Since at least the Shang dynasty, chopsticks have been used as eating utensils by generations of Chinese who, in turn, passed their culinary culture onto other Asian countries. Our Host James Chau speaks with author Ian Huen.
China is home to one of the globe’s most expansive rail systems, providing service for roughly two billion passengers and more than three billion tons of cargo every year. And though it only began high-speed rail construction in 2003, it quickly topped the list for the country with the most high-speed rail lines in the world.
While World Cup fans cheered on their favorite teams recently, manufacturers in Yiwu, China rushed to make the merchandise and souvenirs they purchased in droves. On the eve of each World Cup, they produce 100,000 footballs within 50 days, and more than 2 million jerseys for the Cup alone. Take a look behind the scenes of one the world's busiest manufacturing moments of the past year.
The Chinese New Year has arrived with the ideals and values that are intrinsic to this traditional festival. At a time when the world can feel complex and even dark, the Year of the Rabbit promises renewed hope and unity. This story by our Host James Chau.