是一个才华横溢,思路敏捷,脚踏实地的新新青年。... Click here to read the full story!
Charlie is a fellow China expat who currently lives in Chengdu. He's lived in China for more than 5 years and is an independent freelance DJ (Check out and the website for his monthly party in Chengdu (called DISCO DEATH) and Web Developer. He values life... Click here to read the full story!
Grand Noble Dining
Grand Nobel Hotel Xi’an is a brand new luxurious property in Xi'an offering comprehensive facilities and services for leisure and business stays. It is conveniently located in the commercial center, shopping- and entertainment area of Xian’s downtown, neighbouring a lot of popular... Click here to read the full story!
Xing Qing Park
Local people's leisure life in Xing Qing Park: Xi'an is the most historical and culture city of China similar to Kyoto to Japan and the best way to have the exposure to the City people's lesiure life is the parks around here. Xing Qing Park is the biggest and most beautiful among the... Click here to read the full story!
Dum mi ekloĝis en Nankino, miaj usonaj gefamilianoj ne tute komprenis, kial mi volus translokiĝi al ĉi tie. Plejparte por usonanoj estas la problemo je la medio kaj tuta ekonomia sistemo ĉi tie. Ilia nekomprenado estis eĉ pli grava ol nun, ĉar la tempo kiam mi translokiĝis estis antaŭ... Click here to read the full story!
Xi'ans Air Quality Index (AQI)
An air quality index (AQI) is a number used by government agencies to communicate to the public how polluted the air is currently or how polluted it is forecast to become. As the AQI increases, an increasingly large percentage of the population is likely to experience increasingly severe adverse... Click here to read the full story!
Outliers, is the latest thought provoking book from Malcolm Gladwell.  I don’t typically review books that I read that are not specifically about business in Asia here.  And this book has, as it’s thesis, nothing to do with China.  But there are a couple of really... Click here to read the full story!
Dunhuang: City of Sands
The dry-mouth, red-eye 5am wake-up, the manic shower, the sudden realisation that you haven’t packed any underwear - and then out the door before you really resolve the pressing matter of how many pairs of shoes to take. One long cab ride, a characteristically stressful check in, and a mad... Click here to read the full story!
Xi'an Models: Zhang Qian Ru
Zhang Qian Ru is a charismatic model and university student studying tourism and logistics. As a model she is based in Xi'an, but she recently did a photo shoot in Henan which was followed by commercial photo sessions for several local agencies in Xi'an. Besides modelling, which she... Click here to read the full story!
The Chinese Dichotomy
I spent 12 hours in a factory on Monday resolving concerns, fighting with resistant engineers, negotiation with managers, hobnobbing with the owners over lunch, discussing solutions with line managers, reviewing standards with QC/QA folks and generally working though every single production issue... Click here to read the full story!

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To all readers, subscribers, friends: Welcome to Xi'ans most sophisticated, multilingual digital magazine. We are excited to offer you from today on, 15. June 2009, a new and superior kind of publication in Xi'an and a refreshing new concept. Of course, as with any technology-related... Click here to read the full story!

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