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  • Cognitive ability of elderly migrants needs better protection
    Cognitive ability of elderly migrants needs better protect…

    Due to urbanization and the emergence of nuclear families, an increasing number of senior citizens have to migrate to major cities far from their hometowns to take care of their grandchildren. Photo: IC Elderly migrants, often called “floating elderly” in Chinese, have become a hot topic as more and more elderly are leaving their hometowns and settling down near t…

  • Foreign language textbooks promoted social progress in late Qing Dynasty
    Foreign language textbooks promoted social progress in lat…

    Students learn foreign languages in the late Qing Dynasty. Photo: BAIDU BAIKE The period from 1840 to 1911, known as the late Qing Dynasty, marked an important transition in modern Chinese history, when Chinese society gradually awakened and opened up. Political change, cultural conflict, social reform and educational innovation all made the period historically significant. …

  • City drainage in ancient China reflects spirit of craftsmanship
    City drainage in ancient China reflects spirit of craftsma…

    The ancient city of Pingliangtai, located in Henan Province, dates back about 4,300 years. It is one of the earliest cities found in China and a monumental representative of the construction of ancient city drainage facilities. There were already pottery drainage pipes within the city.

  • Traditional TV still plays crucial role in China
    Traditional TV still plays crucial role in China

    With the sustained development of science and technology and the rise of the internet in recent years, traditional TV has been dealt a heavy blow. Photo: FILE With the sustained development of science and technology and the rise of the internet in recent years, traditional TV has been dealt a heavy blow. In this context, academics, experts and TV professionals are all concerned …