Urban Tales

A world of good taste   VIDEO

Ever wondered how the stuffed roast goose that you so dig came to be a part of Cantonese cuisine? Or about the provenance of the wonton noodle that has become your daily staple?
By  China Daily HK   Nov.14,2017
A tea house of traditions  VIDEO
Urban Tales explores China’s westernmost city Kashgar. In S6E1, we bring you stories and ancient traditions still practiced in tea houses.
By  China Daily HK   Oct.12,2017
Building homes away from home  VIDEO
Cai Dingqing has held his five-year-old daughter only a few times. He's one of 30,000 construction workers building a new district in southern China.
By  China Daily HK   Oct.12,2017
The bird man  VIDEO
Liang Huanlin has spent almost everything he had to build this park and give thousands of egrets a home in Guangdong's Zhaoqing city.
By  China Daily HK   Oct.12,2017
A tradition set in stone  VIDEO
Inkstone artist Xie Guilin shows us the art of crafting Duan inkstone and shares his hopes for this age-old tradition. He also takes us to his hometown Dinghu, where duan stones are mainly sourced from, and where a 115-square-km Zhaoqing New District is being built.
By  China Daily HK   Oct.12,2017
Going with the flow  VIDEO
The Zhaoqing New District in southern China is turning fish ponds into modern waterfronts, to attract tourists and businesses. Fish farmer Xie Sandi tells us what he thinks.
By  China Daily HK   Oct.12,2017
A district mayor's ambition  VIDEO
In one of thousands of new cities being built in China, district mayor Xie Guikun's job is to deal with tough issues arising from land requisition and compensation.
By  China Daily HK   Jul.27,2017
HK again betting on gold futures  VIDEO
Hong Kong to introduce #gold #futures for the third time.
By  China Daily HK   Jul.21,2017
Opening day at the Hong Kong Book Fair  VIDEO
The Hong Kong Book Fair, Asia's largest, is underway. This year it's bigger than ever, with 670 exhibitors and 320 cultural events.
By  China Daily HK   Jul.19,2017
The scent of extinction  VIDEO
The incense trees that gave Hong Kong its name (“heung gong” in Cantonese translates as “fragrant harbor”) are now an endangered species.
By  China Daily HK   Jan.31,2017
Down slopes: A thrilling sun-kissed alpine experience  VIDEO
In this episode, we're going down the slopes from the top of Yabuli.
By  China Daily HK   Feb.09,2017
Near vertical: An epic mountain luge ride  VIDEO
In this episode, we explore more of what China's premier ski resort has on offer.
By  China Daily HK   Jun.22,2017
From fishing village to metropolis  VIDEO
If you have a thing for sepia-tinted images and steam engines, this video's for you. If you're one of those who still misses the old Star Ferry Pier, this is your thing.
By  China Daily HK   Jun.22,2017
Hong Kong portraits  VIDEO
What would make the best generic shot of Hong Kong people?
By  China Daily HK   Jun.22,2017
The world's banking capital  VIDEO
Much of the world's money passes through Hong Kong. The world's major banks have a robust presence here. The city also serves as the world's largest container port.
By  China Daily HK   Jul.18,2017
Selling Hong Kong’s cultural charm  VIDEO
Hong Kong has been hailed a paradise for shopping. But with decreasing retail, the government has begun to promote the city’s cultural charm as an alternative for tourists. What will be the impact?
By  China Daily HK   Jul.18,2017
A world of good taste  VIDEO
Ever wondered how the stuffed roast goose that you so dig came to be a part of Cantonese cuisine? Or about the provenance of the wonton noodle that has become your daily staple?
By  China Daily HK   Jul.18,2017
Olga, China is my home  VIDEO
Olga, a Russian girl fascinated by China, feels Chinese is her mother tongue.