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Qarhan Salt Lake
China Travel Guide - Travel in Qinghai

 Qarhan Salt Lake

Qarhan Salt Lake (chá ěr hàn yán hú 察尔汗盐湖) , located in the salt marshes of the Qaidam Basin near the Mongol-Tibetan prefecture city of Haixi (hǎi xī méng gǔ zàng zú zì zhì zhōu 西蒙古藏族自治州) in the northeastern part of Qinghai Province (qīng hǎi shěng 青海省), is the largest salt lake belonging to the Qaidam Basin, sometimes called China's Salt Lake City. Qarhan Salt Lake is also the country's largest salt lake and, in fact, is one of the most famous inland salt lakes in the world. Although the Qaidam Basin is a low-lying marsh, it is situated on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau (qīng zàng gāo yuán 青藏高原) at an altitude of 2670 meters. The lake, oriented on an east-west axis, is 160 kilometers in length and varies in width from 20-40 kilometers, while the lake's depth varies from 20 meters to a mere 2 meters.

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Hukou Waterfall (壶口瀑布)
China Travel Guide - Travel in Shaanxi

hukou waterfall

The Yellow River (huáng hé 黄河) is the mother river of the Chinese nation. In its basin, there is a tourist attraction that visitors should not miss. That is Hukou Waterfall  (hǔ kǒu pù bù 壶口瀑布), a glistening pearl in the middle reaches of the Yellow River. It is located in Yichuan ( yí chuān 宜川) County in Yan'an (yán ān 延安) City, Shaanxi  (shǎn xī 陕西) Province. It is the only magnificent yellow waterfall in the world and the second biggest waterfall in China after Huangguoshu (huáng guǒ shù 黄果树) Waterfall.

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冰冻三尺,非一日之寒
Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs

 Chinese proverbs

bīng
dòng
sān
chǐ,
fēi
zhī
hán
尺,

Rome wasn't built in a day.

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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.


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China University of Political Science and Law
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), with law subjects as the mainstay accompanied by many other disciplines like philosophy, economics, education and management, is one of the state “211 Project” universities as well as a state key university that directly under the Ministry of Education.

After over 50 years of construction and development, in university there are currently 2 state key research bases of humanities and social sciences, 1 key laboratory under Ministry of Education, 1 Beijing research base of philosophy and social sciences, 1 mobile postdoctoral station, 18 doctoral programs, 45 master's programs and 17 undergraduate programs.

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Home Help for Families in Shanghai
China Living Tips - Communication & Others

Living in a foreign country can be challenging, but there are many options for expats and their families to settle in more quickly and easily. One advantage of living in Shanghai is the numerous household service options that can be catered towards their everyday life. Housekeeping services can be hired by the hour, by the day, and there's even a live-in option. Other selections include pet sitters, babysitters, nannies, tutors, and even family drivers. Housekeeping services have established a strong presence in the local expat community and are a great option for freeing family time from household chores.

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