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Popular Chinese Idioms Based on the Chinese Character for Cow: 牛

Through several thousand years of history, the Chinese language has been enriched with phrases based on historical stories. These Chinese idioms have been passed...

2 Students of Confucius Perceive Gain and Loss Differently

When Confucius questions two magistrates, they perceive gain and loss very differently. Kong Mie was a nephew of Confucius, while Bi Zijian was a student....

The Magical “Scanning Mirror” Cured Illnesses

In ancient times, there were stories of a "scanning mirror" that could see inside the body and heal people. In today’s modern society, there...

9 of China’s Most Spectacular Villages

Frequent visitors to China find themselves blown away by this country, ranging from high-desert monasteries to pristine lakes nestled among Himalayan peaks. First-time China...

What Are ‘Chinese Characteristics’ in Chinese Culture Today?

The so-called “Chinese characteristics” in Chinese culture today have been overemphasized as opposed to other nationalities around the world. This leads one to wonder...

The Great Chinese Historian Sima Qian

The legacy of Sima Qian's book Shiji has a deep impact, with passion for his country and a determination to fulfill his mission to keep...

The Compassion of General Yue Fei, an Ancient Chinese Legend

Ancient China had military generals who changed the course of history, leaving stories of legends that have been told for centuries. These stories are of...

‘Lost and Love’: Son Reunited With His Family

The film Lost and Love, released in 2015, was based on a true story of a Chinese farmer’s 15-year journey searching for his missing...

Ancient Chinese Inventions That Were Truly Ahead of Their Time

The ancient Chinese were arguably the most sophisticated engineers in history, as can be seen in the variety of ancient Chinese inventions. They used...

Know Your 3 Chinese Gatekeepers: Dragons, Qilins, Shis

Chinese gatekeepers are a traditional architectural ornament. They are known as Dragons, Qilins, and Shils. The concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, features a...
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