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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 age of 7, and took...

Chopsticks: History, Legend, and Myth

You have heard that Chinese people are good at mathematics or good at numbers. It is believed that this aptitude has some connection with...

The 10 Admonishments of Imperial Official Lin Zexu (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1 Lin Zexu (林則徐, 1785-1850) was an honest official in the late Qing Dynasty known for his strict crackdown against the opium...

The 10 Admonishments of Imperial Official Lin Zexu (Part 1)

Lin Zexu (林則徐, 1785-1850) was an honest official in the late Qing Dynasty known for his strict crackdown against the opium trade. In 1839,...

Chinese Youth and Moral Priorities

Over the past few decades, dramatic changes have taken place in China’s moral fabric. Two studies looked at how the current Chinese youth are...

Get a Taste for the Healing Foods With These 5 Elements

In Chinese culture, food has the curative properties of medicine, thanks to Wu Xing, also known as the Five Elements. Wu Xing is said...

Harvard’s First Chinese Instructor Taught Chinese Culture

Ko K’un-hua was born in the 18th year of Emperor Daoguang's reign (Qing Dynasty) in 1838 in Anhui Province. During his teenage years, he...

Symphony Orchestra Captivates Tens of Thousands of People in Taiwan

Cosponsored by the cultural department of various city and county governments, as well as some civic organizations in Taiwan, the New York-based Shen Yun...

An Indian Australian’s Impression of Taiwan

Reena Augustine is an Australian citizen who moved to Australia from western India’s Gurjarat in 2009. She is the founder and director of Red...

Wang Baochuan: The Legend of a Woman’s Determination and Loyalty

The legend of Wang Baochuan of the Tang Dynasty has been passed down in China from generation to generation. Her perseverance and loyalty has...

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