Hello and welcome to the 23rd issues of Beijing Review.
Photo by Wang Yajuan
Never Too Old to Exercise centers on tai chi, a traditional practice in China which is spreading in popularity overseas. Regardless of its status as a martial art, tai chi has several health benefits.
The Transformation of a Village is a story on a Chinese village, Mutianyu, which lies very close to a section on the Great Wall. In recent years much of the sleepy village has been renovated.
Desert Groove is on a band called EZZA who recently played their first show in China.
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