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The Magnificent Yongle Big Bell of the Ming Dynasty

Known as “the best bell in the world,” the Yongle Big Bell was cast during the Ming Dynasty’s prosperous Yongle period (approximately 1420-1424) under...

Satire on the Status Quo in China: ‘Take Turns Playing the Money Game’

This is a satirical story regarding the status quo in China, where people take turns playing the money game. Zhang Xiaodao, the captain of the industrial...

Chinese Dining Etiquette Guide: 8 Do’s and Don’ts

Chinese dining etiquette is quite strict. From saying "please" and "thank you" to politely waiting for someone to finish speaking instead of cutting them...

Saving Others Is Saving Oneself (Part 2)

Though the world may not have insight into the outcomes, good and evil form a cycle of cause and effect as mandated by heaven,...

Saving Others Is Saving Yourself (Part 1)

Though the world may not have insight into the outcomes, good and evil form a cycle of cause and effect as mandated by Heaven,...

9 Desires of Modern Chinese

To have more money is the core desire for many contemporary Chinese people. As the old saying goes: "Human beings die in pursuit of...

10 of the Most Famous Chinese Flowers

The embodiment of beauty, flowers are one of the most amazing wonders on this planet. They appear in literature, food, beverages, and decorations that...

Satire on the Status Quo in China: ‘Classmates Are Still the Most Reliable’ 

Here are a couple of satirical stories regarding the status quo in China. Recently, I went to a five-star restaurant for dinner on my own...

3 Powerful Witnesses: In China, There Is No Escape

If I grew up in China and received a long-term brainwashing education, the consequences would be very serious. Many people are under the illusion:  If...

Beijing’s Attempts to Shape Global Narratives Cannot Be Equated With ‘Telling China’s Story’

It is a well-known fact that social media has a great impact on society today. Many countries have implemented sophisticated tactics to influence social...
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