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Paper Cutting Artist Passes Down the Craft in GZ
Paper Cutting Artist Passes Down the Craft in GZ

Updated:1345706287Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Paper cutting is one of the most popular folk decoration arts with a long history in China. Guangzhou paper cut expert Ye Runsheng still continues the craft and develops it in his own way.
Naming of Zhujiang New Town's Roads: Full of Auspicious Chinese Idioms
Naming of Zhujiang New Town's Roads: Full of Auspicious Chinese Idioms

Updated:1345689859Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Visitors to Zhu Jiang New Town, the CBD of Guangzhou, may be puzzled by the similarity and complexity of many of the road names. Actually, with a little knowledge of some Chinese characters, they can make a lot more sense!
"Uncle Shoes" Maker Keeps Tradition
"Uncle Shoes" Maker Keeps Tradition

Updated:1343112326Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Tang shoes are also known as 'Chinese-style' black cloth shoes - renowned for being perfectly cozy for elderly men. In Guangzhou, a 75-year-old man is the owner of the Tang shoes shop, which is considered as the last of its kind in the city.
Little Migratory Birds Fly to Guangzhou Again
Little Migratory Birds Fly to Guangzhou Again

Updated:1343108278Source:GZ Morning Post

With the coming of summer vacation, railway stations in Guangzhou are again flooded with stay-at-home children, who have come hundreds of miles from rural areas to visit their parents working in this metropolis.
Guo Daqiang, King of Nanxiao
Guo Daqiang, King of Nanxiao

Updated:1342679238Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Guo Daqiang is a Chinese bamboo flute producer in Guangzhou. He told us the story of the title " King of Nanxiao" and his life of manufacturing bamboo flutes.
Senior Citizens Safeguard Their Community
Senior Citizens Safeguard Their Community

Updated:1341291283Source:GZ Morning Post

"We've been doing this for more than ten years. After numerous worn-out shoes and broken whistles, our community is much safer," said Ma Yanxin, a retired woman living in the Huaqiao Xincun community in Yuexiu District.
Memories of Guangzhou's Oldest Bridge
Memories of Guangzhou's Oldest Bridge

Updated:1339573353Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

The 18-month renovation of Haizhu Bridge has awakened the public's memory of a bridge that has accompanied the people of the city throughout their lives.
Redemption in China: Letters of Thanks from Two Foreign Prisoners
Redemption in China: Letters of Thanks from Two Foreign Prisoners

Updated:1337741777Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Two foreign prisoners have written to the prison in Dongguan city of Guangdong province, expressing their gratitude for the help of the staff there, Guangzhou Daily reported on May 17.

Dogs Take Exam to Become Doctors
Dogs Take Exam to Become Doctors

Updated:1333097123Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

An annual examination, hosted by the Animals Asia Foundation, was held on March 18, attracting 19 dogs who wanted to become "dog doctors"and their owners.
Charity Haircut to Collect Medical Expenses
Charity Haircut to Collect Medical Expenses

Updated:1329969490Source:Lifeofguangzhou.com

Earlier this month, a charity haircut was organized by a local man to pay the hospital bills of his daughter, who is suffering leukemia. Liu's aim was gain funds through "respectable labor rather than through pity," and he certainly managed it.
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