Tag Archives: china

China’s most powerful diplomatic weapon

What has two black eyes, constantly eats bamboo leaves, and appeals to everyone? Pandas! This peaceful animal is adored all over the world. Giant pandas are native to Sichuan, a province located in the southwest of China renowned for its spicy food and some of the other surrounding provinces.

VOICES May 2021

Hey, it’s May! What do you think about May? Isn’t it a very special month? Did you know that no other month of a given year starts or ends on the same day of the week as May does? May is a month full of change. In May the climate changes, the society changes, our […]

Jini mirënjohës

“Nëse bleta do të zhdukej nga sipërfaqja e tokës, njeriut do t’i mbeteshin vetëm katër vite jetë” Maurice Maeterlinck, Jeta e Bletës

Bee grateful!

“If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.” Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee

Calmness and serenity: the charms of Chinese Traditional Painting

Have you ever heard about Chinese traditional painting? Have you had the chance to see an artwork of such a tradition? If not, doesn’t it bother or intrigue you that, studying art history at school and through our lives, we stay so far away from and so ignorant about Oriental (or indigenous, or African) forms […]

VOICES October 2020

Hello again, Greetings from downtown Skopje! Back in 2003, the talented composer Matthew Bellamy from Cambridge wrote “Our time is running out”. For this October edition, we invite you to think of the time in its wide meaning with us and our cross-border fellowship of writers. Angela brilliantly highlights the fascinating nature of seasons: familiar […]

The future of gene editing

We all well know that us humans have been kind of doing gene editing for decades already. Or purposeful breeding if being more accurate. We have managed to create different dog breads by selective breeding for different purposes, some of them are really useful for helping us in various tasks and others, well…they are cute. […]