The Xian H-6 is a license-built version of the Soviet Tupolev Tu-16 twin-engine jet bomber, built for the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force.
Delivery of the Tu-16 to China began in 1958, and the Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation (XAC) signed a license production agreement with the USSR to build the type in the late 1950s. The first Chinese Tu-16, or "H-6" a...
Shwe Dagon Pagoda - Yangon, Myanmar
The holy golden monument, Shwe Dagon Pagoda is the most sacred site in Myanmar; stand on the hill to north part of central Yangon. According to legends, originally stupa was built for the house of eight hairs of Buddha 2500 years before. Later it has been rebuilt many times bigger and more splendid reflected religious people. Now we can see the huge st...
The Xian JH-7 (Jian Hong-7; NATO reporting name Flounder), also known as the FBC-1 (Fighter/Bomber China-1) Flying Leopard, is a two-seater (tandem), twin-engine fighter-bomber in service with the People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF), and the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The main contractors are Xian Aircraft Industry Corporation (XAC) and the 603nd Aircraft Design I...
Nearly 40 years after Chinatown's only public park was demolished to make way for the Dan Ryan Expressway, the South Side neighborhood celebrated the dedication of a new five-acre jewel on the Chicago River in 1999 - Ping Tom Memorial Park. With a new pagoda-styled pavilion, this riverfront park has become a community center.
1. Taipei 101, Taiwan
2. Petronas Towers, Malaysia
3. Sears Tower, USA
4. Jin Mao Tower, China
5. Two International Finance Centre, China
6. CITIC Plaza, China
7. Shun Hing Square, China
8. Empire State Building, USA
9. Central Plaza, China
10. Bank of China, China
A quiet and gentle small farming community in China that is a wonderful place to visit. Hotels are $4. a night and food is excellent in extremely inexpensive. Fly to Kunming or LiJiang then take a train or bus to Dali.
Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda located at Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The palace was constructed after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong to Phnom Penh in the mid-19th century. Constructed to serve as the residence of the King of Cambodia, his family and foreign dignitaries, as a venue for the performance of court ceremony and ritual and as a symbol of the Kingdom. It serves to this...