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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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Xi'an calls car owners to drive less
Five departments in Xi'an are jointly calling on government departments and residents of the city to drive one day less each week to protect the environment. The five departments are said to be the Xi'an Municipal Propaganda Department, the Xi'an Municipal Environment Protection Bureau, the Xi'an... Click here to read the full story!
High-Speed-Rails
A new dedicated 968-kilometer high-speed rail line linking Wuhan, in the heart of central China, to Guangzhou, on the southeastern coast is coming. In test trials, the "WuGuang" trains (locally built variants of Japan's Shinkansen and Germany's ICE) clocked peak speeds of up to 394 km/h.... Click here to read the full story!
Melt-down
China is headed for a melt-down of historic proportions. The only question is when it will happen. The only way that it will not happen is if the laws of economics do not apply to China. (Warning: massive over-generalization coming up….) And many Chinese already will tell you that the rules... Click here to read the full story!
Baijiu
This baijiu article grew out of an interest in one of the most popular spirits that I’d never heard of. I’m a bit of a spirit enthusiast and so on moving to China I was somewhat surprised to hear the statistics. This led to a bit more research and some tasting – initially against... Click here to read the full story!
Top 75 books for learning Chinese
Mandarin Chinese isn't a very complex language, in real life, if you have Chinese-speaking friends then you can practise with them or there are a numerous online Mandarin schools exist for helping improve your Chinese. But the most important is that you need to be practiced daily with your... 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!
General Culture Tips
The culture of Xi'an descends from one of the world's earliest civilizations. The Guanzhong Ren (关中人/關中人) culture is considered the cultural antecedent of Xi'anese; their features are satirized as the "Ten Strangenesses of Guanzhong Ren" (关中十大怪/關中十大怪).... Click here to read the full story!
Xi’an Underground Notes
Sometimes we like to think of the past in a deluded nostalgic way that just takes the good and conveniently leaves out the bad. My memories of my 7+ years in Xi’an are inevitably littered with omissions and thought of in the way an American sees a Norman Rockwell Christmas poster. But I do... Click here to read the full story!
Xi'an International Women's Group
Well, besides that google.com is blocked in CN (Update 25.6: Working once again :-)), there is no other negative news to announce today ;-), on the contrary: We are proud to feature the "Xi'an International Women's Group" in our next ND TV Report, right before the summer break where many... Click here to read the full story!
Kempinski Xi'an
Founded in Germany 111 years ago, Kempinski Hotels has long reflected the finest traditions of European hospitality. Today, as ever, Kempinski is synonymous with distinctive luxury. Located in many of the world's most well known cities and resorts, the Kempinski collection includes hotels in the... 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!
Velonika, del Lenz ist da
Es ist wieder so weit! Der Frühling ist da! Nicht nur die Sonne lässt sich wieder blicken, auch die bisher so dunklen und kahlen Bäume sind mit kleinen hübschen Blumen geschmückt. Besonders schön ist in diesen Tagen ein Besuch zum botanischen Garten, nicht weit von der großen Wildganspagode.... Click here to read the full story!
Ian Clark
Ian Clark also known as "Tao Yiran" is a true insider and not be taken as an usual common expat. He's been in this country for a decade. He has mastered Mandarin so extraordinarily well that he now works as a successful English-Chinese translator. Besides, he is a passionated musician... Click here to read the full story!
葬礼
二: 葬礼 我最好的朋友死了。从火葬场出来,头上顶着灼热的太阳,树冠的投影聚集在奇形怪状的根部周围遮掩不住孱动的人流,聒噪的蝉鸣,挡不住从灵堂产来的一阵阵悲泣。 为什么要用这种方式来告别往生者呢? ... 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!
Falsa Falsaĵo
En ĉi tiu epoko ni kutimiĝis al falseco: Holivudo, komputilaj ludoj, televidaj reklamoj, inaj ŝminkado, ŝerco-novaĵoj, sojkazea viando, plastika ĉio....Sed nun, la ĉinoj regas pli kaj pli multe da la videbla mondo kaj ni malkovras strangegan aferon: falsan falsaĵon, mensogon pri mensogo,... Click here to read the full story!
¿Dónde están los españoles?
Jordi, un chico que lleva unos meses viviendo en Pekín, me preguntaba recientemente si los españoles que viven en la ciudad con el peor clima del mundo celebran de vez en cuando reuniones de confraternización. Ya se sabe, de ésas en las que todo el mundo lleva su bota,... Click here to read the full story!
Great Mosque of Xi'an
The Great Mosque of Xi'an is a tranquil and historic mosque that has served Xi'an's Muslim community for more than a millennium. The largest and best preserved of the ancient mosques of China, its buildings are a fascinating fusion of Chinese and Arabian styles. A mosque was first built on this... Click here to read the full story!
The Clay Things
Xi’an was the second leg of our trip. Josh really wanted to see the “Terracotta Warriors.” Knowing absolutely nothing about China before the trip, I began to refer to them as “The Clay Things.” Not because I didn’t know their name, but because I didn’t... Click here to read the full story!
3 Billion New Capitalists
Better than Freidman’s “The World is Flat” because it has more research and less left-leaning political solutions. Clyde Prestowitz’s “3 Billion New Capitalists” is a more complex read and of more value since it looks at both the causes of America’s... 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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