This is the story about how Zheng Mao became the First Wife of King Cheng of Chu. (Image:  wikimedia /  CC0 1.0)

Zheng Mao and King Cheng

One day, King Cheng stood on the high platform in the quarters of the royal ladies. As he looked across the room, he noticed that the ladies on the floor below were vying with each other to catch his attention,…

This feature presents the story of a first generation Chinese-Australian, Ying Lee, from her poignant and heart-wrenching journey to Australia. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

What It Means to Be a Chinese-Australian

This feature investigates issues of cultural identity and integration for two migrant generations by following the story of a first generation Chinese-Australian, Ying Lee, from her poignant and heart-wrenching journey to Australia, to her struggles in integrating into the Australian…

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Zheng Mao and King Cheng

One day, King Cheng stood on the high platform in the quarters of the royal ladies. As he looked across the room, he noticed that the ladies on the floor…

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North American Diets Require More Land Than We Have

If the global population adopted recommended North American dietary guidelines, there wouldn’t be enough land to provide the food required, according to a new study co-authored by University of Guelph…

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Good and Evil, and Their Effects on the Body

The ancients believed that doing evil deeds created retribution that would arrive sooner or later. Numerous studies have confirmed that good and evil have an effect and that doing good…

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How Feng Shui Plays a Big Role in Hong Kong

Feng shui refers to the traditional Chinese belief regarding the arrangement of buildings and objects. It is based on the idea that nature and cosmology play a big role in…

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A Humble Husband and Gong Huan

During the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history, sages would often rely on a recommendation in order to gain the attention of the Duke, or Gong. Ning Qi (甯戚)…

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What It Means to Be a Chinese-Australian

This feature investigates issues of cultural identity and integration for two migrant generations by following the story of a first generation Chinese-Australian, Ying Lee, from her poignant and heart-wrenching journey…

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Treat Little Troubles as Blessings in Disguise

Little things in your life, no matter how insignificant they seem at the time, might change your future. For example, some people encountered little troubles, accidents, or things that disrupted their…