We all know names of western explorers like Marco Polo, Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Columbus and others who have put their names in the history of ocean and sea exploration. When I was a little girl in primary and secondary school, my teachers told me about their important contributions and participations in building the “Great Western and World Civilization”. They told us about Marco Polo and his adventures in China, Vasco da Gama and his success in establishing a sea route from Europe to India through Africa’s Cape of Good Hope, Columbus and how he discovered America etc. But they never told us about the eastern explorers who made history before the others did. Continue reading Zheng He, The Muslim Explorer who discovered the World before Columbus and Marco Polo.
Four-year-old boy tails Chinese peacekeepers for….a swig of water
A heart-wrenching picture of a four-year-old from South Sudan begging for some water from Chinese peacekeepers has tugged the heartstrings of netizens.
The emaciated boy in rags, named Bol, was pictured gulping water from a watercart, and bursting into a broad smile after quenching his thirst.
Chinese squadron commander Yin Guoqiang said the boy followed their convoy, and threw himself to the pipe as soon as they arrived at the water distribution point. Yin helped Bol when he found the little thing was too weak to open the tap.
Planning on having a trip to China?
Let’s see where is the best halal food for Muslims in China.
There are 21,667,000 Muslims in China, accounting for 1.6% of the total population. According to the State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA).
So no surprise there are many varieties of halal food for Muslims to enjoy.