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China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

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Lying in the southeast of Yunnan Province (yún nán shěng 云南省), Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture neighbors Baise (bǎi sè 百色) in the Guangxi Province (guǎng xī shěng 广西省). It is bounded on the south by Burma. Wenshan County, the government seat of the prefecture is about 310 kilometers (193 miles) from Kunming. It is also called the Southern Gate of East Yunnan. The Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture is well-known throughout China for its Panax notoginseng, a valuable medicinal material, and is thus also known as the “Hometown of Panax notoginseng” (sān qī zhī xiāng 三七之乡).


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Urumqi Tour
China Travel Guide - Travel in Xinjiang

Internatinal Grand Bazaar in Urumqi
Urumqi
(wū lǔ mù qí 乌鲁木齐), capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has developed its economy, industry, culture as well as tourism and transportation. It is the most inland city in China even in the world as the most remote city from any sea. Urumqi is the "Shining Pearl on the Ancient Silk Road", so there are breathtaking views and sweet smell of fruits drift in the air to make it a special tourist destination. Nowadays, it serves as a starting point where travelers can make all the necessary preparations for various trips through Xinjiang. 

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Blue Calico
Learn Chinese - History and Culture

         Blue Calico
The blue calico (lán yìn huā bù 蓝印花布) is a kind of traditional printed-dyed handicraft in the south area of the Yangtze River with a long history that can be traced back to Qin (qín 秦) and Han (hàn 汉) Dynasties.

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Food in China
China Living Tips - Shopping & Leisure

Food in China

As you may have noticed from eating Chinese food in North American restaurants, each region of China has its own type of food. Chuan food is hot and spicy; Beijing cooking is done with a lot of meat and vegetables (including the most famous Chinese dish of all, Peking Duck); Cantonese traditions include dim sum and delicacies like shark's fin soup; Shanghai cuisine is prepared with plenty of seafood and oil.

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眼见为实,耳听为虚
Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs

 

          Chinese Proverbs 

yǎn
jiàn
wéi
shí ,
ěr
tīng
wéi
实,

                       What you hear about may be false, but what you see is true.

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Beijing Normal University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Beijing Normal University (BNU) has a history of more than 100 years, which is almost as long as the history of Chinese modern education. The University has developed from the Faculty of Education, Capital Metropolitan University established in 1902 under the concept of Establish school, prioritize teacher education,which initiated teacher training in Chinese higher education. After several times of merging and reforming since 1949, especially in the 1980s, Beijing Normal University has moved into the new age of rapid development. The University’s history is an epitome of the development of modern teacher training and Chinese higher education.

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Boukje Koch: Don't Worry, Just Ask Me
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

Boukje Koch

Boukje Koch, founder and CEO of Ask4Me, a Dutch design company based in Guangzhou, shares with us how she and her company settle down and survive in the city.

When western companies come to Guangdong Province to do business - typically to have products manufactured by China's cheap and abundant labor force - they often run headlong into a wall. 
 
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