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One of Ancient China’s Greatest Inventions Still Mysterious to the WestRead More»

One of Ancient China’s Greatest Inventions Still Mysterious to the West

Ancient China’s greatest inventions were rooted in China’s 5000-year-old civilisation, which is said to have been divinely passed down by gods. (DaveFayram/Flickr) By Aizhu Lu, 1 min ago The abacus is a counting tool that has been used in China for thousands of years. It is widely used in shops, restaurants, and anywhere that bills [...]

Date:09/01/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Chinese, in the Eyes of WesternersRead More»

Chinese, in the Eyes of Westerners

Do all Chinese know kungfu? (Image: Pixabay/CC0 1.0) By Yi Ming, 1 min ago What do you think about when you think of a Chinese person? That they know kungfu? That they push in line? There are many stereotypes Westerners have when they think about the Chinese. Here are 20 things Westerners usually think about [...]

Date:09/01/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

How a Bowl of Plain Rice Changed a Couple’s FutureRead More»

How a Bowl of Plain Rice Changed a Couple’s Future

By giving a little, a couple received blessings in the end. (Image: alien0417 via Pixabay) By Yi Ming, 1 min ago Over 20 years ago in Taipei, a young college student went to a buffet-style Chinese restaurant. He walked back and forth for quite a while until most of the guests had left. He then [...]

Date:08/31/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Eucommia Bark: A Treatment for BackacheRead More»

Eucommia Bark: A Treatment for Backache

Eucommia ulmoides. (Sten Porse/Wikipedia) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago Eucommia bark looks just like tree bark, yet it prevents pain in the back and legs. It is also 1 of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese herbology. Its Chinese name is du zhong. According to Chinese legend, a very poor man named Du [...]

Date:08/31/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Chinese Character Gives Insight Into Traditional Chinese MedicineRead More»

Chinese Character Gives Insight Into Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese character for medicine: yào. (Brad T./China Gaze) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago The Chinese character 藥 (yào) refers to a medicine or drug. It is composed of two parts. The top part 艹 is the Chinese radical that indicates grass and grass-related plants, including herbs. The lower part 樂 (pronounced yuè or lè) [...]

Date:08/30/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

The Fate of Two BrothersRead More»

The Fate of Two Brothers

The summit of Mount Heng seen from the side of Shaanxi. (Terence7/Wikipedia) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago Born in the Song Dynasty, brothers Jingxiu Cao and Jingzhi Cao lived markedly different lifestyles; the former lived an exemplary life, while the latter lived a life filled with nefarious ways. They were the younger brothers of [...]

Date:08/30/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

The Legend of a Scholar in the Qing DynastyRead More»

The Legend of a Scholar in the Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty flag. (Open Clip Art Library/Wikipedia) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago There was a scholar at Jiangxi, Nan Fung, in the Qing Dynasty whose literary talent was outstanding. He wrote extremely well and authored thousands of essays in a short period of time. However, in order to earn more money, he assisted criminals [...]

Date:08/30/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

How Does China Source Thousands of Organs With Only a Few Voluntary Donors?Read More»

How Does China Source Thousands of Organs With Only a Few Voluntary Donors?

People asked those experienced organ transplant experts from China an important question — where are the organs from? How are they sourced? (Image: Global Panorama via flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago Recently, an international organ transplant conference was held in Hong Kong. At the conference, China boasted about its [...]

Date:08/29/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Kidney Organ Trade Scandal in Chinese National HospitalRead More»

Kidney Organ Trade Scandal in Chinese National Hospital

Former Health Minister of China, Huang Jie Fu (center). He is also the honorary chairman of the 'Organ Procurement Organization' (OPO) in China. (Image: ZhengWu Li) By Cecilia Kwan, 1 min ago The 26th International Congress of the Transplantation Society was held from August 18-23 in Hong Kong. Former Deputy Director of the Ministry of [...]

Date:08/29/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Cupping Therapy: Everything You Need to KnowRead More»

Cupping Therapy: Everything You Need to Know

Bruises are highly visible after a cupping session. (Image: malias via Compfight cc) By Cecilia Kwan, 1 min ago According to traditional Chinese medicine, cupping therapy is used for shoulder, neck, and knee pain, twisted or pulled muscles, sunstroke, headaches, chest pain, and even indigestion. It is a form of alternative medicine in which local [...]

Date:08/26/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

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