笨鸟先飞早入林bèn niǎo xiān fēi zǎo rù lín It is important to be early to achieve success 飞蛾投火fēi é tóu huǒ Heading for self destruction 飞黄腾达fēi huáng téng dá Sudden rise to success and honour 飞禽走兽fēi qín zǒu shòu Wildlife 鸡飞蛋打jī fēi dàn dǎ Complete disaster 龙飞凤舞lóng fēi fèng wǔ Flamboyant. Lively and vigorous
飞机fēi jī airplane
Beijing and other old cities have a few areas remaining of traditional courtyard houses. It is the narrow lanes between the buildings that are called 'hutongs'. Although towns were laid out to a formal geometric plan the districts were developed informally and as individual families prospered or declined their houses extended or contracted. Over the centuries the ad hoc development led to many narrow and winding hutongs. Read More
You can find information not only about China's long history but its present and future too. We cover the years since 1912, the space program, the current leadership and system of government as well as some lengthy musing on China's future direction. Read More
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