Presentation on theme: "Winter CHIP 2012 Pauline Ng Bao Ling Chen Hui Tan Li Min"— Presentation transcript:
1 Winter CHIP 2012 Pauline Ng Bao Ling Chen Hui Tan Li Min Chia Boon SiewElaine Yeo Yi LinHong Zhen Yi Ayers
2 To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Leonard Huxley – English writer of the famous novel “Brave New World”中国 china
3 what our family and friends tell us What we really see & experience What’s there to see in China?There are no doors in the toilets one.You cannot find chili sauce in China.China got many people.China has a lot of imitation goods.Which one to see? (Jia Lat… TOO many scenic areas…)Got door… But where are the locks?The food is already spicy, oily and salty (at some restaurants).China has TOO many people.You mean they sell authentic ones? (Actually they do but it is TOO expensive)
4 Too much to share… Too many places. Too many pictures. Too much information.Group them.Choose the nicer ones.Input our experiences.
5 What we discover China is multicultural and has a long history. China has many beautiful Gardens and Lakes.China has an effective Education system.China has many excellent Businessmen and women.China has a lot of good Food.
7 Gardens that we had visited: Zhanyuan 瞻园Bamboo Garden 个园Humble Administrator’s Garden 拙政园Lingering Garden 留园The Master-of-Nets Garden 网师园
8 Humble Administrator’s Garden UNESCO World Heritage SiteConsists of three major parts set about a large lake: the central part (Zhuozheng Yuan), the eastern part (once called Guitianyuanju, 归田园居), and a western part (the Supplementary Garden 补园).
9 Lingering Garden 留园Stonemason Zhou Shicheng (周时臣) designed and built the East Garden (东园) as it was initially calledOwnership passed to Liu Su, another official in 1798, then Sheng Kang in 1873In 1876, the garden was renamed to Liu Yuan (留园)divided into four distinctly themed sections; East, Central, West, and North ; central area as the oldest part of the garden
11 西湖 West Lake Freshwater lake in Hangzhou capital of Zhejiang province UNESCO World Heritage in 2011Influenced garden design in the worldIdealized fusion between humans and nature
12 西湖 West LakeNumerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lakeFish Viewing at the Flower Pond (花港觀魚) park,Orioles Singing in the Willows (柳浪聞鶯) parkLingyin Temple (灵隐寺)Three Ponds Mirroring the Moon (三潭印月)Curved Yard and Lotus Pool in Summer (曲院風荷) parkExploring Plum Blossoms at Ling Peak (靈峰探梅)
13 瘦西湖 Slim West Lake Origin of the name Slim shape of the lake compared to the West Lake (round)Western suburb of YangzhouMarked for its natural elfish beauty
14 瘦西湖 Slim West LakeA number of buildings have been erected on the lakesideWhite pagodaFive-pavilion bridgeBridge Twenty-Four, a moon-watchers' observational deckSquare pavilion, which have all incorporated the grace of southern gardens and the grandeur of northern ones
24 Company visits Labour-intensive industries Nongfu Spring, Super Food TechEntrepreneurshipXiami.comResearch institutes- Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry,RISUN Technology, Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics
25 Super food technologyProduce and export non-dairy creamer – substitute for milk/creamUnique selling point: Customization in various features of the productMade use of spray-drying technologyCommon technology to produce dried dairy productsTechnology also used in pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries
26 Suggested improvements The enjoyableSuggested improvementsBalanced, well-executed plan – sightseeing, school and company visitsGreat exposure!Tea appreciation classLecture slides in classes to illustrate main pointsTranslation needed for technical terms. Would be good if teachers or students don’t insist Chinese to be spoken.