北京烤鸭/běi jīng kǎo yā/Beijing Duck a.k.a Peking Duck

Name of dish: Chinese: 北京烤鸭 PinYin: běi jīng kǎo yāEnglish: Beijing/Peking Roast Duck Image(s) of Dish: Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Description of Dish: As the name says it all, though this dish is indeed delicious, and it originated from Beijing, it would be advised to not eat this often as it is one …

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芹菜炒腰果/Qíncài chǎo yāoguǒ/Stir Fried Cashew Nuts with Celery.

Name of dish: Chinese: 芹菜炒腰果 PinYin: Qíncài chǎo yāoguǒEnglish: Stir Fried Cashew Nuts with Celery Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: Though this dish’s main ingredients are celery, cashew nuts, and garlic, sometimes red pepper (or capsicum) and/or yam are added to the mixture and it is fried together over a very hot wok. It …

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Spring Festival Preparations Underway.

Some commercial and business/company buildings both inside and out are beginning to display signs of getting ready for the Chinese New Year 2024 / Spring Festival as it gets closer and closer to the time. See some shots taken below: Image 1 Image 2 Image 3 Date of Publication of article: 30 January 2024 The …

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Chinese Snowblower.

Being accustomed to African weather and African climate one does not see tools like this unless one lives in a country that experiences snow every winter. If that isn’t bad enough, the Writer did not even know what to call these bad boys …

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狮子头 / shī zi tóu / Lion Head / Large Meatballs

Name of dish: Chinese: 狮子头 PinYin: shī zi tóuEnglish: Lion Head (also more simply known as ‘Large Meatball’) Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: Lion head, formerly known as sunflower chopped meat and sunflower meatballs, is a traditional dish in Huaiyang cuisine in China. It started in the Sui Dynasty. Legend has it that when …

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Pork Belly Spicy Cabbage Soup a.k.a Kimchi Stegae/Pork & Kimchi Soup / 五花肉辣白菜汤 / Wǔhuāròu là báicài tāng

(Chinese): 五花肉辣白菜汤(PinYin): Wǔhuāròu là báicài tāng(English): Pork Belly Spicy Cabbage Soup aka Kimchi Stegae/Pork & Kimchi Cabbage Soup Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Image 3 Description of Dish: Strictly speaking, this dish is not a Chinese dish but it is indeed a Korean dish and a popular one we might add. Though not …

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Chinese Beef Clay Pot/Casserole/酱香砂锅煲/Jiàng xiāng shāguō bāo.

(Chinese): 酱香砂锅煲(PinYin): Jiàng xiāng shāguō bāo(English): Chinese Beef Clay Pot / Casserole Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Image 3 Image 4 Description of Dish: A paper menu with pictures of an abundance and a variety of vegetables and meat is brought to you as you enter the restaurant and sit down at one …

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KangXi Hot Spring Resort / 康溪温泉度假区 / Kāng xī wēnquán dùjià qū.

Name of the Establishment: Chinese: 康溪温泉度假区PinYin: Kāng xī wēnquán dùjià qūEnglish: KangXi Hot Spring Resort Address: Chinese: 地址:本溪经济技术开发区孙思避大街62号PinYin: Dìzhǐ: Běnxī jīngjì jìshù kāifā qū sūn sī bì dàjiē 62 hàoEnglish: No. 62, SunSibi Street, Benxi Economic and Technological Development Zone Map of Location (Baidu Map): https://j.map.baidu.com/dc/Yx Contact Details: Resort Switchboard: 024-45598555Resort hotline: 400-024-5656Website: www.kxhotspring.com WeChat …

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Wonton / 馄饨 / hún tun

(Chinese): 馄饨(PinYin): hún tun(English): Wonton Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: Another dish that is difficult to describe as it is similar to …

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Good Morning Shenyang!

(Always remember that most, if not all images throughout this website when clicked on will expand/enlarge when opened and it will open in a new tab.) Good morning Shenyang! Today the weather is still very cold as we are in the middle of winter here. See the screenshot (below) of the temperature today from the …

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Vegetable Lean Meat Congee/蔬菜瘦肉粥/Shūcài shòu ròu zhōu.

(Chinese): 蔬菜瘦肉粥(PinYin): Shūcài shòu ròu zhōu(English): Vegetable Lean Meat Congee Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: This dish is commonly and more simply …

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Spiced/y Tea Egg / 五香茶叶蛋 / Wǔxiāng cháyè dàn

(Chinese): 五香茶叶蛋(PinYin): Wǔxiāng cháyè dàn(English): Spiced/Spicy Tea Egg Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2 Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: According to Chinese – English dictionaries here and to …

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6.2 – Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northwest China’s Gansu: CENC.

News Source(s): China Daily & Xinhua BEIJING — A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted Jishishan county of Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture in Northwest China’s Gansu province, at 11:59 pm Monday (Beijing Time), according to China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicentre, with a depth of 10 km, was monitored at 35.7 degrees north latitude and 102.79 degrees …

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Jin Yu Xin Hong Ji Restaurant / 金玉 新洪记酒楼 / Jīnyù xīn hóng jì jiǔlóu

Name of Place:English Name: JinYu XinHong Ji Restaurant Chinese Name: 金玉 新洪记酒楼PinYin Name: Jīnyù xīn hóng jì jiǔlóu Alternative Names (If any): None Address/Location: Chinese: 辽宁省沈阳市和平区长白街道长白二街3-2号PinYin: Liáoníng shěng shěnyáng shì hépíng qū zhǎngbái jiēdào cháng bái èr jiē 3-2 hàoEnglish: No. 3-2 Changbai Second Street, Changbai Street, Heping District, Shenyang City, Liaoning ProvinceBaidu Map Location: …

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Hot Pot / 火锅 / huǒ guō

(Chinese): 火锅(PinYin): huǒ guō(English): Hot Pot Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: Sometimes one can order this dish along with other dishes in restaurants. Other …

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Try to Understand Why The Chinese Feel the Way They Do.

(Please note: Clicking on any of the blue links in the article below will open the link in a new tab. Additionally, because of the sensitivity and nature of this article, kindly ensure that there are no kids around you when you click on the links or watch the videos shared in this article as …

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10th anniversary of national memorial day for Nanjing Massacre victims.

December 13th marks the 10th national memorial day and the 86th anniversary of the Nanjing Massacre, which took place in 1937. During the six-week massacre, Japanese invaders brutally killed about 300,000 Chinese civilians and unarmed soldiers. A memorial ceremony is underway at the Memorial Hall of the Victims in Nanjing Massacre by Japanese Invaders to …

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Chinese Dumplings / 饺子 / jiǎo zi

(Chinese): 饺子(PinYin): jiǎo zi(English): Chinese Dumplings Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Image 3: Image 4: Image 5: Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: Thin circular shaped ‘wrappers’ are …

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Steamed Stuffed Bun / 包子 / bāo zi

Name of dish: (Chinese): 包子(PinYin): bāo zi(English): Steamed Stuffed Bun Image(s) of Dish: Image 1: Image 2: Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: As the name suggests, these are stuffed …

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Cōnɡ yóu bǐnɡ / 葱油饼 / Scallion pancake

Name of dish: (Chinese): 葱油饼 (PinYin): Cōnɡ yóu bǐnɡ (English): Scallion Pancake Image(s) of Dish: Always remember that, MOST images shared on this website can be expanded/enlarged when the image is clicked on. The image clicked on will open in a new tab. Description of Dish: This is a type of bread that when kneaded …

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Beautiful Sunset Over ChangBai Forest Park.

A snapshot captured of a beautiful sunset over ChangBai Forest Park, Shenyang yesterday early evening. Date of Publication of article: December 5th, 2023 The text(s), image(s) and/or video(s)used in this article were correct at the time and date of publication. Unless specifically expressed, all texts, images, and videos (if any) used in this article are …

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Ròu jiā mó / 肉夹馍 / Chinese hamburger

Name of dish: (Chinese): 肉夹馍 (PinYin): Ròu jiā mó: (English): Chinese Hamburger Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: It is basically a piece of oven roasted pita bread that is filled with minced/diced pork (that has been left to marinate in a soya type sauce liquid) along with diced green capsicum (or green pepper). Sometimes …

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Northeast International Hospital (in Shenyang).

Information on their WeChat Platform in both English and Chinese: (Link): https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/I6EjVUKrQPu82I8-GQn1AQ(Unfortunately, 5iShenyang.com tested their Customer Service response via their WeChat details (in English) (on the evening of the 25th Nov 2023 at or about 19h00) shared in the link above and no response was forthcoming from their WeChat QR code AND their WeChat ID). …

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Shenyang Public Security Bureau (PSB) a.k.a Shenyang Immigration (Head Office).

Name of the Establishment:(Chinese):  沈阳市公安局出入境管理局    (PinYin):  shěnyáng shì gōngān jú chū rù jìng guǎn lǐ jú  (English):  Shenyang Public Security Bureau (PSB) a.k.a Shenyang Immigration (Head Office) a.k.a Shenyang Public Security Bureau: Exit Entry Administration Contact ParticularsAddress: (Chinese/PinYin/English): 北陵大街47号 / Beiling Dajie 47 Hao, Huanggu Qu, Shenyang / Beiling Dajie 47 Hao, Huanggu Qu, …

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东坡肉 (Dōng pō ròu) / Dongpo Braised Pork a.k.a 红烧肉 (hóng shāo ròu) / Braised pork belly in Brown Sauce.

Name of dish:(Chinese): 东坡肉 (PinYin): Dōng pō ròu): English: Dongpo Braised Porka.k.a(Chinese): 红烧肉 (PinYin): hóng shāo ròu): English: Braised pork belly in Brown Sauce Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: As the name states, it is pork belly that has been braised in a brown sauce like gravy made with various Chinese sauces and spices. …

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Lang Lang – Beauty and the Beast (From “Lang Lang Plays Disney” / Live).

(Originally published on: October 5th, 2023.) In this exclusive one night only concert at Royal Albert Hall, Lang Lang Plays Disney is an unrivalled musical and visual treat that showcases unique arrangements of Disney’s most popular songs and gives insight into the life of world-renowned pianist Lang Lang. Through performance and documentary segments, the film …

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Samsung Sales & Customer Service Centre (Shenyang).

Name of the Establishment:(Chinese):  三星电子服务中心(沈阳创新嘉元商贸店)   (PinYin): sān xīng diàn zǐ fú wù zhōng xīn (English):  Samsung Sales & Customer Service Centre (Shenyang). Contact ParticularsAddress: (Chinese/PinYin/English): 沈河区-团结路64甲11号Shěné Qū – TuánJié Lù 64 jiǎ 11 hàoNo. 64A1, Tuanjie Road, Shenhe District Telephone No(s)/Mobile Phone(s):  400-810-5858 / (024) 885 254 421 Business Hours of Operation: 10h00 – 21h00 …

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松鼠桂鱼 (Sōng Shǔ Guì Yú ) / Sweet & Sour Mandarin Fish.

Name of dish: (Chinese): 松鼠桂鱼 (PinYin): Sōng Shǔ Guì Yú : (English): Sweet & Sour Mandarin Fish Image(s) of Dish: Description of Dish: Considered the No.1 dish of Jiangsu cuisine, the fish is deep fried, as a result it becomes both crisp and tender, and it has a tomato flavour that is both sweet and …

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西红柿炖牛腩 (xī hóng shì dùn niú nǎn) Chunky Beef & Tomato Stew/Soup.

Directly translated as Braised/Stewed Beef Brisket With Tomato according to the Chinese name. Foreign expats who have purchased this dish before term it more commonly as a beef and tomato stew or as a chunky beef and tomato soup. It is very popular particularly in Shandong province but it is easy to see why because …

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大盘鸡 / dà pán jī / Large Plate Chicken

Directly translated as large plate chicken, as its name states, this is exactly what you get but what the name does not reveal is that this is a spicy dish that originates from Xinjiang which is famous for its large Muslim population in China and the ethnic minority group known as the Uyghurs. This literally …

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Winter has arrived in Shenyang.

When the leeks and Chinese cabbages start getting placed outside the main doors and entrances of apartment buildings and complexes then (as well as in the courtyards of apartment complexes), as any resident of Shenyang knows (as well as many cities in China), winter has officially arrived as the temperature drops during the day. In …

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麻婆豆腐 / mápó dòufu / Spicy beancurd/tofu

麻婆豆腐(mápó dòufu) also more commonly known as ‘bean curd’ or ‘tofu’ by foreign expats but this is incorrect (in so far as the Chinese language is concerned) as tofu is the white cheese like appearance of bean curd as sold in the Chinese supermarkets. (See B and C images below): This tofu as shown in …

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宫保鸡丁(Gōng bǎo jī dīng)

Also commonly known as Kung Pao Chicken, it is VERY popular amongst the foreign expat community not just here in Shenyang but all over China because it tastes so delicious! It is made with diced cucumber, diced carrots, diced chillies, diced chicken pieces and it is fried together with a special kind of chilli sauce/paste …

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Mikey’s Diner / 麦奇餐厅

Name of Restaurant: Mikey’s Diner Type of Restaurant: American Hours of Operation:  11h00 – 24h00 Address / 地址:No. 111 ShiYiWei Road, Shenhe District (Intersection of Huiwu Street).沈河区十一纬路111号(会武街路口)Shěnhé qū shíyī wěi lù 111 hào (huì wǔ jiē lùkǒu) WeChat Location:Contact them and they can send it to you. Baidu Maps Location (below): (Link opens in a new tab) …

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Updated Shenyang Metro Map/沈阳地铁地图 (with new lines).

Kindly click on the heading above to view the full article in its entirety. Herewith the updated Shenyang Subway Map with the new lines that were made operational at the beginning of the October holidays this year. If you click on the map, it will also enlarge to maximum view but it will open in …

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Veterinary Clinics & Veterinary Hospitals in Shenyang(1)

Name of Clinic/Hospital: Chong Yisheng Pet Health Animal Hospital (Campbell Branch) / 宠颐生动物医院(康贝儿分院)(Chǒng yí shēng dòngwù yīyuàn (kāng bèi er fēnyuàn) Address:Gate 6, No. 35-3, Changbai West Road, Heping District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province (Jinyue Hotel Vanke City Green Life Square)辽宁省沈阳市和平区长白西路35-3号6门 (金悦宾馆万科城格林生活 )Chǒng yí shēng dòngwù yīyuàn (kāng bèi er fēnyuàn) liáoníng shěng shěnyáng shì …

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Taverna Vigna Italian Restaurant/九万家维格纳塔利安酒店

Name of Restaurant: Taverna Vigna Italian Restaurant Type of Restaurant: Italian Hours of Operation: Not applicable at this stage due to the Corona Virus pandemic which is still present in Shenyang and China at this point in time. The restaurant is physically closed due to the lockdown restrictions and they are only taking orders for …

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Kindergarten Homeroom Teachers Wanted in Beijing Now!

Various kindergarten campuses in Beijing, China are looking for kindergarten homeroom teachers.Basic Information: ⚫ Start date: March, 2021⚫ Learners age: 2 years old -6 years old⚫ Class Size: ≤20⚫ Teaching hours: FTE (0800 – 1700 Mon – Fri) Benefits: Monthly salary (Before China income tax): a. Licensed Teacher – Based on the qualification, degree and …

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Shenyang ChangBai Island Sports Park

Rapeseed flowers that were growing in the Shenyang ChangBai Island Sports Park. The photos were taken at the end of May month 2021. The video below taken of the above mentioned venue/place can only be viewed by visitors outside of China for the time being. The link to the video below can be viewed on …

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素材卷饼 (Sùcái juǎn bǐng): Vegetarian wrap with shredded potatoes.

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