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The Beauty and Engineering Feats of Chinese Bridges Will Astound You

Book Review: Chinese Bridges, Living Architecture from China’s Past Architects and engineers alike marvel at the astounding feats perfected by the master builders of Chinese bridges...

Professor Wu Ningkun: Conscience of the Chinese Nation (Part 1)

On August 10, 2019, Professor Wu Ningkun, a renowned Chinese-born translator and Emeritus Professor of English Literature, passed away at his home in the United States. The much-beloved Professor was 99 years old. In 1993, Professor Wu published his memoirs...

Zhuo Ye Cottage: A Nostalgic Leisure Farm in Taiwan

Zhuo Ye Cottage (卓也小屋) is a nostalgic leisure farm located in central Taiwan's Miaoli County. It is like a retreat away from the turmoil of the world and is an awesome destination for those who want to experience country...

The Unique Traits of Hong Kong’s People

A few years ago, Hong Kong's people started talking about a “Hong Kong nationality.” While there is no denying that there are significant differences between the people of Hong Kong, mainland China, and Taiwan, the idea of a Hong...

Ikigai: The Japanese Way of Making the Most Out of Life

Japanese people are admired for their genius, industriousness, grace, beauty, and culture. Although Japanese society is very fast-paced, over the millennia they have developed their own unique ways of calming down the pace of life. Ikigai is one such...

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The Gobi desert along the ancient Silk Road.

The Silk Road: Sharing Culture and Culinary Traditions

For thousands of years, the East and West remained a mystery to one another. But the birth of the Silk Road acted as a...
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Returning to a Child-Like Heart

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates A child's heart When I was little, I was rather shy and reserved, preferring to stay in the...
In China’s Hebei province, one of the worst newly affected regions, the governor has accused a medical agency of falsifying coronavirus test results and has requested re-screening.

Chinese Agency Falsified Coronavirus Test Results, More Widespread than Reported

In China’s Hebei Province, one of the worst newly affected regions, the governor has stated that a medical agency falsified coronavirus test results and...
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5 Favorite Foods for the Brain

Some people say that their brains don’t function well enough — why is that? Is it because the brain doesn’t have enough energy so...
On Jan. 20, Joe Biden took the oath to become the 46th President of the United States.

Biden Sworn in as US President, Outlines Progressive Agenda

On Jan. 20, Joe Biden took the oath to become the 46th President of the United States. Due to security concerns, no crowd was...

China

Professor Wu Ningkun: Conscience of the Chinese Nation (Part 2)

At the beginning of 1951, Wu Ningkun, who was studying in the United States at the time, received a letter of appointment from Lu Zhiwei, the President of Yanjing University, asking him to be the professor of English. At that time, he naively thought: “Giving up a most affluent capitalist career and returning to serve the new socialist China, I will be warmly welcomed as a patriotic intellectual.” Like so many other decent people,...

CCP Virus: UK Variant Found in Beijing as Outbreaks in Other Regions

Chinese authorities have discovered two cases of UK variant found in Beijing and have asked 1.6 million people in the capital to "stay at home." Since the UK strain is more contagious than the previous versions of the virus, there are fears of a severe outbreak in the nation’s capital.  “ no genetic correlation with previously reported local cases and imported cases in Beijing… considered to be variants of the new coronavirus discovered in...

Huawei Forbids Employees to Wed Europeans

According to an investigation report by The Daily Telegraph and European media partners in The Signals Network, Huawei, a world leader in equipment for wireless telecommunication, tells their Chinese employees who work in Europe not to marry Westerners if they want to keep their jobs. A manual for employees, entitled "West European Region Chinese Expatriates Assignment and Mobility Management Regulation," states that if those granted a permit in a European country marry an EU resident,...

China’s Coronavirus Vaccine Barely Meets WHO Standards

China has been hyping its CoronaVac vaccine, manufactured by Sinovac Biotech. It’s presented as the ultimate solution for controlling the epidemic, especially in developing nations. On Jan. 7, a study conducted by Brazil’s Butantan Institute claimed that China's coronavirus vaccine had a 78 percent efficacy rate. However, new data submitted by the institute shows that the vaccine only has an efficacy rate of 50.4 percent. That’s only barely above the 50 percent level mandated...

North Korea’s Undisclosed Aid from China Revealed by Leaked Government Documents

Leaked internal government documents obtained by The Epoch Times have revealed details about the financial and agricultural aid provided to North Korea by Communist China. China still remains North Korea’s biggest trading partner, despite trade reductions due to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus. One of the documents, published in 2016, showed the CCP’s funding of 15 projects in Jilin, the northeastern province bordering North Korea. With the goal of developing North Korea’s economy, most...

WHO Arrives in China for CCP Virus Investigation, but Beijing Blocks Inspector

On Jan. 14, 13 members of the World Health Organization (WHO) investigation team arrived in China with the aim of studying the origins of the CCP Virus. The team is actually composed of 15 members. Two of them were detained in Singapore as their COVID-19 test results came out positive. The second round of tests was conducted and one of the negative scientists has joined the team. "Among the 15 members of the WHO expert...

China Is Arresting Christians for Participating in Online Gatherings

David Curry, the CEO of the Christian charity Open Doors, warned that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of China is arresting Christians using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to intensify its persecution of the Christian community, even punishing believers who attend online church ceremonies. Open Doors recently published its annual report of the most dangerous countries to practice Christianity. North Korea took the number one spot. China was ranked 17th on the list,...

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American UN Ambassador Craft’s Taiwan Visit Planned, Then Canceled

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft's Taiwan visit has been canceled, the Department of State announced on Jan. 12 following a previous...

HEALTH

Press This Acupoint to Take Care of Your Heart and Avoid Myocardial Infarction

Heart disease and myocardial infarction are more likely to occur in winter. There is an acupuncture point in your palm that can help you...

9 Incredible Foods to Help Prevent Chronic Disease

Many diseases are caused by improper diet, especially at dinnertime, and eating the wrong foods may bring on chronic diseases. Therefore, it's necessary to...

Jade Can Protect the Body and Ward Off ‘Evil Spirits’

Jade is a precious stone that comes in various shades of green, white, and yellow, with green being the most common color. It is...

Knock on the Brain to Prevent Dementia!

The human brain is the largest, most complex, most amazing, and most miraculous organ of the human body. It is the most developed brain...

6 Tips for Eating Fruits and Vegetables With Peace of Mind

With pesticides, insecticides, GMOs, fertilizers, plastics, air pollution, and water pollution, you may often ask yourself: Is anything safe to eat anymore? Where do...

New Defense Against Dengue and Emerging Mosquito-Borne Viruses

New treatments to cut the global death rate from mosquito-borne viruses — such as dengue, Zika, and West Nile viruses — could result from...

5 Foods That Can Help Relieve Painful Arthritis

Arthritis is a common and all too often a ferocious disease, ranging in severity from mild to crippling. It can strike at any age....

5 Useful Diet Recipes to Help Relieve Coughs

Coughing is a symptom that even doctors feel is worrying and troublesome. We suggest 5 useful diet recipes recommended by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)...

Tang Dynasty: The Minister’s Kidney Remedy

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), there is a powerful kidney remedy called “Minister Zheng’s Prescription.” The origin of the name is directly related to...

Tips to Start Weight Loss Practice

With the stress of these unprecedented times, you may find yourself more tempted than usual to overindulge, adding to the size of your increasing...

CHINESE CULTURE

The literary giant Su Shi was also an effective and honest official who used his fortitude to help the people he governed. The literary giant Su Shi was also an effective and honest official who used his fortitude to help the people he governed.

Su Shi, the Ancient Poet Who Put the People First

One of the greatest literati of ancient China, the ancient poet Su Shi (蘇軾), also known by his alias...

Remarkable Event in the Life of the Great Emperor Kangxi (Part 2)

The Great Emperor Kangxi was one of the longest-reigning emperors of China’s Qing Dynasty. He came to the throne at the...
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Remarkable Event in the Life of the Great Emperor Kangxi (Part 1)

The Great Emperor Kangxi was one of the longest-reigning emperors during China’s Qing Dynasty. He came to the throne at the...
Chopsticks: History, Legend and Myth

Chopsticks: History, Legend, and Myth

You have heard that Chinese people are good at mathematics or good at numbers. It is believed that this...

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Astronomers Estimate Titan’s Largest Sea is 1,000 Feet Deep

Far below the gaseous atmospheric shroud on Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, lies Kraken Mare, a sea of liquid methane. Cornell astronomers have estimated Titan's largest sea to be at least 1,000 feet deep near its center — enough room for a potential robotic submarine to explore. After sifting...

The Righteous Way Is the Most Valuable

The journey has many turns and twists. The righteous way in dealing with all conditions and circumstances of life is the most valuable, as eventually, the outcome is always rewarding and fruitful. Toward the...

The Tory Report: China’s Horrific Human Rights Violations Over the Past 5 Years

The United Kingdom Conservative Party Human Rights Commission recently released a report detailing human rights abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) between 2016 and 2020. The report, titled The Darkness Deepens: The...

Luca Nuvoli: Creating Beauty Through Flowers, Their Meaning and Language

Art, in its many forms and shapes, is one of the ways human beings are able to express themselves and generate beauty. In this article, we will explore the art of flowers, some of...

‘The Yellow River: China’s Mythical River and Human Interventions’ by Photographer Zhang Kechun

In 2010, Chinese photographer Zhang Kechun set off on his fold-up bicycle to spend two years photographing China's legendary Yellow River. During his river odyssey, Zhang would travel for a month at a time,...

Alex Azar Praises Taiwan’s Critical Role Exposing the CCP Virus, Slams China for Hiding the Truth

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar recently praised Taiwan for the critical role it played in telling the world about the CCP virus outbreak at a time when Beijing tried to suppress the news. In...

UK Coronavirus Strain to Become Dominant in the US by March

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a report warning that the UK coronavirus strain will become the dominant strain in the United States by March. The UK strain, B.1.1.7,...

Beijing Censors Hong Kong News Website Exposing Police Brutality

Hong Kong’s Chinese Communist Party-controlled government has ordered the city’s Internet providers to block access to the pro-democracy Hong Kong news website HKChronicles. Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) confirmed this on Thursday. HKBN conducted this...

COVID-19 May Have Escaped From Wuhan’s High-Security Biolab, State Department Says

Multiple researchers at Wuhan's high-security biolab, the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), developed symptoms indicative of COVID-19 months before Chinese authorities announced the outbreak at the end of 2019, according to a fact sheet...

Kuranda: a Village in the Australian Rainforest

Situated in the Australian rainforest, I was lucky enough to live in Kuranda for over 2 years. Personally, I feel the above title understates how incredible it is. It should be known as something...

When Facing Adversity, if You Do Your Best, You Thrive

One way or another, at some time or another and at the worst possible time, adversity will show up at your door. Depending on the way you handle it, whether it is physical, spiritual,...

The Goodness of Perseverance

The dictionary definition of perseverance lets us know that it is continued effort; to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition; the action or condition or an instance of persevering; steadfastness. Perseverance. It’s not...

5 Different Types of Intermittent Fasting Plans

Intermittent fasting (IF) is believed to help with weight loss by creating a net calorie deficit. It also helps regulate your metabolic health, which will eventually lead to a longer and happier life. The...