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​Bronze holds a special meaning in Chinese culture. The Bronze Age, starting around 1,700 BC, has had profound impact on the development of the Chinese civilization. Even today, artistic bronzeware still impresses many people, and one particular craftsman of bronze art named Zhu Bingren has been exploring innovative ways to bring new vitality to th…
 
Qin Yi, a legendary actress known in nearly every household in China, passed away on May 9th, 2022 at the age of 100. As a performing artist adored by many, she shaped and brought many roles to life on stage and in films that ingrained a lasting impression on viewers. Her personal life, however, was never free of pain and suffering along with many …
 
​Chen Jinyuan and Chi Zhaojiu both are veteran mold-making technicians working at the Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Group, a major manufacturing company in China. In the early 2000s, with an unyielding faith in their own ingenuity, they and their fellow workers made a key breakthrough in developing a cost-effective mold for diesel engines. In this episo…
 
Twenty seven year-old Ding Xiaomei works in the urban construction sector in southwest China's Yunnan Province. On the eve of this year's National Youth Day on May 4th, we talked with Ding to find more about her role in her local community's urban development program and her thoughts about the responsibility and power of the youth.…
 
​Reading can form and transform one's life. This is the message conveyed by two Chinese authors of children's literature Tong Xixi and Li Xixi on the eve of this year's World Book Day, which falls on April 23. They also shared with us how they created their best-selling books "Peng!Peng!Peng!" and "Wang Kaka" and recounted their endeavors to cultiv…
 
He Jingtang is a renowned Chinese architect whose architectural designs include the iconic China Pavilion built for the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai. With his career spanning more than half a century, he has developed and maintained a masterful feature in all the buildings he has designed—a combination of traditional Chinese architectural culture wi…
 
Jiang Can is a visually impaired musician of the China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe. The 29-year-old was honored on April 8th by the central government for his outstanding contributions to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games and the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. Committed to creating music for the welfare of people with disabil…
 
​Twenty-seven year old Chinese independent musician Xu Peiru is the singer of the song “You Can See the World” played at the closing ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to pay tribute to all the volunteers working for the games. Besides being a musician, the millennial, like many of her peers, has been leading a “slash life”, which means s…
 
Xu Yanni, a leading technician from a machinery company in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has served as a deputy to the National People's Congress since 2018. Over the years, she has been calling for government support to promote the spirit of craftsmanship in China's manufacturing sector. One of the methods she has proposed is to establish a sy…
 
Over the past three decades, 50-year-old Lu Yun spent every single Spring Festival providing passenger services in a transportation hub in east China’s Anhui Province. She enjoyed her job so much that a few days after her retirement, she returned to the Hefei South Railway Station and started working as a volunteer to help out with the 2022 Spring …
 
​Zhao Yingxin, a sport photojournalist, has captured many spectacular shots at the ongoing Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games, including Gu Ailing’s historic gold in the women's freeski big air on February 8th. Zhao says she hopes her photographs can, in a way, represent the Beijing Winter Olympics and the new breakthroughs made by the athletes.…
 
​The Dream Land, a winter sports center in Beijing, is the only ice sports complex in the city that houses two Olympic-sized ice rinks in an air-film stadium. Its investor Wang Da proposed its construction because his teenage son is an ice hockey fanatic. In this edition of Footprints, let’s visit the Dream Land and find out how an ambitious workin…
 
​In 2018, stomatologists Yao Na and Zhao Shuangyun signed up for and became members of China’s first ski doctor team, which is a significant component of the medical and rescue system for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. After receiving intensive alpine skiing training for three snow seasons, the doctors can now ski to any corn…
 
​Eighty-four year old Fan Jinshi is one of China's most renowned archeologists and researchers of the Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, a UNESCO world heritage site. Ever since the 1960s, she has devoted her wisdom and efforts to the preservation, research and promotion of the vast numbers of murals, artifacts and other cultural objects at the heritage site…
 
​Bruce Connolly is a Scottish photographer, freelance writer, radio host and occasionally tour guide living in Beijing. He has been a keen observer of China, travelling by train across the country since the 1980s. Through his lens, he shows the world the life of the Chinese people he has known: diverse, prosperous and most importantly, happy.…
 
​Since Beijing won the bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in 2015, the popularity of ice hockey has skyrocketed in China. Xie Ming, a professional ice hockey coach and a retired goaltender of China's men's ice hockey team, is now training China’s next generation of ice hockey players. He says Chinese ice hockey teams may become the front runners…
 
​What was your 2021 like? Was it interesting? Fruitful? Or maybe full of challenges? Ken Chan, also known as Chan Woon Kau, works for a public transport company managing metro lines in Beijing while acting for stage performances in his spare time. In this episode of Footprints, he shares with us his unique experience in 2021, how he balances his fu…
 
​Carina Letong Hong, an undergraduate student from the Chinese mainland learning math and physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been awarded the prestigious 2022 Rhodes Scholarship to pursue graduate studies at Oxford University. As a talented female mathematician, she is committed to promoting a more meaningful participation of…
 
​Zhang Jiaxin, better known as Xiaojia, is a 27-year-old stand-up comedian from the city of Xiamen in Southeast China’s Fujian Province. Due to the lack of oxygen to his brain upon birth, he has neurological disorders that caused speech impediments. However, with constant and intensive speech training, Xiaojia can now share his thoughts and observa…
 
​To many people in China and Laos, the China-Laos Railway, which was officially put into operation on December 3rd, 2021, opens up an exciting new route for business and travel. To 26-year-old technician Yuan Zhixiang, the international railway, which he participated in building, has brought him love and reoriented his life.…
 
​The China-Laos Railway, stretching for more than 1,000 kilometers, connects the city of Kunming in Southwest China's Yunnan Province with the capital of Laos, Vientiane. To 28-year-old Zhou Jiawu, the railway project marks a milestone in his career as a railway engineer. Overcoming countless difficulties, he managed the construction of a mega rail…
 
​Geoffrey Alan Rhodes is a Shanghai-based artist and filmmaker working to connect the real and virtual world through his virtual reality and augmented reality works. Originally from the United States, Rhodes became a tenured professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2020. Since then, the middle-aged artist has been exploring new possibilities i…
 
​Nyima Wangdu, a blind educator living in China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, has guided dozens of blind students from illiteracy to enlightenment. At the age of thirty-three, he has traveled to 10 countries, hosted a talk show, finished a half-marathon and published a biography. Inspired by Helen Keller’s book titled “Three Days to See”, he named his…
 
A teacher, a headhunter, and now a talk show host, Oscar Fuchs, an expat in his 40s living in Shanghai, always wants to try new things and learn more about the outside world. Since 1999, his curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit has connected the British national with countries and cultures in Asia, including Japan and Singapore. Now he is on a self…
 
​On October 16th, 2021, three Chinese astronauts—Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu entered China’s space station, beginning their six-month mission in-orbit. All three astronauts started from humble backgrounds. The dream of flying has been driving them forward along their journeys. Through dedication and hard work, they are leaving unique a…
 
The Great Wall of China, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a symbol of the Chinese nation. Like many other World Heritage Sites, some sections of it faces the threat of disappearing due to manmade damage or natural erosion. For Dong Yaohui, who became the first man to walk the entire length of the Great Wall in 1985, studying and preserving the Worl…
 
​Actor and director Lan Tianye is a household name in China. Born in 1927, his illustrious career has seen him star in and direct scores of popular and influential stage dramas and TV series. Even in his twilight years, this award-winning performer continues to explore the world of performing arts. But what is his acting like and how has he earned …
 
Zeng Zhengchao is in his 20s and was the first Chinese representative to ever win a gold medal in welding at the WorldSkills Competition, dubbed the “Olympics in vocational skills”. Li Wanjun, who is in his 50s, ensures safety on the world’s largest and ever-expanding high-speed railway network through his excellent welding skills.…
 
On June 17th, 2021, three Chinese astronauts—Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming, and Tang Hongbo—entered the Tianhe core module of China’s space station. This landmark achievement was the first time that astronauts from China, also known as taikonauts, had entered their country’s own space station. In this edition of Footprints, we tell the stories of these …
 
​Xu Yuanchong, who died in June 2021 at the age of 100, was one of the most famous and acclaimed translators in China. Adored by many as a legend in the field of translation, he devoted his life to translating ancient Chinese classics into English and French, and vice versa. For him, translation was a lifelong passion and a craft which needed const…
 
​The world-renowned agricultural scientist Yuan Longping passed away in hospital in the central Chinese city of Changsha on May 22nd. He was 91. Known as the “Father of Hybrid Rice”, Yuan devoted his life to developing high-yield rice varieties that helped feed people around the globe. In this special edition of Footprints, we commemorate him by re…
 
​Zou Bin is a young man in his 20s but already a master bricklayer. In 2015, he became the first Chinese bricklayer to win a medal in a major international competition of vocational skills. Three years later, at age 22, he became one of the youngest deputies elected to the 13th National People’s Congress, China’s top law-making body. But what was t…
 
Zhang Guimei is a veteran educator working at a middle school for girls in Yunnan Province in the southwest of China. She rises up before dawn every day to prepare her middle school students for a day of Spartan-style living and studying. Some of Zhang’s students compared her with Zhou Bapi, a crooked landlord in a popular Chinese novel, who imitat…
 
Birds of prey or raptors, such as eagles, are loved by many people for their flying abilities, vigorousness and ferocity. Being on top of the food chain, raptors play a crucial role in maintaining ecological balance. But they are facing grave threats caused by human activities. As a result, many raptors get hurt or run into trouble as they navigate…
 
The Yangtze finless porpoise is an extremely endangered species under the highest level of state protection in China. To save the species from the threat of extinction, an increasing number of conservationists have been making diligent and sometimes risky efforts to protect its habitat. In this edition of Footprints, we follow the trail blazed by t…
 
In recent years, China has made remarkable progress in a wide range of scientific fields – especially in 5G and quantum communications technologies. According to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China has built 718-thouand 5G base stations, making up 70 percent of the world's total. But how and why has China achieved such feats?…
 
Professor Shing-Tung Yau is the first person of Chinese descent who has been awarded the Fields Medal, the top prize in mathematics. In 2009, he returned to China from the United States and founded the Yau Mathematical Sciences Center at Tsinghua University with an objective to make Tsinghua’s academic level in mathematics the best in the world. No…
 
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