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China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

Puer (pǔ ěr普洱) is a prefecture-level city in southern Yunnan province (yún nán shěng 云南省), People’s Republic of China. The name Puer dates back to 1729, but was changed to Simao (sī máo 思茅) in 1950 after the Communist Revolution. In 2007, the original name of Puer was restored. The urban administrative center of Puer is Simao District, which is also the former name of the city itself. Puer is famous for its Puer tea (pǔ ěr chá 普洱茶). A major downturn in the price of tea in 2007 caused severe economic distress in the area. The price of Puer has since recovered and Pu’er tea still contributes much to the income of the area.

Jokhang Temple
China Travel Guide - Travel in Tibet
Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of
Tibet. Everyday pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. Some of them even progress prostrate by body length to the threshold of the temple. Pilgrims fuel myriad of flickering butter lamps with yak butter, or honor their deities with white scarves (Kha-btags or Hada) while murmuring sacred mantras to show their pieties to the Buddha.

Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs

Chinese Proverbs


           The butcher who lays down his knife, at once becomes a Buddha.

Simuwu Ding
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

Simuwu DingDing (dǐng 鼎) was a cooking vessel probably used to boil or cook food ancient China. It can be traced back to the Neolithic Age in the primitive society. As early as 7000 ago, there are dings made of clay. During the Shang (shāng 商) and Zhou (zhōu 周) dynasties, bronze casting technology reached a high level in China. Therefore, people used bronze to cast ding. And the ding was no longer the cooking utensils in common people’s life but an object for important ceremonies to offer sacrifices. It was a symbol of imperial power.

Pearl Wholesalers in Shanghai
China Living Tips - Shopping & Leisure

China Shopping

Pearl's Circles tops the First Asia Jewelry Plaza near Shanghai's Yuyuan or Yu Garden Bazaar area. As you leave the escalator on the third floor, you'll be overwhelmed by the sheer number of pearls and stones in every design you can imagine. The vendors will call out to you and it'll be hard to get comfortable, so walk around, then saddle up to a counter and start looking. Get your bargaining gloves on and buy ready-to-wear, or design your own jewelry and have it made up in a few minutes.
East China University of Science and Technology
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), founded in 1952 in Shanghai, is one of the national key research universities under the direct administration of the China Education Ministry. It is constituted with 16 academic schools specialized in science, technology, pharmacy, philosophy, administration, economy, law, literature, history and education. With its graceful environment and advanced facilities ECUST has begun to receive international students since 1950s’. So far over two thousands international students coming from as many as eighty countries and areas have studied in ECUST. 

Indian finds reliable suppliers in Shenzhen
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

It is not easy for a businessman to find a supplier who is as much customer-oriented as himself in a foreign country, but Subhash Agarwal of India has found reliable suppliers in Shenzhen.

After graduating from the MDS University in Rajasthan in northern India in 1999, Agarwal started Balaji Electrical Co. Ltd. in Rajasthan.

As he became increasingly keen on international trade, he found that businessmen all over the world were looking towards China to import goods. He then decided to come to Shenzhen in 2004, as he believed China was the best place to do business.

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