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Real Chinese, Part 1 – Being Chinese, Speaking Chinese

Real Chinese, Part 1 - Being Chinese, Speaking Chinese

Experts Urge Collectors To Share World’s Earliest Encyclopedia

Chinese and foreign experts have urged collectors to share the earliest and largest encyclopedia man has ever had -- the Great Encyclopedia of Yongle...

China’s Online Reading Craze Is So Big It’s Challenging Amazon’s Kindle

To Yuwei Pan, a regular fix of Chinese novels on her smartphone makes her daily commute a pleasure. But these aren’t just normal stories....

China taking on Wikipedia with its own online encyclopaedia

More than 20,000 scholars involved in country’s biggest publication project. China has employed tens of thousands of scholars to write an internet version of its...

Jia Baoyu and the Twelve Beauties of Jinling

Jia Baoyu (simplified Chinese: 贾宝玉; traditional Chinese: 賈寶玉; pinyin: Jiǎ Bǎoyù; Wade–Giles: Chia Pao-yu; Meaning: Precious Jade) The main protagonist is about 12 or...

How to Learn Mandarin Chinese

Mastering the Basics 1. Practice using the four Mandarin tones. Mandarin Chinese is a tonal language, which means that different tones can change the meaning...

Chinese literature

by Emily Mark Chinese literature is some of the most imaginative and interesting in the world. The precision of the language results in perfectly realized...

Learn about the “biggest” book in China

The Siku Quanshu, variously translated as the Complete Library in Four Sections, Imperial Collection of Four, Emperor's Four Treasuries, Complete Library in Four Branches...

THE ART OF WAR BY SUN WU – 3

Chapter 7 Maneuvering Sunzi said: In war, the general receives his commands from the sovereign. Having collected an army and concentrated his forces, he must blend...

Why writer Mo Yan thinks his Nobel Prize was a blessing and a curse

The Chinese novelist’s profile was massively raised by winning the literature prize, but he has struggled to write since, he says. Chinese Nobel Prize for...

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