点石成金diǎn shí chéng jīn To work something of no worth into something of value 雷声大,雨点小léi shēng dà, yǔ diǎn xiǎo Overly portentous. Reality did not match expectation 煽风点火shān fēng diǎn huǒ Create a lot of trouble
Attitudes to women have varied greatly in China over the centuries. The traditional subservient position of women in society has only really changed in the last sixty years. Our section describes the role of women down the centuries including the role of concubines and how some Imperial women bucked the trend.
The foundations of a new major tourist attraction have been laid of an ambitious $1 billion project. The new Titanic is located far inland - on the Qijiang River, Sichuan. The builders are planning to honor the blockbuster film 'Titanic' ➚ rather than the original doomed maiden voyage of 1912. Some of the key rooms and cabins will be faithfully recreated but not all of them. It is due to be open for visitors by the end of 2017.