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How Will President Trump Tackle Trade With China?Read More»

How Will President Trump Tackle Trade With China?

Donald Trump said if he became the American president, he would 'use every lawful presidential power to remedy trade disputes if China does not stop its illegal activities, including its theft of American trade secrets.' ([Combined image: Michael Vadon via flickr/CC BY 2.0 and Death by China via YouTube/Screenshot]) By James Burke, 1 min ago [...]

Date:11/09/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Three Renowned Graves Remain Intact in China — Here’s WhyRead More»

Three Renowned Graves Remain Intact in China — Here’s Why

The Onon River, Mongolia, in autumn, a site where Genghis Khan was born and grew up. (Image: Fan111 via wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0) By Yi Ming, 1 min ago Well-known burial sites in China have a wide variety of anti-theft measures, but they have not allowed many to remain a peaceful resting place for [...]

Date:11/09/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Young Americans Increasingly Uninformed About CommunismRead More»

Young Americans Increasingly Uninformed About Communism

While 57 percent of all Americans have a 'very unfavorable' view of communism, that view is shared by just 37 percent of millennials and 38 percent of Gen Z, says a report. (Image: Thierry Ehrmann [Mao Zedong] Jonny Goldstein [fast-food bag] via flickr / CC BY 2.0 ) By James Burke, 17 hours ago Around [...]

Date:11/06/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Chinese Recipes: Stir Fried Chicken Wings With Oyster SauceRead More»

Chinese Recipes: Stir Fried Chicken Wings With Oyster Sauce

Here is an easy recipe to make a traditional Southern Chinese dish. (Image: momo via flicker / CC BY 2.0 ) By VISION TIMES, 1 day ago Here is an easy recipe to make a traditional Southern Chinese dish: Ingredients: 5 whole chicken wings cut into two pieces (wingtip and wingette, and drumette) 1 tbsp [...]

Date:11/05/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

A Famous Story in Chinese History: The Reunion of a Prime Minister and His Ragged WifeRead More»

A Famous Story in Chinese History: The Reunion of a Prime Minister and His Ragged Wife

An irrigation project completed in 256 B.C. during the Warring States period by the State of Qin. (Image: Shizhao via wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0) By zhang tianliang, 14 mins ago Bai Lixi, the prime minister of the major state of Qin during China’s Warring States period, was very poor in his youth. Despite this, [...]

Date:11/04/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Why Do Chinese Call the Ephedra Herb the ‘Ask-For-Trouble’ HerbRead More»

Why Do Chinese Call the Ephedra Herb the ‘Ask-For-Trouble’ Herb

Ephedra: the 'Ask-for-Trouble' herb. (Image: Alex Lomas via wikimedia / CC BY 2.0 ) By Kay Rubacek, 12 hours ago A long time ago, an elderly Chinese herbalist accepted a disciple to help with his business. The herbalist wanted someone to pass down his knowledge to, given that he had no son. But having studied [...]

Date:11/04/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

What’s in a Chinese Name?Read More»

What’s in a Chinese Name?

Surnames are usually inherited from the father and are monosyllabic, that is, they use one character. Given names usually have two syllables, and thus, two characters. For example, the founder of the Republic of China is Sun Zhongshan 孙中山. (Image: Brad T./Vision Times) By Aizhu Lu, 37 mins ago Every Chinese person’s name is made [...]

Date:11/03/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

The Story of the Monkey KingRead More»

The Story of the Monkey King

Painted mural depicting Sun Wukong (in yellow) and other characters of 'Journey to the West.' (Image: wikimedia / CC0 1.0) By VISION TIMES, 46 mins ago One of the most famous Chinese legends concerns the Monkey King, or Sun Wukong, known to the Chinese as a character from Journey to the West, one of China’s [...]

Date:11/03/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

A Chinese Idiom: Uncollectible Spilled WaterRead More»

A Chinese Idiom: Uncollectible Spilled Water

A Chinese idiom: uncollectible spilled water. (Image: Natasia Causse via flicker / CC BY 2.0 ) By VISION TIMES, 12 hours ago An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its separate words but that has a separate meaning of its own. Idioms stand out as shining pearls in the [...]

Date:11/02/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

The Good Health and Longevity of Li Qing YunRead More»

The Good Health and Longevity of Li Qing Yun

Gilded lion in front of the Palace of Tranquil Longevity. (Image: BriYYZ via wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago According to legend, Li Qing Yun was a traditional Chinese medicine physician, herbal expert, qigong master, and tactical consultant. In May 1933, Time magazine reported on Li in an article entitled, [...]

Date:11/01/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

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