Before the arrival of modern air-conditioning, people kept cool in warm weather using hand-held fans. But these delicate, decorative objects are also known as an expression of folk art, particularly in China where they hold significance for rituals and ceremonial occasions. Our Host James Chau looks deeper at this unique cultural heritage.
The world's biggest ultra large container ship has launched in China with a deck almost the size of four soccer fields. It's also planet-friendly with technology that enables it to sail at high speeds, but low fuel consumption. Our Host James Chau takes a look inside at the latest vessel to be built in Shanghai, a city with a rich shipbuilding history.
A variety of silk known as 'fragrant clouds' truly lives up to its name. But the textile is not only delicate, but is highly breathable, water resistant, and largely crease-free. Our Host James Chau ventures into silk producing areas and explores the techniques by which they make and dye the material.