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The Irish Times
The heroes, villains and the bare cheek of the Met balllived up to expectation. The theme was, “China: Through a Looking Glass”, and t
The heroes, villains and the bare cheek of the Met ball
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
lived up to expectation. The theme was, “China: Through a Looking Glass”, and the outfits ranged from modern China to full Ming dynasty. Rihanna’s was the outfit that stole the show. When everyone else was wearing some version of the naked dress... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The world's fastest growing travel destinationsthe first emperor’s Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an to Beijing’s Forbidden City, w
The world's fastest growing travel destinations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
the first emperor’s Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an to Beijing’s Forbidden City, which served as the imperial palace from the Ming dynasty until the end of the Qing dynasty." 7. Mozambique + 7% per year Why go? Its seaside hotspots are driving the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Qing dynasty vase at Harvard Art Museums is crackling with historySong ceramics. They preferred blue-and-white or polychrome porcelains. But the
Qing dynasty vase at Harvard Art Museums is crackling with history
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Song ceramics. They preferred blue-and-white or polychrome porcelains. But the more austere literati class during the Ming Dynasty continued to favor them. In order to appear both scholarly and authoritative, which was the Confucian ideal,... Read more
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Washington City Paper
‘Painting With Words,’ Jake Shimabukuro, and a New Paperhaus SingleIn the booming days of China’s Ming dynasty, the “Three Perfections” of poetry,
‘Painting With Words,’ Jake Shimabukuro, and a New Paperhaus Single
Washington City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
In the booming days of China’s Ming dynasty, the “Three Perfections” of poetry, painting, and calligraphy were praised and those who excelled at all three techniques were considered masters. The latest exhibition at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery,... Read more
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CTV News
More Western art on shopping list for Chinese tycoon Liubuys and an irreverent approach. His acquisitions have mainly been of Chinese
More Western art on shopping list for Chinese tycoon Liu
CTV News / Posted 11 days ago
buys and an irreverent approach. His acquisitions have mainly been of Chinese heritage, most famously the tiny Ming Dynasty "Chicken Cup" for which he paid $36 million in 2014 at Sotheby's before drinking tea from it, causing a social... Read more
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Washington City Paper
'Painting With Words' at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: Monday, April 18in one corner, painters in another, and digital artists in another group altoge
'Painting With Words' at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: Monday, April 18
Washington City Paper / Posted 11 days ago
in one corner, painters in another, and digital artists in another group altogether. But in the booming days of China’s Ming dynasty, the “Three Perfections” of poetry, painting, and calligraphy were praised and those who excelled at all three... Read more
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The China Post
More Western art on shopping list for China's Liubuys and an irreverent approach. His acquisitions have mainly been of Chinese h
More Western art on shopping list for China's Liu
The China Post / Posted 13 days ago
buys and an irreverent approach. His acquisitions have mainly been of Chinese heritage, most famously the tiny Ming Dynasty "Chicken Cup" for which he paid US$36 million in 2014 at Sotheby's before drinking tea from it, causing a social... Read more
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Sun Star
Raiding Hanoiname from a legend that the 15th century Le Loi, lent a magic sword by the Drag
Raiding Hanoi
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
name from a legend that the 15th century Le Loi, lent a magic sword by the Dragon King with which he defeated the Chinese Ming Dynasty, was now boating on the lake as emperor when a golden turtle surfaced to seek the sword’s return to its master,... Read more
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The Inyo Register
April 10)miles). 879 – Louis III and Carloman II become Kings of the Western Franks. 1
April 10)
The Inyo Register / Posted 19 days ago
miles). 879 – Louis III and Carloman II become Kings of the Western Franks. 1407 – The lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded the title "Great Treasure Prince of Dharma". 1500 – Ludovico Sforza is... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Easing into the East on a cruise in Chinashops and dumpling houses, and Yuyuan Garden, a sprawling public garden with a
Easing into the East on a cruise in China
Guelph Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
shops and dumpling houses, and Yuyuan Garden, a sprawling public garden with a tea house, pagodas and bridges dating to the Ming Dynasty. One of Crystal's bespoke tours (with a private driver and guide) took us to the French Concession, a posh area... Read more
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Pendle Today
Games Central - Quantum Break cuts loose on Xbox Oneplayers discover three distinct civilisations and time periods throughout histo
Games Central - Quantum Break cuts loose on Xbox One
Pendle Today / Posted 20 days ago
players discover three distinct civilisations and time periods throughout history, from the start of the crumble of the Ming Dynasty, the Sikh Empire going at war in India and the aftermath of the Red October revolution. It’s designed for... Read more
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express
British farmer's collection of Chinese vases sells for £45.9mwhile a holy water vessel from the same period went for £9.1million. A six-inc
British farmer's collection of Chinese vases sells for £45.9m
express / Posted 21 days ago
while a holy water vessel from the same period went for £9.1million. A six-inch bowl made for an emperor in the Ming dynasty in the 15th century sold for almost £6million. PILKINGTON GLASSAs more people in China become rich the demand... Read more
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Daily Mirror
This Brit's antiques collection sold for an unbelievable sum of moneyPilkington's ritual holy water vessel achieved a massive £9.1 million A six in
This Brit's antiques collection sold for an unbelievable sum of money
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Pilkington's ritual holy water vessel achieved a massive £9.1 million A six inch wide bowl made for an Emperor in the Ming dynasty in the 15th century went under the hammer for almost £6m. The bowl is so rare that many of the world's greatest... Read more
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Herald Sun
Analysis: Queen Elizabeth StakesOcean. The legendary Tulloch won the race three times — in 1958, 1960 and 1961
Analysis: Queen Elizabeth Stakes
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Ocean. The legendary Tulloch won the race three times — in 1958, 1960 and 1961. Other winners include: Gay Icarus (1971), Ming Dynasty (1978), Rough Habit (1992), Veandercross (1993), Jeune (1995), Doriemus (1996), Might And Power (1998), Lonhro... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Analysis: Queen Elizabeth StakesOcean. The legendary Tulloch won the race three times — in 1958, 1960 and 1961
Analysis: Queen Elizabeth Stakes
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
Ocean. The legendary Tulloch won the race three times — in 1958, 1960 and 1961. Other winners include: Gay Icarus (1971), Ming Dynasty (1978), Rough Habit (1992), Veandercross (1993), Jeune (1995), Doriemus (1996), Might And Power (1998), Lonhro... Read more
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SportsFan
Facts and figures on the Queen ElizabethThe legendary Tulloch won the race three times - in 1958, 1960 and 1961 * Othe
Facts and figures on the Queen Elizabeth
SportsFan / Posted 23 days ago
The legendary Tulloch won the race three times - in 1958, 1960 and 1961 * Other winners include: Gay Icarus (1971), Ming Dynasty (1978), Rough Habit (1992), Veandercross (1993), Jeune (1995), Doriemus (1996), Might And Power (1998), Lonhro... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Diamond and scroll break auction records in Hong Kongmore than $170 million in November. He set a record for Chinese porcelain in 2
Diamond and scroll break auction records in Hong Kong
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
more than $170 million in November. He set a record for Chinese porcelain in 2014 by paying over $36 million for a tiny Ming Dynasty cup depicting a rooster and hen tending to their chicks, know as the "chicken cup". Liu made world headlines by... Read more
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express
Gang who stole £57million in rhino horn artefacts are jailedtheft of 18 pieces of Chinese jade from the Fitzwilliam Museum, in Cambridge.
Gang who stole £57million in rhino horn artefacts are jailed
express / Posted 24 days ago
theft of 18 pieces of Chinese jade from the Fitzwilliam Museum, in Cambridge. One of the most valuable pieces stolen was a Ming Dynasty bowl and figurine worth £16million. Excessive use of the horn? Rhino charges car in animal kingdom’s... Dale... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Tea ceremony, Qi Gong & Tai Chi practicetype of tea are we drinking today? Da Hong Pao, Wulong tea from the Wu Yi Mount
Tea ceremony, Qi Gong & Tai Chi practice
WWLP Springfield / Posted 27 days ago
type of tea are we drinking today? Da Hong Pao, Wulong tea from the Wu Yi Mountains. It is a prized tea dating back to the Ming dynasty where the Emperor’s family was healed from drinking it. This tea comes from a descendant of those same tea... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indian Hotels reboots by going asset-lightPark property in Beijing. In close proximity to the Temple of Heaven, construct
Indian Hotels reboots by going asset-light
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
Park property in Beijing. In close proximity to the Temple of Heaven, constructed in 1420 and used by Emperors of the Ming dynasty, it was to be a 46-room luxury hotel. A further three hotels were also planned in China including a 500-key... Read more
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ajc.com
Easing into the East on a cruise in Chinashops and dumpling houses, and Yuyuan Garden, a sprawling public garden with a
Easing into the East on a cruise in China
ajc.com / Posted a month ago
shops and dumpling houses, and Yuyuan Garden, a sprawling public garden with a teahouse, pagodas and bridges dating to the Ming Dynasty. One of Crystal’s bespoke tours (with a private driver and guide) took us to the French Concession, a posh area... Read more
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University of Queensland
Chinese steel giant gives stamp of approval to Aussie universitiesTechnology, +61 7 7 3346 9976, t.leggatt@uq.edu.au. Image: In Shanghai’s 450-y
Chinese steel giant gives stamp of approval to Aussie universities
University of Queensland / Posted a month ago
Technology, +61 7 7 3346 9976, t.leggatt@uq.edu.au. Image: In Shanghai’s 450-year-old Yuyuan Garden, dating from the Ming Dynasty, (left to right) Dr Jian Yang (Senior Engineer, Baosteel Research Institute); Dr Pijun Zhang (President,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Islands in Dispute: Conflict over bits of rock and sand in South China SeaEventually, however, for the Chinese, such officially sanctioned and sponsored
Islands in Dispute: Conflict over bits of rock and sand in South China Sea
Daily Maverick / Posted a month ago
Eventually, however, for the Chinese, such officially sanctioned and sponsored trade essentially vanished at the end of the Ming dynasty and then by its replacement by the Manchus. The latter were a ruling class largely uninterested in expanding... Read more

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