顾左右而言他gù zuǒ yòu ér yán tā Avoiding talking about something; taking a long digression
他们tā mén they 他买了三张票tā mǎi lesān zhāng piào He bought three tickets 他去那儿了tā qù nà rle Where has he gone?
China has the largest number of land borders together with Russia. There are 14 in all, starting in East and running anti-clockwise they are: Korea (North), Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. The length of border with Afghanistan is tiny - only 40 miles; Laos and Tajikistan have only slightly longer at 200 miles. Read More
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.