Tag Archives: Chinese History

China ever Invaded
History and Culture
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Has China Ever Invaded Another Country?

Throughout Chinese history, there were so many empires and kingdoms conquering each other and countries borders moving miles to the North and miles to the East. So it’s quite disingenuous to apply the modern day perspective on war to historical events. China gives the impression that she has never invaded, and yet every powerful nation […]

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travel to Tibet
Travel
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How Should I Travel to Tibet?

Why Travel to Tibet? Heaps of people travel to Tibet because it is one of the most popular holiday destinations in South Asia. Many people visit Tibet as a part of a pilgrimage while others use the region as a satellite place to go while holidaying in China. The weather is decent all year round […]

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korea and china
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Do Korea and China Use the Same Characters?

As Korea and China are so close geographically, it’s not surprising that writing in the Korean peninsula started out borrowing from Classical Chinese. Just like Latin in Medieval times in the West, Classical Chinese was used only by the elite, in literary and official contexts. Adopting Chinese characters: Hanja Korea was the first non-Chinese culture […]

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overrated travel destinations
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Top 10 Travel Destinations in China

Adventure regardless of the travel destination is a part of any journey. Whenever we make a plan to travel to a place of our choice, it becomes essential for us to consider in advance, the places we want to go to and what we want to see or do when we get to them. Every […]

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Big 2
Life in China
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Help Me Out With the Rules for Big 2…

Introduction If you are in China, or planning to go, you should know how to play the card game called Big 2. It is very popular in Asia. The game resembles poker played in western countries, so Big 2 is the Chinese equivalent. As both games rely on quick thinking, it is a good idea to learn some game strategy […]

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Mahjong
Life in China
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What is Mahjong and How Do I Play?

What is mahjong? The Chinese people are masters of mahjong and this is probably why they are very strategic thinkers. It is a traditional Chinese game played by four people around a square table. Instead of playing with cards, this games uses tiles. What makes it more complicated is that the rules of mahjong will […]

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discovered america
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Is It True That China Discovered America?

For centuries, the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus has been credited with the discovery of America. However, new evidence has been discovered to topple this theory. Ancient Chinese markings carved into rocks across the US could necessitate the rewriting of history. Researchers believe that the ancient scripts show the Chinese might have already discovered the country […]

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Chinese people eat
Life in China
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Do Chinese People Eat Everything ?

Each and every culture out there has its unique types of food that is consumed and enjoyed. In fact, that is one of the most distinctive and exciting aspects about visiting different countries and experiencing their cultures first hand. While there are plenty of sites to see, people to meet, and works of art to […]

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Mongolia part of China
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Why Isn’t Mongolia Part of China When More Mongolians Are in China?

A Little about Mongolia Mongolia lies to China’s north, a country of three million people that has grown increasingly dependent on its much more populated and larger neighbor, China. According to 2015 data from Trading Economics, China accounts for 89% of Mongolia’s exports and 26% of its imports. This landlocked country has an unusually large […]

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japanese and chinese
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Relationship Between Japanese and Chinese People

In the global context, the Tokyo-Beijing relationship is important, both economically and politically. China is the second largest economy while Japan is the third largest economy. Both countries have significant military capabilities with Japan, a close ally of the US hosting the US military bases. Throughout the 20th century, the relationship between the two countries […]

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