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woodblock printing

As one of the four great inventions in China, woodblock printing is the earliest printing in the world. It has long been a disputable issue when it comes the time ...

Many Confucian scholars decided to be a physician if they were not provided with the opportunity to become a government official. The Taoist school of thought believes in following nature ...
Guo Mingyi and Lei Feng

Guo Mingyi, a seemingly or­dinary chinese man has sup­ported the schooling of more than 180 impoverished students with his mod­est income. He also initiated a “caring group” that has motivated ...

In Guangdong-style morning tea, the tea itself plays just a supporting role, the main role being the snacks, known as dim sum, so morning tea is often known simply as ...
Chinese Tea

Chinese tea differs from person to person and era to era. Tea leaves, through different fermentation processes, become different kinds of tea. With different steeping time, temperatures, infusion methods and ...
acumox

Acumox, an ancient medicine originated in China, is a generic name for acupuncture and moxibustion. In short, acumox is intended to cure diseases by way of heat stimulation and needle ...
Chinese ancient paper

We regard Cai Lun of Eastern Han Dynasty (25 to 220) as the inventor of the papermaking technology. But ancient paper could be traced at least back to the first ...
Chinese seal engraving

Chinese seal engraving is not just about engraving but rather is a perfect combination of calligraphy, composition and carving. This is truly an art that is capable of “containing many ...
double ninth festival

Double Ninth Festival falls on the 9th day of the 9th month of the Chinese lunar calendar. In 2016 it falls on October 9. On the festival, people hold many ...
Mid-Autumn Festival

In 2016 Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th of September. Since 2008, this festival has been designated as a legal holiday in China. Just as a poem reads: Upon ...

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