Two girls in Chongqing on Saturday move the pieces on a 1,600-square-meter board during a game of Go, or Weiqi in Chinese, attended by the mainland’s world champion, Gu Li, and his Taiwan counterpart, Zhou Jun-xun. [PHOTO BY ZHANG ZHI / FOR CHINA DAILY]
From a distance it is just a ropey-looking mandarin jacket, even on close inspection few would suspect it is really a specially designed overcoat for cheating during imperial exams, the highest-level exam presided over by the emperor, in the Ming Dynasty (1369-1644 AD).
Meng says he was working outside in Heilongjiang's Wuchang in 1994, when he saw a metallic shimmering on a mountainside. He went to investigate, believing it was likely a downed helicopter, when he blacked out.
A recording clip on the Internet allegedly showing a government official talking about fengshui has sparked controversy as it seemed to suggest the construction of a building was halted because the official believed it would disturb the fengshui of a nearby government compound.