September 14, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
This is the Ping An Finance Center, currently under construction (here) in Futian District in the great city of Shenzhen in Guangdong Province in China. Construction started in 2010 and will be completed in 2016. The building will be 660 meter high with 115 floors above ground and five below, making it the second tallest building in the world after the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
August 7, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
Today in Other Amazing News a pool in China with something new: a “Tsunami Experience”, referring to a destructive natural phenomena causing huge water waves that tend to kill thousands of people when they hit ashore. Moreover, the term ‘tsunami’ commonly refers to the extremely disastrous ‘2004 Indian Ocean tsunami’ that killed over 230.000 people. Fun in the pool?
China’s state news agency Xinhua reports, without any amazement or irony: