New ferry hits the seas for Xiamen-Jinmen ferry route
The New Golden Lucky Dragon passenger ship recently went into operation along the Xiamen-Jinmen ferry route.
Zhang Guolong solo art exhibition kicks off
The Zhang Guolong solo exhibition entitled A Happy Excursion opened last Saturday at the Art Museum of China Profiles near Shapowei.
3 major fairs to be held in Xiamen on October 18-22
The 13th China Xiamen International Buddhist Items & Crafts Fair (Autumn Edition), the 2018 China Xiamen International Tea Fair (Autumn Edition) and the 10th China Xiamen International Vegetarian Food and Organic Products Fair will be held simultaneously at the Xiamen International Conference and Exhibition Center from October 18th to October 22nd
Fujian adds 28 Gulangyu buildings to protected heritage list
The new set of protected sites includes 28 buildings on Gulangyu, bringing to 43 the islet's total number of protected sites.
XMU hosts student entrepreneurship competition
Xiamen University recently hosted the final round of the 4th China College Students' "Internet Plus" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition which concluded on Monday.
Xiamen Shining in the Eyes of Two Baltimore Area Brothers
The island of Xiamen is movie ready with its palm trees, boardwalk and beach. Everything in this picturesque city was surreal from the people to the scenery. We met welcoming people that treated you like family as soon we landed.
Three marvelous days of sister-cities exchange trip in Xiamen
The Xiamen-Baltimore sister-cities exchange program was scheduled from July 25th to July 28th. Five middle school students from Xiamen, including myself, introduced Xiamen and Chinese culture to the exchange students from Baltimore high schools.
Football deepens friendship between China and foreign countries
On the sunny afternoon of August 1, the final of the 2018 Xiamen International Youth Football Invitational was held on the green football field of Xiamen No. 2 High School Wuyuanwan Campus.
Seashine Group begins subsidized pricing for vegetables
The Seashine Group launched an emergency plan to stabilize the price of key food prices in the wake of a spike in vegetable prices caused by recent heavy rainfall in China.
Seafood prices drop as fishing moratorium ends
The end of the annual summer moratorium on commercial fishing in Xiamen waters ended this month, according to maritime authorities.
Local producers to adhere to sea worm jelly quality standards
Health officials recently announced that a raft of suggested standards governing the production and packaging of sea worm jelly is now open to public comment.
Hakka food festival debuts
The Hakka food festival debuted on July 13 at the Xiamen Huaqiao Hotel. The local branch of the Liancheng Hakka Cuisine Association is hosting the event, which runs through Sunday.
Imported beer floods Xiamen as 2018 FIFA World Cup to kick off
With the first kick off just around the corner, Xiamen football fans have been busy stockpiling food and drink for the month-long tournament, that runs from June 14 to July 15.
Party snacks: cheesy churros with a spicy salsa
These cheesy, slightly spicy churros make a good party snack. They taste best the day they are made but, if needed, can be reheated in the oven (at 180 degrees Celsius for about five minutes) to crisp them up. While they are delicious as is, they are even better with this roasted red pepper and jalape？o salsa, which can be made a day or two in advance.
City opens public school sports facilities to local residents
The sports facilities of 14 public schools are now open to the general public for free, according to local officials.
Siamese twins separated in Xiamen hospital
Physicians at the Xiamen Maternal and Child Health Hospital successfully carried out a separation operation last week on a pair of conjoined twins.
China to enhance role of Internet Plus in medical care
The State Council, China's cabinet, on Thursday expanded the role of Internet Plus in medical care.
Xiang'an Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University to open this year
Jointly directed by the Xiamen Municipal Government and Xiamen University, the Xiang'an Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University (referred to as the Xiang'an Hospital) has had its outdoor decoration completed, and is expected to start operating in the 2nd half of 2018.
Two Xiamen hospitals listed on China top 100 rankings
The Nature Publishing Index China announced last week its official annual rankings of China's top 100 medical facilities. The Xiamen Number One Hospital and the Zhongshan Hospital (both of which are affiliated with Xiamen University) made the list.
Jazz festival kicks off in Shapowei at Real Live
The Xiamen Chuan Jazz Festival kicked off last Saturday at the Real Live music house in Shapowei.
Tong'an hosts Estonian pianist concert
The district of Tong'an hosted a National Day celebration headlined by celebrated Estonian pianist Ivari Ilja last week. At his Tong'an concert, Mr. Ilja played the works of Western composers such as Edward Tubin, Beethoven and Chopin.
Local children's troupe graces CCTV
A children's performance troupe comprised of students from Xiangan's First Experimental Primary School and Xindian Town Haiwa Team recently performed on the CCTV broadcast of the annual National Children's Quyi Exhibition in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu.
Choral festival graces Gulangyu
The Kulangsu (Gulangyu) Choral Festival 2018 kicked off last Monday. The event includes performances by a dozen noted domestic and international choirs.
Local children set to debut pair of songs on CCTV show
The program will include performances by the Blue Dolphin Taiwan Opera Club, a children's musical group from the Haicang School Affiliated to Beijing Normal University
2018 Xiamen youth league for three big-ball games kicks off
The 2018 Xiamen youth league for three big-ball games was launched at the Xiamen Caitang School on November 13th.
Chinese golfers chase Thai champion in Xiamen Orient Masters
The China LPGA Tour swings back into action on Thursday as Prima Thammaraks is back in South China's coastal city Xiamen to defend her Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Orient Masters title against a strong field of top players from around the region.
Xiamen Orient Masters golf tourney tees off tomorrow
The Mitsubishi Cup's Xiamen Orient Masters golf tournament tees off tomorrow at the Xiamen Orient Golf and Country Club.
CYA Youth Regatta finals kick off in Xiamen
The 4th Meisha Cup China Yacht Association (CYA) Youth Regatta finals kicked off on Tuesday in Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province.
WSB finals kicks off in Xiamen
The Cuba Domadores secured a narrow 3-2 win over the defending champions Astana Arlans Kazakhstan in the first leg of the World Series of Boxing Season VIII Finals that kicked off in Xiamen on Sept 26.