The Analects-Weizheng

為政 - To be a government official The Master said, "He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north...

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...
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Li Bai and his poetry

Li Bai (701–762), also known as Li Bo, was a Chinese poet acclaimed from his own day to the present as a genius and...

Meng Haoran – poet of the Tang Dynasty

Meng Haoran (孟浩然 689/691–740) was a major Tang dynasty poet, and a somewhat older contemporary of Wang Wei, Li Bai and Du Fu. Meng Haoran was born in Xiangyang, south of the Han...
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Chinese music: The Red Plum Blossoms

In the early 20th century after the end of Imperial China, there were major changes to traditional Chinese music as part of the New...

10 Greatest Chinese Love Stories Ever

What on earth is love that makes lovers vow to stick together in life and death? Below are the top 10 widespread ancient Chinese love...

Fan Zhongyan: Be the first to bear the world’s hardship, and the last to...

Fan Zhongyan is one of the most prominent figures in the Chinese history, as a founder of Neo-Confucianism and a great statesman, philosopher, writer, educator, military strategist, and philanthropist of...

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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Lin Daiyu

Lin Daiyu (林黛玉; Pinyin: Lín Dàiyù) is one of the principal characters of Cao Xueqin's classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. She...

Luxun as a cultural icon

Lu Xun(鲁迅), formerly also romanized Lu Hsün, was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (25 September 1881 – 19 October 1936), a leading figure...

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