Xiamen population topped 4M in 2017
City officials said last week that Xiamen's permanent resident population topped four million in 2017, up by 90,000 residents and 2.3 percent year-on-year.
Even-odd license plate traffic restrictions set for holiday season
Traffic authorities announced last week a series of traffic restrictions for the Spring Festival peak tourism season.
Xiamen folk customs about New Year
The first day of Chinese New Year is known as Kaizheng in Xiamen, which means the beginning of spring.
Old Xiamen in Foreigners' Eyes
To the Westerner it would be preposterous to name a dish after a poet, or a stew after a playwright. But the Chinese openly name certain cuts of meat after great names in history and their various soups after great artists.
Xiamen-based films upgrade through innovation
As traditional manufacturing industry has faced severe challenges over the past few years, enterprises from Jimei district of Xiamen, Fujian province have sought upgrading by innovation.
Softball keeps you dreaming: Xiamen Softball League blooms
On Thursday nights,a group of softball lovers and amateur players regularly gather at the baseball field in Xiamen University.They are Xiamen Taifeng Baseball Team and Amoy Bombers Softball Club,two international baseball teams in Xiamen.
Team Rounds of the First Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition conclude
The team rounds of the first Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students was successfully concluded at Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School on 29th May.
The 1st Xiamen 'Little Diplomats' English Proficiency Competition wraps up individual rounds
The First Xiamen “Little Diplomats” English Proficiency Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students wrapped last weekend. Events were spread across the Xiamen University Affiliated Keji High School, Wuyuan No. 2 Experimental School and Xiamen No. 3 Middle School.
Finland officials give thumbs up to Xiamen tea
A delegation of officials from the Finland Ministry of Justice paid a visit to a teahouse in Xiamen, Fujian province on the sidelines of a two-day seminar, on Feb 1.
Customised printed coffee comes to Xiamen
What kind of experience would it be to print your favorite photos on coffee and to then drink it?
Enjoy strawberry afternoon tea at Xiamen hotels
Sweet strawberries with a milkshake can make for a relaxed and lazy winter afternoon.
Xiamen Eating Castle stands out in Shapowei
On December 11th, as a gathering of Taiwanese snacks, Shapowei Eating Castle was formally settled in Xiamen. The castle is a new landmark for gourmet tourism that has gathered many traditional Minnan snacks. At present, there are forty five inhabitants in the castle, including nineteen Chinese Time-Honored Brands, which have been recommended by A Bite of China, and twenty two old and famous local shops with a history of more than twenty years. The Eating Castle is also on a mission to promote traditional culture. Located in Shapowei, the heart of old Xiamen, the gourmet castle is a comfortable place to feel some peace and relaxation, a place to taste an authentic snack. In order to let more people enjoy authentic snacks, the Shapowei Eating Castle is going to hold a month-long activity for million people to eat for free!
Wine festival a grape success in Xiamen
A wine and music festival was held in the coastal city of Xiamen, Fujian province from Nov 17 to 18.
Shapowei vegetable market to be renovated
The Shapowei Community and the sub-district of Xiagang jointly announced last week a renovation plan for the agriculture produce market on Daxue Road. The plan includes elements suggested by a cultural and creative company as well as students from universities in Xiamen.
Construction begins on new branch of Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital
Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for its new eastern branch in Tong'an. Located at the intersection of Xifu Road and Xike Street, the branch will include facilities for medical treatment, disease prevention, teaching and scientific research.
Three self-service drug vending machines put into use in Xiamen
What can we do if we need medicine when the pharmacy is closed at night? Recently, there is a new kind of self-service drug vending machine standing in front of a pharmacy next to Ruijing Commercial Plaza. Even at midnight, people can buy daily medicines they require.
HPV vaccine developed by XMU gets permission for clinical testing
A second-generation HPV vaccine has been approved by China Food and Drug Administration for clinical testing, the developer said Wednesday.
2017 Golden Spring Cup National Fitness Contest opens in Xiamen
November 14th , the 2017 Golden Spring Cup National Fitness Contest, was held in Xiamen Sports Center.
Run for Fun promotes healthy lifestyle in Xiamen
The 2017 Vanke Run for Fun was held in Xiamen, Fujian province on Oct 28.
English musician and Xiamen: Fate, play, and love
A musician went looking for Xiamen - and found herself (and a puppy).
Campus concert dazzles Xiamen
A concert titled Hearing Jimei by a group of college music talents was staged in the Jimei district of Xiamen, Fujian province on Jan 20.
Filming for China-Singapore coproduction begins in Xiamen
Filming for Ten Hours of Divorce, a feature movie being coproduced by China and Singapore, recently began in Xiamen, the capital of East China's Fujian province.
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra visits Xiamen
On December 31st, the Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra performed a wonderful symphony concert at Xiamen Cangjiang Theater from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm to celebrate the rapidly arriving 2018.
Hip-Hop world champions gather in Xiamen
Riding on the nationwide wave of interest in the entertainment show "Chinese Hip-Hop”, the three-day "Hip-Hop Xiamen” came to town and on December 24th concluded.
Xiamen Tefang takes 2017-2018 China Badminton Super League title
Zheng Siwei scored two points to help Xiamen Tefang breeze past Zhejiang Nengyuan 3-0 to take the 2017-2018 China Badminton Super League title here on Friday.
Speed and passion: China Drift Championship Finals 2017
The China Drift Championship Finals 2017 were held in Xiamen on the 13th January when eleven teams, from all across the country, participated in the competition. The whole contest was passionate and the audience was burning with excitement as they saw cool colors coupled with the roar of car engines drifting and turning.
Tree climbing championship wraps up in Xiamen
The China Tree Climbing Championship, the first international one of its kind in China, came to a close in Xiamen, Fujian province on Dec 10.
2017 Asian Golf Championship tees off in Xiamen
Asian Tour rookie William Harrold of Britain exploded into life in the opening round of the 2017 Asian Golf Championship, shooting a new course record of an eight-under-par 64 to lead by four here on Thursday.
Xiamen International Football Club in full swing
On the shores of beautiful Yundang Lake, there is an international football club-Xiamen International Football Club (XMIFC). Formed of players from 35 different countries,the club was founded in August 2006 by three football lovers, namely Danilo from Germany, Peter from Taipei and Xiao Xu from Xiamen.
Tefang G01 Xinzuo, Four Bedrooms, Three Bathrooms
Release Date:2018/1/3 Expires: Price: Rmb 8,800 per month Size:180 sq.m Floor: /12 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment/Flat District: Siming, Xiamen Address: No.385-413, Xiahe Road
Gulong Mingzhu, Three Bedrooms, One Bathroom
Release Date:2018/1/2 Expires: Price: Rmb 3,600 per month Size:130sq.m Floor: /12 Listing Type: For Rent District: Jimei, Xiamen Property Type: Apartment/Flat Address: No.1-28, Yindou Beili Location: Gulong Mingzhu
Yuantong Center, One Bedroom, One Bathroom
Release Date:2018/1/3 Expires: Price: Rmb 2,000 per month Size:40sq.m Floor: /31 Listing Type: For rent Property Type: Apartment /Flat
Pulling on Your 'Heartstrings'
Americans celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14. It is a day for love and hearts can be seen everywhere!
Tracing family roots in China
20世纪初，Ng Yeah Cian的祖父从中国来到马来西亚定居，全家人就再也没能回去看看家乡。而今随着两地交流日益通畅便捷，Ng Yeah Cian决定一圆家人的寻根梦，回福建漳州拜访乡亲和老宅。去年一年，Ng Yeah Cian五次来到中国，每次都有感于中国文化的博大精深。他还转学到厦门大学马来西亚分校就读，他说，因为这里与祖国的联系更密切。
古体的“客”像是一个来到屋里，并暂时住下的人。 The early Chinese character for "客(kè)" was like a person getting into a house and temporarily living there.
Lesson 32 Looking for an Apartment
Do you know how to say “rental” in Chinese? Let’s find out in today’s lesson.
To rent a House 租房子（zū fáng zi）
If you are a newcomer to Xiamen, you may find it difficult to find a home for yourself. You can call on the services of trustworthy housing agents to do the job.