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Q&A on protection of traditional villages with Wang Yifan, Ph.D candidate at the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University.

Q&A on protection of traditional villages with Luo Deyin, associate professor at the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University.

Q&A on protection of traditional villages with He Wei, associate professor at the Architecture Department in the Central Academy of Fine Art.

Scholars: More needs to be done to preserve ancient architecture

Chinese scholars say China needs to do more to preserve and protect traditional villages and ancient architectures, both disappearing from China at excruciating speed.

A businessman's perspective on village tourism

When it comes to a traditional village, the concepts of development and protection often seem contradictory. Every coin has two sides, and businessmen may have their own side of the story to tell.

Fast facts about Chinese traditional villages

Fast facts about Chinese tradtional villages.

Traditional villages: How the world preserves them

Chinadaily.com.cn spoke with experts to find out how the world preserves traditional villages and what China can learn from their examples.

Preserve the past to live the future

How and why we should protect China’s traditional villages and rural culture is a discussion that can go on and on. Thanks to the insiders, experts and entrepreneurs who talked to us in this special coverage, our insight into Chinese traditional villages has gone one step further.

Changing one village at a time: Volunteer's tale

China has a huge numbers of villages and wide varieties of folk culture, and future development of villages is upon all of us. When everybody adds fuel, the flames rise high. Let's hear what a volunteer has to say.

Mo Yan speaks out on culture for preschool kids

Though his pen name "Mo Yan" means "don't speak", the Nobel laureate had plenty to say about traditional culture and preschool education at the annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Call to protect traditional villages grows louder

About 900,000 natural villages have disappeared over the past 10 years and the situation is becoming more serious than anticipated, Feng Jicai, a famed writer and CPPCC member, said on Wednesday.



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