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Chinese culture, Philosophy, history and language

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Articles on Chinese Culture, Philosophy, History and Language


Mandarin Concentration Game

A game of concentration with a simplified Chinese character twist


Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

The history and tales about the Autumn moon festival in China, and the birth of mooncakes.


PIN "spell" and YIN "sound"

The Pin-Yin Romanization method has generally replaced the older Wades-Giles method for attempting to romanize the Chinese language. This system has been official use since 1958 and was introduced by the People's Republic of China.


Popcorn: A Tasty Chinese Snack

Chinese were making popcorn in the Song Dynasty (960-1127BC).


Tea Made with Skill and Patience

The word ‘Gongfu’ in Chaozhou Gongfu Tea can mean ‘skill’ or ‘patience.’ It is named partly because the tea making process is time-consuming and requires some skill to make tea.


Terracotta Army Gets Dose of Modern Medicine

After surviving 2,200 years, China's famed army is now being attacked...


The Butterfly Dream

To students of Daoism, Zhuangzi's Butterfly Dream is perhaps the best parable and has been the topic of philosophical discussions for centuries.


The Chinese Abacus

In Asian countries it is not unusual to see shopkeepers and street vendors using an abacus to calculate invoices, especially where electricity is not convenient. Here you can learn how to read and work with this ancient invention.


The Chinese Written Word

As one of the oldest scripts known to humankind, Chinese written language boasts a history of several thousand years. Such a long period involves many changes and developments.


The Chinese Written Word


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