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What Do Chinese Say About the Dog Zodiac?
According to the Chinese calendar, each year is related to a Chinese zodiac animal in a 12-year cycle. ...
February 7, 2018
What Do the Chinese Say About the Rooster?
The 2017 Chinese New Year arrives on Jan. 28, beginning the Year of the Rooster, ending on Feb. ...
January 27, 2017
Celebrities Born in the Year of the Monkey
There are many talented and famous people among those born in the Year of the Monkey.
February 8, 2016
Chinese New Year 2016: Year of the Monkey
Feb. 8, 2016, marks the Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Monkey. We ...
February 6, 2016
Chinese Idioms: Shiver Though Not Cold (不寒而慄)
During the reign of Emperor Wudi (156–87 B.C.) of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – A.D. 23), ...
June 25, 2015
Grand Book of History a ‘Mirror’ for Chinese Emperors
Sima Guang compiled the monumental historical chronicle “Zizhi Tongjian,” or the “Comprehensive Mirror to Aid in Government,” to ...
May 5, 2015
Chinese Idioms: Fluffing up the Pillows for Sleep With No Worries (高枕無憂)
The Chinese idiom "fluffing up the pillows to sleep with no worries" originates from a story about the ...
March 23, 2015
Chinese Idioms: Behind the Times (不合時宜)
The Chinese idiom 不合時宜 (bù hé shí yí), which translates as "behind the times," is used to describe ...
February 7, 2015
Chinese Idioms: Battling With One’s Back To The River (背水一戰)
Han Xin (about 256–195 B.C.) was a military strategist and general who contributed greatly to the founding of ...
January 21, 2015
Historical Figures: Shao Yong, Great Chinese Philosopher and Cosmologist
Shao Yong (A.D. 1011–1077) was a philosopher, poet, and cosmologist of the Northern Song Dynasty. In his youth, ...
December 31, 2014
Historical Figures: Bao Zheng, Symbol of Justice and Fairness
Bao Zheng (A.D. 999–1062) was a well-known official and judge in the Northern Song Dynasty. During his service, ...
December 10, 2014
Historical Figures: Fan Zhongyan, Advocating the Nation’s Fate Before Comfort
Fan Zhongyan (A.D. 989–1052) was a prominent Confucian scholar and politician in the Northern Song Dynasty. He was ...
December 2, 2014
Wang Zhaojun: Beauty of Peace
There are ancient Chinese legends about the "Four Great Beauties," women of such beauty that they were able ...
November 8, 2014
Historical Figures: Su Wu: Loyal Diplomat and ‘Lonely Shepherd’ for 19 Years
During the early years of the Han Dynasty (漢朝) (206 B.C.–A.D. 220), there was much turmoil on China's ...
October 13, 2014
Huo Qubing: Young General of Military Might
Under the reign of Emperor Wu of Han, the Han Dynasty saw a vast territorial expansion as well ...
September 11, 2014
Sun Zi: Military Strategist and Author of ‘The Art of War’
Sun Zi, also known as Sun Wu or Sun Tzu, was a high-ranking military general in Chinese history ...
June 26, 2014
Bian Que: Deity Doctor of Miracles
There was an exceptional doctor named Bian Que (扁鵲) who lived 2,500 years ago, in about the same ...
June 25, 2014
Zhuang Zi: The Major Patriarch of Daoism After Lao Zi
Zhuang Zi believed that the greatest achievement in a society was to do “action without action, govern by ...
June 25, 2014
Zhang Qian: Pioneer Explorer of the Route to the West
Zhang Qian is honored for the development of the ancient Silk Road and for being instrumental in promoting ...
October 5, 2013
Emperor Wu of Han: Deemed Greatest Emperor of the Han Dynasty
Of all Han Dynasty notables, Wu of the Han Dynasty earned the highest regard from traditional Chinese historians ...
September 5, 2013
Ti Ying: Daughter of Great Courage
In the early Han Dynasty (漢朝) (206 B.C.–A.D. 220) of China, there were the “Five Punishments” of which ...
September 1, 2013
Emperor Wen: Western Han Rule With Ethics and Courtesy
Emperor Wen (202–157 B.C.) was the fifth emperor of the Han Dynasty.
August 23, 2013
Zhang Liang: Another Hero of the Early Han Dynasty
Zhang Liang was a chief military strategist, minister, and adviser to Liu Bang (Emperor Gaozu), the founding emperor ...
August 16, 2013
Xiao He: One of the ‘Three Heroes of the Early Han Dynasty’
Xiao He (蕭何) was one of the subordinates that Liu Bang trusted the most. Because of his sound ...
August 15, 2013
Zhang Heng: Great Chinese Inventor
Zhang Heng’s great scientific achievements were inspired by his spiritual experiences, which were also expressed in his literary ...
August 6, 2013
Liu Xiu: Decisive Emperor of Great Mercy
Liu Xiu was known for being an open and honest man who bestowed rewards and punishments in a ...
June 26, 2013
Han Xin, One of the ‘Three Heroes of the Early Han Dynasty’
Han Xin, a rare and brilliant strategist from a poor family background, set a standard for virtue and ...
April 18, 2013
Frigid Air, High Winds Sweep the Northeast; at Least 6 Dead
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