Chinese Architecture

Traditional Chinese Roofs

Traditional Chinese architecture is not only as old as Chinese civilization with 5,000 years of history but unique in the world, particularly when the roof system […]

Chinese History

The Death Of A Chinese Diplomat

Mr Tan Jinyong (谭锦镛) was a proud Chinese man, because he was a kungfu master and he was a diplomat. But Mr Tan decided to […]

People in China

Ms Yang Meijun and Wild Goose Qigong

The fundamental difference between Chinese kung fu/exercise and the rest in the world is the association with qi (info energy in yin-yang dual expressions, which are the […]

Liu Changchun, China’s First Olympian

This is not China’s 110 meter hurdler Liu Xiang (刘翔), an Olympic gold medalist and World Champion, but Liu Changchun (刘长春), China’s first Olympian, 74  years […]

Chinese Legends

A Brief Experience of Time in Mt. Lanke

A firewood collector watching two immortals paying chess in Mt. Lanke in Zhejiang Province – a coloured ink painting by Ming Dynasty scholar, politician and artist […]

Chinese Arts

Dream of Great Ash Tree Kingdom

Dream of Nanke (南柯梦) is one of the four Kunqu Opera dramas about dreams, written by Tang Xianzu (1550-1616) of Ming Dynasty. While Peony Pavilion […]

 Nirvana in Fire (11): Theme Song

When the Wind Begins to Blow Lyrics: Haiyan (the author of the drama); Music: Meng Ke; Singer: Hu Ge (the actor playing the leading character […]

Chinese Technology

Chinese 24 Solar Terms

Traditionally, the pace of Chinese people’s life was rhythemed by the 24 Solar Terms, which divide each lunar month into 2 segments based on the sun’s movement. Chinese farmers […]

Chinese Business Tradition

Chinese Business Traditions

For thousands of years, China had been a peasant society with commercial activities consciously suppressed, which shaped China’s business traditions. But it was not always the […]

China’s Confucius Merchants

In Chinese business world, there is a word that used to be very popular and now starts to regain public attention. That is the word […]

Chinese Business Today

Chinese Food

8 Chinese Mushroom Soup Recipes

Mushrooms, whether fresh or dried, are regarded by both Taoists and Chinese herbalists as magic food, and featured prominently in Taoist’ daily menu. Mushrooms not only […]

8 Chinese Daoist Vegetable Dishes

These simple vegetable recipes are selected from 100 Taoist vegetable dishes recommended by the vice president of China Taoist Association. Asparagus Stir Fry with Sweet Potatoes Ingredients (1) […]

Animals in China

A Red Panda’s Rescue Mission

A friend in need is a friend indeed, that is true in human world and also true in the world of red pandas. A Red […]

A Monkey’s Dirty Business

A male macaque has been indulging in the monkey’s dirty business in China for six years, local media reported. According to Wuhan residents, the creature […]