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When Music and Ritual Ruled Chinese Society

When Music and Ritual Ruled Chinese Society

While analyzing China’s one-party Communist state where cultural and spiritual repression is enforced by official policing agencies and backed by the government’s propaganda mouthpieces, it’s important to remember that the arts were once pillars of Chinese society cultivated through thousands of years. One of the five great Chinese scholarly works is considered to be the […]

Chinese Ambassador Says Ai Weiwei “not my taste”

Chinese Ambassador Says Ai Weiwei “not my taste”

China’s ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming has told BBC’s Andrew Marr that the art work of renowned Chinese activist Ai Weiwei is “not my taste.” During the interview in which Marr probed Liu about China’s human rights record ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.K., the ambassador said Ai is only famous for […]

Developers Enclose Chinese Couple’s Home in a Trench for Refusing to Leave

Developers Enclose Chinese Couple’s Home in a Trench for Refusing to Leave

Local developers just outside the Chinese village of Wuhan could not persuade a couple to abandon their home through standard means. So, someone decided to drive an excavator through their home Saturday afternoon and dig a 1-mter wide, 1.5-meter deep trench. Now, 52-year-old Yin Yangju and her husband Xiao Ming find it difficult to step […]

Chinese Police Recover $3 Million Worth of Illegal Ivory, Rhino Horns and Bear Paws

Chinese Police Recover $3 Million Worth of Illegal Ivory, Rhino Horns and Bear Paws

Chinese authorities announced on Monday the seizure of nearly 1800 pounds of illegally-smuggled ivory along with rhino horns and bear paws worth about $3.8 million (24 million yuan). 16 people suspected of having been part of the smuggling ring have been arrested. According to CCTV.com, China is the world’s largest market for illegal ivory. Police […]

The First President of China

The First President of China

On the 10th of October, in the year 1913, Yuan Shikai was installed as the first president of China. It was done against the wishes of Sun Yat Sen, who is considered by many to be the father of modern China, but with his political maneuvering was able to make it so with the coerced […]

Biggest Traffic Jam? China Locked in Carpocalypse

Biggest Traffic Jam? China Locked in Carpocalypse

Thousands of motorists on Wednesday were stranded on Chinese roadways in what analysts are calling “Carpocalypse.” Tourists were making their way back from Golden Week celebrations. About 750 million people were expected to travel across China’s roadways and rails during the six-day-long festival. According to the Wall Street Journal, more than 3 million people visited […]

Ttongsul: Waste Not Want Not

Ttongsul: Waste Not Want Not

Ttongsul is the name of a medicinal wine, which is prepared traditionally in Korea. Ttongsul is also popularly known as the feces wine. Feces are the main ingredient used to prepare this medicinal wine that makes it unique from all other wines. Though it is called a traditional wine of Korea, its existence and use […]

China Angry Over Taiwan’s Visit To Japan

China Angry Over Taiwan’s Visit To Japan

China has recently expressed its anger at Japan because the opposition leader of Taiwan will be visiting Japan. China is enraged because they are of the opinion that Taiwan should not be offered any kind of platform for promoting their wrong views. The Democratic Party in Taiwan is of the opinion that the people of […]

Story Of The Pipa

Story Of The Pipa

The roots of music go as deep as time in our history. Pipa is a musical instrument that originated in ancient times. It is a lute with four strings, which is played with a plucking movement. It is believed to have descended from instruments in Western and Central parts of Asia. It reached China through old trade […]

Tibet Could Be the Opportunity Xi Jinping Needs

Tibet Could Be the Opportunity Xi Jinping Needs

The political and economical drama from China are stirring the international silence. People and the leaders from countries like the US and EU are fretting over the question of the security of both business and men. The world is witnessing how the expression of Tibet in writing and speech is troubling the people and leading […]

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