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Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part One)Read More»

Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part One)

During sleep, the body produces more growth hormones, which is important in burning fat and developing lean muscles. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0) By VISION TIMES, 10 hours ago People spend almost one-third of their lives sleeping. Good-quality sleep plays a very important role in a healthy life. What happens during sleep? The body relaxes, [...]

Date:10/29/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part Two)Read More»

Ancient Wisdom for Healthy Sleep (Part Two)

(Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0) By VISION TIMES, 12 hours ago Traditional Chinese medicine is a complete medical system that has been passed down to us. It offers information about sleep health. Sleep is a result of the natural rhythm of energy circulation. At 11:00 pm, the yin energy (qi) is at its strongest. This [...]

Date:10/29/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Chinese History: Song Dynasty Ambassador Suffers for Selfish DeedsRead More»

Chinese History: Song Dynasty Ambassador Suffers for Selfish Deeds

Song Dynasty ambassador suffers for selfish deeds. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0) By VISION TIMES, 12 hours ago There was a man named Wang Shao who lived during the Song Dynasty in China. In order to be promoted to a higher governmental rank, he asked the emperor for the authority to increase the country’s territory. [...]

Date:10/29/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

How To Use Herbal Tea to Regulate High Blood PressureRead More»

How To Use Herbal Tea to Regulate High Blood Pressure

(Image: condesign via Pixabay / CC0 1.0) By Kay Rubacek, 1 min ago Since high blood pressure has no noticeable symptoms, it is commonly referred to as a “silent killer.” However, it can be controlled. Drinking Chinese herbal tea has been shown to reduce high blood pressure. Following are three tea recipes to help you [...]

Date:10/28/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

The Legend of the Eight BannersRead More»

The Legend of the Eight Banners

Soldiers of the blue banner parading in front of Emperor Qianlong. (Image: wikimedia / CC0 1.0) By VISION TIMES, 6 mins ago Nurhaci, the founder of the Qing Dynasty, established the Eight Banners. Initially, there were only four colored banners that represented four different military units: yellow, white, blue, and red. Nurhaci, founder of the [...]

Date:10/28/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

10 Reasons Why Travelers from China Love TaiwanRead More»

10 Reasons Why Travelers from China Love Taiwan

'Taiwan’s mountain ranges provides a wide range of hiking and climbing challenges for all ages.' (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0) By VISION TIMES, 1 min ago Lin Wei, Director of the Taiwan Strait Tourism and Travel Association in Beijing, penned 10 reasons why travelers from China love Taiwan. It was published to encourage people from [...]

Date:10/28/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Simplified Chinese Characters Are Destroying the Chinese LanguageRead More»

Simplified Chinese Characters Are Destroying the Chinese Language

Poem written in classical Chinese. (Image: politizer via flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0) By VISION TIMES, 4 hours ago In China’s Commercial Press sixth edition of the Modern Chinese Dictionary 239 English words, including “NBA,” have been added. After its publication, 100 scholars reported that this dictionary violates specific Chinese rules and regulations. They also [...]

Date:10/27/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Caring For One’s Parents: A Virtue Prized Above All OthersRead More»

Caring For One’s Parents: A Virtue Prized Above All Others

In traditional Chinese culture, loving, respecting, and caring for ones parents is the virtue prized above all others. (Image: Pixabay / CC0 1.0) By Yi Ming, 17 mins ago In traditional Chinese culture, loving, respecting, and caring for one’s parents is the virtue prized above all others. The following is a modern day story about [...]

Date:10/27/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

Here’s a Quick and Easy Way to Cure Your CoughRead More»

Here’s a Quick and Easy Way to Cure Your Cough

The symptoms should be gone when you wake up the next morning. (Image: Chris Costes via flickr / CC BY 2.0 ) By Cecilia Kwan, 9 hours ago This is a quick and easy way to get rid of a cough caused by colds and flu. This old Chinese medicine remedy is gentle enough for [...]

Date:10/26/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

A New Anti-Theft Backpack Hits the MarketRead More»

A New Anti-Theft Backpack Hits the Market

A new anti-theft backpack hits the market. (Image: NTDTV.com) By Monica Song, 10 hours ago French designer Thomas works for the world famous Holland-based brand XD Design. When he visited China a few years ago, he noticed that wherever he went, either on a bus or subway, most people stood or sat with their arms [...]

Date:10/26/2016 | Category:China Culture&News

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