M.M.A. Fighter’s Pummeling of Tai Chi Master Rattles China

BEIJING — For weeks, the mixed martial arts fighter Xu Xiaodong had been taunting masters of the traditional Chinese martial arts, dismissing them as...

About Mahjong

Mahjong (麻将) also spelled majiang and numerous other variants, is a tile-based game that originated in China during the Qing dynasty. It is commonly...

US-China Ties in Arts and Education Deepen

On the political and military front, U.S.-China relations have been an often-tense dance between governments. However, in arts and education, many say the relationship...

Colorful Chinese Clothing in different nationalities

As a vital part of Chinese civilization, traditional clothing plays an important role in the country's history and culture. Their basic features are cross-collar, wrapping...

Introducing the Most Famous Chinese Calligrapher in History

In ancient China, painting and calligraphy were the most highly appreciated arts in court circles and were produced almost exclusively by amateurs, aristocrats and...
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The simple philosophy of yin and yang

The Chinese terms yīn and yáng are linguistically analyzable in terms of Chinese characters, pronunciations and etymology, meanings, topography, and loanwords. The Traditional Chinese characters 陰 and...

Three most famous ancient caves

Mogao Caves at Dunhuang Also known as the Thousand Buddha Grottoes (千佛洞), form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of...

China laps up glossy TV corruption drama

A dashing detective bursts into a secret villa and uncovers huge stacks of cash stuffed in fridges, closets and beds. Meanwhile, the villa's owner...

China’s Traditional Cultural Values

The cultural values of a country influence its national psychology and identity. Citizens’ values and public opinions are conveyed to state leaders through the...

11 Taboos in Chinese Culture

Every place has their own taboos, and it is important to learn what they are when traveling or encountering another culture to guarantee you...

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