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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

7 October 2022

Did you know that kiwis are originally from China?

Furry on the outside, sweet and tangy on the inside. For many the image of a kiwi fruit evokes the country of New Zealand, yet its […]
26 September 2022

China might soon be easing entry restrictions for some foreign tourists

Authorities in China have proposed a regulation that aims to facilitate the entry of some foreigners, CNN reports. According to a draft policy document released by […]
20 September 2022

China could have nuclear fusion power plant ready by 2028, top scientist says

Authorities in China have approved the construction of the world’s largest power plant, which could generate nuclear fusion energy by 2028, according to scientists involved in […]
16 September 2022

The world’s tallest outdoor lift offers views of Avatar like landscape

For over 20 years, the Bailong elevator has watched over the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Hunan, China, offering visitors a view of the scenery that […]
16 September 2022

Did you know about China’s Baoshan arabica coffee?

Yunnan Province is the main coffee producing area in China, and Baoshan City in the same province began to grow coffee in the 1950s. Baoshan arabica […]
9 September 2022

Chinese nuclear reactor could power 10 space stations

China is developing a powerful nuclear reactor for its missions to the Moon and Mars. According to a recent article published in Interesting Engineering, China has […]
7 September 2022

7 Chinese traditions to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a traditional festival celebrated in Chinese culture. Similar holidays are celebrated in Japan (Tsukimi), Korea (Chuseok), Vietnam (Tết Trung Thu), and other countries in East and Southeast […]
5 September 2022

What is the Mid-Autumn Festival and how is it celebrated?

The Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mooncake Festival, is a traditional festival celebrated in Chinese culture. Similar holidays are celebrated in Japan (Tsukimi), Korea (Chuseok), Vietnam (Tết Trung Thu), and other countries in East and Southeast […]
30 August 2022

Did you know of the Cangshan garlic variety?

The story of the Cangshan Garlic, also called “Hu” or “Hu garlic”, starts centuries ago, having been cultivated for over 1,900 years in the Lanling County (former Cangshan […]
24 August 2022

Extremely low levels of China’s Yangtze river reveal ancient Buddhist statues

The severe drought in China is having unforeseen outcomes. Due to falling water levels in the Yangtze River, a submerged island in the southwestern city of […]
18 August 2022

China’s domestic tourism is on the rise, says Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings has reported that domestic tourism in China is on the rise after a period of low activity due to the nation’s strict lockdowns. The […]
16 August 2022

Why Shaanxi is the cradle of Chinese civilization

Shaanxi is a province in north-western China. With a millennia long history, from which it was the capital of the country over 13 dynasties, for more than […]
16 August 2022

China’s “floating” maglev train can travel 10 metres above the ground

China has launched the world’s first suspended magnetic levitation line, built with permanent magnets that can keep a “sky train” afloat forever without power supply, the […]
11 August 2022

10 reasons to visit Xinjiang

Xinjiang is the largest Autonomous Region in China, sitting on the country’s northwest border, at the crossroad of Central and East Asia. At 1.6 million km2, […]
9 August 2022

Did you know the secrets of the Shanxi Aged Vinegar?

Vinegar, the most common condiment in Chinese people’s daily diet, is an indispensable item on the dinner table of almost every household, used in cooking stir-fried […]
29 July 2022
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Beijing International Airport has opened again to international flights

Beijing International Airport reopened its borders to direct international flights on Monday July 25th, the first step of the Chinese capital to enter the world of […]
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