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Weiwu, Why Not? Touring Hakka “Earth Houses” in Meizhou

When you hear the phrase "Hakka architecture", probably one of the first things that comes to mind are those donut-shaped tulou (土楼) earth houses in Fujian's Yongding county that are famous for being mistakenly identified as missile silos by an American intelligence agent. Less well-known—and shamefully underrated—are the 20,000 or so Hakka weiwu (围屋) buildings in Guangdong's Meizhou countryside (梅州), which have got everything you could ever want in a Hakka home and more.

Low-salary apartments draw frauds in many cities

He said the bureau has evidence of cheating involving more than 20 households, which will face punishment.Regulations state that fraudulent applicants can be deprived of the right to apply for three years.But some fear the punishment is not enough to stop people from forging information in a bid to buy the houses for profit.

Insurance funds in China to be managed bysecurities houses

They also expressed their willingness to establish a more smooth communication andinformation sharing mechanism to strengthen the regulatory cooperation and promotethe healthy and stable development of capital markets.

Turkey opens part of real estate market toChinese nationals

The law marks the biggest opening in Turkey's real estate market to foreign investors,said former Vice President of the government's Privatization Administration, SuleymanYasar, adding that it is designed to make Turkey more accessible to foreign investmentand make Istanbul a global city.

Guangzhou Sculpture Park: More than Just Sculptures

The sculptures can be found littered all over the park, starting with some very grandiose obelisks at the main entrance, as well as the obligatory statues of historical figures. Some of the most interesting can be found down by the lake if you walk straight ahead from the main entrance. The pathway beside the lake showcases some typical Chinese scenes by a surreal artist who wonderfully captures the moment with very strange looking figures.

Chinese culture

Huaqiang Holdings is a conglomerate with interests in electronics and culture-based industries. The company will develop the project with support from China Development Bank, China-Africa Development Fund (CAD Fund) and Industrial Development Corporation, a State-owned investment company from South Africa.

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