Chinese museum offers $19,000 for every word decoded from mysterious ancient prophecy texts

AN oracle cast this bone 3000 years ago to predict an uncertain future. Now a museum is offering a $19,000 reward for every word...

Mandate of Heaven

The Mandate of Heaven or Tian Ming (天命) is a Chinese political and religious doctrine used since ancient times to justify the rule of the King or Emperor of China. According to this belief, heaven (天)—which...

Etiquette for Visiting a Chinese Home

It is becoming more and more popular for foreigners to be invited into Chinese homes for dinner. Even business associates may receive an invitation...

What is Gaokao? Why is it so important?

A total of 9.4 million Chinese high school students, just a little less than the population of Sweden, began to take the annual national...
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The Best Shaolin Kid Fight Scene

List of best known Shaolin Kungfu styles Arhat's 18 hands (罗汉十八手; luóhàn shíbā shǒu): known as the oldest style. Flood style (洪拳; hóngquán): with...

Culture and society of the Warring States Period

The Warring States period was an era of warfare in ancient China, as well as bureaucratic and military reforms and consolidation; the major states,...

Want fame and fortune? China’s internet celebrity business offers both

Whether they know it or not, the millions of WeChat users who tap on their smartphones for the latest data everyday are generating millions...

How China Influenced Western Classical Music

Western classical music has made its way into concert halls and conservatories in most major cities in China. It has also crept into traditional...

US Movie Agency Looks to Play Bigger Role in China

Los Angeles-based Creative Artists Agency is looking for more lights, camera, action in China, expanding its footprint through a partnership with CMC Capital Partners. Creative...

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All culture and art come from the dust and return to the dust. At the beginning of the chaos, those pieces of dust, with conscience and...

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