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Gǔqín 古琴 (Chinese traditional seven-stringed instrument with similarities with the European zither)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tlsev6ZepqE

Chinese firm builds «The Great Mosque of Algiers» with 265 meters high minaret
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... YYIv2MSl7c

Chinese help revive village in Russia's Far East (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhSzqknJgWM

The village that changed China (6 min. South China Morning Post video):
小岗村 Xiǎogǎng village, Fengyang County, Chuzhou, Anhui province:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEnE3AOrEL0

«A pair of chopsticks» (5 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... kNRtd-q8Rk

India’s states vs China’s provinces in billion US$ 1993-2017 (short video)
Also note to the right: Guangdong province compared with countries (flags)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lF3619FfS4

重庆 Chóngqìng (formerly spelled Chungking), the most important city in Western China (5 min. video). Music: Love Particles (an orchestra): «Songs To Your Eyes!»
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0No09K8 ... u.be&t=212

All of Shenzhen's buses run on electric power, so will all taxis (short video)
https://video.twimg.com/amplify_video/1 ... 9EjDIM.mp4

China's Tech Giant Alibaba’s New Supermarkets (4 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pl7VRRIs5Uo

Shenkeng Old Street, Shenkeng district, New Taipei, Taiwan province
(a short Chinese language video lesson)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KEFDci ... e=youtu.be

Soy Sauce Chicken (4 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4kBY0CiP8U

«Chinggis Khan on film»
Article with film examples on the relationship between Mongolians and Han-Chinese
https://apjjf.org/2018/22/Eng.html

2019 Public Holiday Calendar:
Most Celebrated Festivals in China
https://www.travelchinaguide.com/essent ... oliday.htm

Information collected by Rolf Melheim, co-author of: «Høyhastighetslandet. Historier fra det moderne Kina» (256 pages), http://www.newchinasite.wordpress.com​
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Visit gives new push to Norway relations
http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/a/20181 ... 82b93.html

One Village, Two Countries, No Border (5 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... YE-Xxl0H7Q

中国杂技黑龙舞术团 变面 (in Japan)
Zhōngguó zájì hēilóng wǔshù tuán - Biàn miàn
Chinese Acrobatic Black Dragon Dance Troupe - Changing face
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPBkegj ... e=youtu.be

Chinese girl aims to widen audience for traditional puppet show (3 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y547Pei34bI

«Asian Boss»: How Much Do The Chinese Know About The World?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGk4ME67dLU

Gross Domestic Product 1960-2016 and 2016-2099 (5 min. video)
USA in blue color; West Germany: grey; Japan: yellow; GB: marine blue; France: lilac; Soviet Union: red; India: green; China: bright red
https://youtu.be/lmnlIAJLonQ

China Dominates Skyscraper Construction
https://www.statista.com/chart/12382/ch ... struction/

Beijing’s Daxing Airport expected to open June 2019 (short video)
https://youtu.be/OmTIZhdDK7k

David Lee: The best of Beijing (7 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGfSrsOWOwA

Yangtze Three Gorges Dam and the world's largest shiplift (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... z0jLZBkx6I

Reuters: Shanghai National Day buildings’ light show (short video)
https://video.twimg.com/amplify_video/1 ... dlByZw.mp4

Shanghai Xiaolongbao dumplings made the old fashioned way (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... RJ4lyM2g04

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Feng Timo sings ‘Lemon tree’ (in Chinese)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Da5cw39Jddc
English translation: https://genius.com/Fools-garden-lemon-tree-lyrics

Forest planted by the Liao family – attracts thousands of egrets (white heron)
(4 min. video with English subtitle option)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmKsJfQwLjA

Chinese girl searching for her birth parents (article)
https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/families ... -years-ago

Tianmen (Gate to Heaven) mountain and temple: the 99 bends road, the 999 steps ‘Stairway to heaven’ outside Zhangjiajie city, Hunan province (9 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFlWKKoPbd4

Potala Palace in Lhasa, residence of the Dalai lamas (7 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44ExQM0S4cI

Li River Cruise: Guilin to Yangshuo, Guangxi province (9 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROFmtJLCq1k

South China Morning Post: Life inside the Forbidden City (multimedia)
https://multimedia.scmp.com/culture/art ... er_03.html

400 meter long ‘Fuxing’ high-speed starts operation (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFWm-O0PeAE

Politics, economy:

PricewaterhouseCoopers: 32 most powerful economies in 2030
https://www.businessinsider.com/ranked- ... &IR=T&IR=T

The Pearl River Delta, one of the fastest growing urban regions in the world
https://geoshen.com/posts/the-pearl-riv ... egalopolis

Shocking news: US funding groups and organizations inside China
https://blog.hiddenharmonies.org/2018/0 ... and-china/

Extra:

Best maps of Norway:
http://www.norgeskart.no

Information collected by Rolf Melheim, co-author of: «Høyhastighetslandet. Historier fra det moderne Kina» (256 pages), http://www.newchinasite.wordpress.com​
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«Asian Boss»: Can Chinese Write Their Own Language? (9 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxHskrqMqII

Planting of «Saxauls» in Ejin banner, Inner Mongolia (4 min. video)
Saxauls are hrubs or small trees 1–8 meters high with extensive root systems useful for stabilizing sandy soils.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM2SZ8NS8EM&t=194s

Storing water in artificial stupa glaciers, Ladakh region, India (4 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... dVijr10DZ0

Kungfu masters at Shaolin Temple (a short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIDgATMDWWQ

China's high-speed rail cuts down noise running through «Birds' Paradise» in Tianma Village, Xinhui District of Jiangmen city, Guangdong province (3 min. video)
https://youtu.be/AOmeS6SNCuE

The 254 km long road from Lhasa to Gyantse (5 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN_IPHnpm-Y

Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor pilgrimage street in Lhasa (4 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtO5DVbQp98

Tourism:

The Forbidden City, Beijing (4 min. video)
The seat of 14 Ming and Qing emperors (1420-1911)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9vcSWb6mug

Jinshanling and Simatai Great Wall: The Jinshanling section is 10.5 km long with 67 towers and 3 beacon towers. The Simatai section is 5.4 km long with 35 towers.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEbZ5Y-sxAo

The Terra-cotta Army in Lintong county of Xian city, Shaanxi province (3 min. video)
8,000 officers and soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses, 150 cavalry horses
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhIouznYlvo

Politics, economy:

Pew Research Center: Global popularity test
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/20 ... for-first/

George S. Yip, co-author of «China's Next Strategic Advantage: From Imitation to Innovation» (48 min. lecture with questions and answers)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRqEPGOcEfI

«National Geographic»: How China Plans to Feed 1.4 Billion (article)
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/maga ... riculture/


Information collected by Rolf Melheim, co-author of: «Høyhastighetslandet. Historier fra det moderne Kina» (256 pages), http://www.newchinasite.wordpress.com; «Porten til Midtens rike. Kinesisk mandarin» 1–3 (448 pages) with «Lærerveiledning med kopieringsoriginaler» (306 pages), http://www.kinesiskmandarin.wordpress.com​
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NRK: Johan Wilhelm Normann Munthe
Born in Bergen 1864. Entombed in Beijing 1935 (Article in Norwegian)
https://www.nrk.no/hordaland/johan-munt ... 1.13923643

Lumacha primary school in remote Dingxi, Gansu province
(Article with 3 min. video)
http://www.scmp.com/tech/china-tech/art ... te-poverty

William Liu or Liu Ruilin: Aerial Shanghai 2017
(a 5 min. well-made video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2Bc_jJAmGQ

«Asian boss»: How Do The Japanese Feel About China? (13 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_Gz0vNZftA

Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie, Hunan province (8 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gltSv3ike1g

The guardian of Yellow Mountain’s Guest-Greeting Pine
(Article with a short video)
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1002121/t ... eting-pine

An annual ritual to worship the Yellow Emperor (short video)
https://youtu.be/FaF5EBQkwXc

SCMP: Five main projects of the Belt and Road Initiative - A visual explainer
http://multimedia.scmp.com/news/china/a ... index.html

Guangzhou (Canton) (7 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcBEZRLdpGI

CGTN: Hainan 海南 (6 min. video)
2018: No visa needed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GANaIlOIjvA

«American Eye»: Modern Chinese Construction Projects (8 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WljPi0cbn4

Politics:

Martin Wolf: «How the Beijing elite sees the world»
https://outline.com/P6KdM2
Or: https://www.ft.com/content/c4df31cc-4d2 ... afc22d86d4

Information collected by Rolf Melheim, co-author of: «Høyhastighetslandet. Historier fra det moderne Kina» (256 sider), http://www.newchinasite.wordpress.com; «Porten til Midtens rike. Kinesisk mandarin» 1–3 (448 sider) og «Lærerveiledning med kopieringsorginaler» (306 sider), http://www.kinesiskmandarin.wordpress.com​
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Kay Kay: The Girl from Guangzhou (48 min. video)
Fact-based report over 20 years by Bruno Sorrentino
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqixLTECCmg

Nine-year-old girl carries brother to school every day
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2Djuvl ... e=youtu.be

Mississippi China connection (4 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR82yN6 ... e=youtu.be

How Chinese People Feel About Identity (9 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsT9k_T8o6g

Fuxing bullet train Shanghai – Beijing (10 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIRCaupQU9k

Arte (France): China's New Silk Road (42 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-ybBZg ... e=youtu.be

Wuhan Metro, line 6 (photos)
http://www.urbanrail.net/as/cn/wuhan/pi ... -line6.htm

Exquisite ice sculptures decorate Harbin (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR739vy2NyA

Karaoke Culture in China (short video with English translation)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... Asrgd5cLB4

Humor: The Laowai Baoan (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1bu2Glw4ec

Explore China with a local guide?
https://www.showaround.com/

Information collected by Rolf Melheim, co-author of:
«Høyhastighetslandet. Historier fra det moderne Kina» (256 sider),
http://www.newchinasite.wordpress.com; «Porten til Midtens rike.
Kinesisk mandarin» 1–3 (448 sider) og «Lærerveiledning med
kopieringsorginaler» (306 sider),
http://www.kinesiskmandarin.wordpress.com
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South China Morning Post article
Chinese girl adopted by American family miraculously reunited with her
birth parents
http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-maga ... raculously

History of China 1600 BCE to 2017 in seven minutes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWqVzZn ... e=youtu.be

Development of Hangzhou (5 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsITfOJiEC8

Qingdao: Asia's first fully-automated port (short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0saKRk ... e=youtu.be

10 Engineering Projects in China (4 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmiKWTRoiMk

Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Academy – the largest Kung Fu school in China (3
min.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FDL4ZYEfcw

China National Acrobatic Troupe and star performer Di Hui (5 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOH8o2aTzCE

What Chinese think of Chinese tourist stereotypes (9 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v4X_Lj ... e=youtu.be

Los Angeles' San Gabriel Valley the Chinese food mecca of the U.S. (8
min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNRYdW_ ... e=youtu.be

The Legend of the Chinese New Year Animals (article)
https://www.writtenchinese.com/legend-c ... r-animals/

Hong Kong Kowloon Walled City 20 years later (17 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj_8ucS3lMY

Economy:

Former Country Director for China at the World Bank, Yukon Huang,
lectures on his new book: «Debunking Myths About China's Economy» (1
hour video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XepCi0I_g6I

Informative paper by Jeff Schubert: «New Eurasian Age»:
Page 61-85: One Belt and One Road (OBOR).
Page 86-93: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
http://russianeconomicreform.ru/wp-cont ... Update.pdf


Information collected by Rolf Melheim, co-author of
«Høyhastighetslandet. Historier fra det moderne Kina» (256 pages)
http://www.newchinasite.wordpress.com and «Porten til Midtens rike.
Kinesisk mandarin» 1–3 (448 pages)
http://www.kinesiskmandarin.wordpress.com
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Diving pigs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnsA1bJXclI

How Chop Suey Saved San Francisco's Chinatown (8 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvXJoCiP6hM

The Untold Story Of America's Southern Chinese (part 2)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NMrqGHr5zE

10 Great Attractions in Shanghai (6 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij3yH4e8nUc

Why Chinese Manufacturing Wins (11 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7Jfrzk ... e=youtu.be

«Learning from China»-blog
By John Ross, Zhongyang Institute for Financial Studies, People’s
University
http://www.learningfromchina.net/blog/w ... surd-fraud

The beginning of the Silk Road (26 min. RT video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVh_dYa_10I

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Mongolia Got Talent 2016 (5 min. video)
Enkh-Erdene Otgonbat sings George Strait «Amarillo by Morning» (5 min.
video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddBLFdiylFg
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Five years teaching at the top of the world
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/ ... -top-world

Two foreigners living in China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_wMpeRx9VY

Are you going to travel in China by High-speed rail?
(6 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2blgC5o-lYA

16 Must-Know Etiquette Rules for Your Next Trip to China
http://www.vogue.com/article/chinese-et ... lite-china

Disney English in China (pedagogy)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9u2_TrdW3O0

Grandparents in Beijing keeping fit
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84rXHqjltjs

After-study activities in Southern California (3 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sH8sSKwS_gU

Romance of the Three Kingdoms (120 online chapters)
http://threekingdoms.wikia.com/wiki/Rom ... hapter_001

Asia's Rise and America's Decline: From Obama to Trump and Beyond
SPEAKER: Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
MODERATOR: Carla Thorson, Senior Vice President, World Affairs
(1 hour video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqcGI1lhgJ0
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18 things uniquely Chinese
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/830182.shtml

Wuhan high-speed train maintenance base (a short video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfWKZVp ... e=youtu.be

China's Economic Miracle (1 min. kjvis.co.uk video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJLpGiH ... e=youtu.be

5 Things To Do in Shanghai (3 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SMRHyhf7BI

Apprentice noodle master (3 min.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxdGYoAQVZU

Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Academy,
Mount Song, Dengfeng city in Henan province (3 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FDL4ZYEfcw

Bike-Sharing in Hangzhou, China (5 min. video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LIEu4HJCI4

Keke Xili (Hol Xil) natural reserve in Qinghai (5 min. China Daily
video)
http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/travel/ ... 098633.htm

SCMP: Reflections of a British veteran Hong Kong University professor
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/educ ... nd-chicken

Chinese and other Asians in the US (10 min. immigration history video)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWA2Lhw ... e=youtu.be
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