On March 1, 29 were killed and 143 were injured at a train station in southwestern China. A group of knife-wielding radicals, members of Abdurehim Kurban gang, were responsible for the terrorist attack, according to Chinese authority cited in Xinhua’s recent report. In the same article, the news agency cited policeman’s recount of the event- “After all five […]
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(Olympus R35, Ektar 100 color negative)
This is a neighborhood in my city in China. Like its residents, this place has aged throughout the years. When I was in primary school, this area is full of children of my age. Now, only the older generations are left. Younger people moved to more modern parts of the city.
I’ve always wanted to do photo galleries of urban development of different medium-small cities in China. This is a starting point, hopefully.
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Spotted a colorful double decker bus around town? You’ve driven past a Doha Bus, one of the newest additions to Doha’s tourist scene.
Starting from this month, you can tour around the city’s most famous spots riding an open-top bus. Trundling from the airport end of the Corniche all the way to the Pearl, the route takes tourists on a tour of Doha’s past, present and future.
by Penny Yi Wang Step aside, cupcakes – a veritable family of sugary Asian buns has moved into Doha over the past year, tantalizing many a sweet tooth across the country. PappaRoti, RotiMum, Roti Boy and Roti King are international franchise cafes that specialize in making a type of rich, buttery sweet bun from Malaysia […]
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20130509_little_library, a set on Flickr. By Penny Yi Wang The first thing four-year-old Umayr Ansari does when he gets home after school is check his library. He gets so excited when he finds out someone has taken a book, his mother, Yasmin Fathaulla, told Doha News.
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Gabriel Iglesias, “The Fluffy Guy”, an American stand up comedian, is currently the third top ranked comedian in the world. He is known for his unique style in stand-up comedy and is very popular in the GCC, performing at sold out shows in the region in 2011. This year, he performed with Bader Saleh, the […]
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