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Good Stories from China: Return Precious Jade Intact to the State of Zhao
Friday, July 11, 2008 7:30:00 PM
This story took place during the Warring States (771 - 221BC) where China was divided into seven major states, with the State of Qin being the strongest and the weakest being the State of Zhao.The ...   Full Story

Mysteries of Chinese Characters (1): Introduction
Thursday, July 10, 2008 7:12:00 PM
"Cang Jie invented the characters, thereby millet grains fell down from heaven and the evil spirits cried in the night."This is how Chinese have passed down the legendary tale of the inventi ...   Full Story

Ancient Stories of How Virtuous Mothers Educated Their Children
Saturday, July 05, 2008 7:15:00 PM
The following are inspirational stories of two mothers who taught their children to be pure and honest.   Full Story

Stories from Ancient China—The Bracelet Test
Wednesday, May 07, 2008 7:32:00 PM
In ancient China, scholars placed great emphasis on the imperial examination. After 10 years of study, a person first had to pass county and provincial civil service exams to even qualify. It was not ...   Full Story

Good Stories from China: A Mean Feng Shui Master
Friday, September 21, 2007 7:10:00 PM
A Feng Shui master learns that "The blessed inhabit the land that is blessed, and vice versa." As long as one does what one should do, he will eventually reap what he deserves.   Full Story

Good Stories from China: Emperor Kangxi, a Wise and Benevolent Ruler
Thursday, September 06, 2007 7:25:00 PM
Aixin-Juelo Xuanye (1654-1722) was known as Emperor Kangxi, a title that means peace for all people and prosperity for all lands. Kangxi was honored in Chinese history as a noble, generous, and compas ...   Full Story

Good Stories from China: Harmonious Relationship Starts With Oneself
Thursday, July 26, 2007 7:10:00 PM
There was a businessman named Ma Wenan who lived in Xinghua County, Jiangsu Province in ancient China. Mr. Ma was well educated and had good manners. His wife, Ms. Wu, was smart, pretty, and good at d ...   Full Story

Good Stories from China: Tang Taizong's 'Five Recipes' of Governance
Thursday, July 12, 2007 7:10:00 PM
One day Tang Taizong, the second emperor of the Tang Dynasty, who ruled from 626 to 649 A.D., arrived at Cuiwei Palace.   Full Story

Good Stories from China: Concern Over Loss and Gain
Saturday, June 30, 2007 7:35:00 PM
Once upon a time there was a masterly archer called Houyi. He trained hard and developed superior marksmanship of piercing a poplar twig from one hundred paces away.   Full Story

Good Stories from China: Disaster Follows Wrongful Killing
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 7:04:00 PM
Chinese history shows how bad actions bring bad results, while good deeds bring rewards.   Full Story

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