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A beautiful ‘Assumption’ leading to discontent!

Almost 5,500 kms from Delhi, far down in Indian Ocean just about 600 kms from coast of Tanzania in Africa, an unimaginably beautiful tiny island with an area of just 11.6 sq. km is a source of discontent because of India. It must be something we rarely know about, but despite its small size Assumption […]

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A Dali for this year’s Lantern Festival in Taiwan

A beagle-inspired handheld lantern for the 2018 Lantern Festival was unveiled at Taipei recently with long ears that “flap” when the lantern moves and a special belly that casts a paw-shaped shadow. Representing the upcoming Year of the Dog in the Chinese zodiac, the lantern is designed in the shape of man’s best friend and […]

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Lost temple discovered after 1,000 years in China

Chinese archaeologists have found a famous temple that remained hidden for nearly a millennium in China’s southwestern Sichuan province. The Fugan Temple, located in downtown Chengdu, was a famous temple that lasted from the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317- 420) to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Daoxuan, a famous Tang Dynasty (618-907) monk, once wrote that an official […]

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Light Up the Night with Color at Hong Kong Disneyland

Using a magic paintbrush and his vivid imagination, Sorcerer Mickey will light up the night with dazzling colors at the launch of “Disney Paint The Night”, the new nighttime spectacular coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in October 2014! The parade will mark Hong Kong Disneyland’s newest chapter after the completion of its three-part expansion project […]

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An airport at half the Everest’s altitude

Daocheng Yading Airport, the world’s highest civilian airport, which is located 14,472 feet above sea level, began operations this month in China’s Sichuan province in a remote Tibetan region of China. The new airport is approximately 98 miles from Yading Nature Reserve in the eastern part of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Yading is known as “the […]

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More Indians going to China

Whatever the political situations might be, even the border tension between the countries has not been able to deter Indian tourists from flocking to China. It started as a trickle a decade ago and is turning out to be a flood as China has steadily emerged as a new destination for Indians who are going […]

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