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China Travel Guide - Travel in Yunnan

Yuxi (yù xī 玉溪) has been called as "defensive frontier of the provincial capital" since ancient time. Covering an area of 15,285 square kilometers, the city of Yuxi has a population of 2,016,800. There are 25 minorities in this city, including Yi (yí 彝), Hani (hā ní 哈尼), Dai (dǎi 傣), Hui (huí 回), Bai (bái 白), Mongolian (méng gǔ 蒙古), Miao (miáo 苗), Lahu (lā hù 拉祜) and so on, which make up 31.69% of the population.

Bosten Lake
China Travel Guide - Travel in Xinjiang

Bosten Lake
Bosten Lake (bó sī téng hú 博斯腾湖) is a freshwater lake located 57 km (35 mi) northeast of Korla (kù ěr lè 库尔勒), Xinjiang, China in the Bayin'gholin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture. It is the largest lake in Xinjiang and the biggest inland freshwater lake in China.

Zhang Heng and the Seismograph
Learn Chinese - History and Culture


The first seismograph (dì dǒng yí 地动仪) of the world was invented by Zhang Heng (zhāng héng 张衡), a famous scientist in the Eastern Han Dynasty (dōng hàn 东汉, 25-220). Zhang Heng (78-139) was from Nanyang (nán yáng 南阳) in Henan Province (hé nán shěng 河南省). He studied diligently, and was especially keen on astronomy, calendars and mathematics. As a whole, Zhang Heng can be regarded as an erudite and talented scientist.

Learn Chinese - Chinese Proverbs

 Chinese Proverbs


                         The law is strong, but the outlaws are ten times stronger.
Bad Words in Chinese
China Living Tips - Communication & Others

China CussingSometimes, you just gotta let it all out. Whether it’s with your friends or just some complete pigu muncher, curse words do come in handy – whatever the language.

How Many Bad Words in Chinese Do you Need to Know?
Beijing Language and Culture University
Study in China - Colleges and Universities

Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) is founded in 1962. It is the only university, under the direct jurisdiction of China’s Ministry of Education, whose primary responsibility is to teach foreign students Chinese language and culture. Since its establishment more than 40 years ago, BLCU has already served more than 160 countries and regions in the world, teaching Chinese language and culture to over 100 thousand foreigners. Since the beginning of the new millennium, BLCU has more than 9000 foreign students and over 4000 Chinese students studying in the university annually. Within the student population are also many foreign diplomatic officials from various embassies and senior staff of multinational companies.

Korean Iron Maker's Confucius-Style Management
Foreigners in China - Foreigners in China

Korean in ChinaThe modern-age steel business veteran, who has been a part of China's contemporary golden growth period for the past two decades, personifies something more traditional, and more akin to Confucius.

While flipping through a Korean calendar, you will find a consecutive three-day holiday marked from September 18 to 20. It marks the Korean Mid-Autumn Festival, the most important holiday in Korea alongside Seollal, Korean New Year. 

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