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General China Links
www.beijingscene.com The web site version of a popular magazine aimed at giving expats news on the latest in Beijing
www.china.com A Hong Kong based portal which gives good information and interesting articles on travel in the mainland
www.chinabooks.com China Books has supplied books from and about China for over 40 years, specializing in language, history, travel and culture.
www.chinasite.com An index to nearly all China and China-related sites. This is highly recommended.
www.chinatoday.com Beijing-based web site offering general information on contemporary China, her history, etc.
www.chinavista.com Offering infomation on everything imagineable from business-related links to a section containing recipes for popular Chinese dishes
www.cityedition.com The web site of a biweekly, lifestyle magazine keeping expats up to date with the latest in Beijing
www.flashpaper.com The Beijing page offers links to Beijing-related information
oriental list A list, moderated by China specialist guide writer Peter Neville-Hadley, for in-depth discussion of all aspects of travel in China & surrounding areas. Send an email to join.
www.shanghaiguide.com Local information about Shanghai
www.shanglu.com More information on the local Shanghai scene.

The web site version of a popular magazine aimed at giving expats news on the latest in Shanghai

www.thebeijingguide.com Offers video and audio tours of Beijing's multifaceted cultural aspects, from biking to the Forbidden City.
www.tibethouse.com The official web site of the Tibet House organisation in New York, run by Robert Thurman, Tibetan Buddhist scholar at Columbia university. Information is available on all aspects of Tibetan culture.
www.zhaodaola.com A Beijing-based portal which gives general information on various aspects of life, travel and news in China

General Art

www.asiasociety.org The web site of the Asia Society, New York. An organisation which hosts exhibits, lectures and seminars on all aspects of Asian art and culture
www.chinaheritagenewsletter.org An informative online newsletter on China Heritage, published by The Australian National University.
www.chinese-art.com Portal offering information on latest books, articles and publications as well as interviews with contemporary artists and bulletins of current exhibitions.
www.dynastiesofasia.com Introducing and selling a wide range of Chinese antiquties in the U.S.
www.gotkites.com Indexing kite-related websites
www.orientations.com.hk The web-site version of a popular magazine aimed at giving expats news on the latest in Shanghai.
www.tibetart.com A site that contains many kinds of information on Tibetan art.
www.toranahouse.com Introducing Tibetan carpets woven by artisans in Lhasa.

Contemporary Art

www.courtyard-gallery.com Contemporary art gallery in Beijing which also has a superb restaurant.
www.wanfung.com.cn Contemporary art gallery in Beijing located in a courtyard of the Forbidden Palace.
www.redgategallery.com Art gallery founded by an Australian expat in Beijing.
www.artscenechina.com Updated information on the latest in China's contemporary art scene.
www.shanghart.com Art gallery featuring Shanghai's top artists


www.antique-chinese-furniture.com Foreign-managed company facilitating the sourcing and export of traditional Chinese & Tibetan furniture and associated products.
www.antique-furniture-chinese.com Furniture wholesaler selling Ming and Qing dynasty refurbished antiques, by container or partial container load.
www.antiquesbyzaar.com An American couple have set up a Chinese and Oriental antique furniture export business. "America's largest on-line dealer of Chinese furniture".
www.art-treasures-gallery.com Retail space on Hollywood Road, Hong Kong, combines with a wholesale operation in Canton for Ming and Qing dynasty furniture et al.
www.chineart.com Offering antique and renovated furniture, this site features an extensive visual directory of products.
www.chinese-furniture.com Site by furniture expert, Curtis Evarts, which gives good historical background.
www.chinese-furnitures.com Dealer, based in Ningbo, southern China, focusing on refurbished and antique Chinese furniture. Good range of information and photographs.
www.chinaart.com.hk A site selling antique furniture and art objects.
www.crimsongate.com A site selling antique furniture.
www.easterncurio.com The site of a furniture warehouse, based in Shanghai, stocking a wide range of furniture, as well as other home decoration items.
www.everinno-furniture.com A Chinese antique and restored furniture exporter and manufacturer.
www.getang.com A site selling antique furniture.
www.jinjiuhang.com A site selling antique furniture.
www.keystargroup.com Informative web-site for conglomerate, one of whose divisions focuses on reproduction and antique Ming and Qing dynasty furniture. (English speakers need to press on the characters next to the British flag to transfer to the English language website.)
www.mingexport.com A site selling antique furniture.
www.mqfurniture.com Based in entrepreneurial Cixi, near Ningbo, this company's core concept is to restore and export Chinese antique furniture.



Two sites, the first concentrating on furniture and the second on decorative arts. Their workshop is in Ningbo, not far from Shanghai where their sales office is based.
www.rosewoodfurniture.co.uk UK company working in tandem with Chinese furniture studio to produce Oriental furniture suitable for western tastes.
www.shimu.co.uk UK based retailer of traditional Chinese furniture, mostly selling cabinet, coffee table, trunk, chest and screen reproductions handcrafted from reclaimed elm but also able to source antiques.
www.sinocurio.com Beijing based company focussin on Chinese furniture and decorative arts.
www.sokram.com A site selling antique furniture.
www.zhonghuarui.com Exports fine Chinese antique furniture as well as Ming & Qing dynasty accessories. Located in Guangdong province, China.

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