Chinese Culture

China's economy has undergone tremendous changes; however, with this growth, the quality of life of individuals has eroded with the changing times.  (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Quality of Life Under China’s Economic Boom

China’s economy has undergone tremendous changes; however, with this growth, the quality of life of individuals has eroded with the changing times. Quality of life is the general well-being of individuals and societies, outlining negative and positive features of life. It observes…

Consistently high house prices in China have long been a difficult problem for the country, leaving the government powerless and the people complaining. (Image: via  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

Traditional Chinese Culture in Taiwan

When I chatted with my friend who immigrated to Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States, he said he liked the Taiwanese. I asked him why. He said that the Taiwanese have no “party culture,” and they retain good interpersonal relationships.…

The Tianwei Tang Dynasty Drum Team participates in a grand parade in Taiwan. (Image: Vision Times)

The Joy of a Tanggu Drum Performance

The Tanggu drum (堂鼓), which literally means ceremonial hall drum, is also called the Tang Dynasty drum (唐鼓), as it is believed that Tanggu was invented during the Tang Dynasty. It is also known as the Tong drum (通鼓), as it…

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Quality of Life Under China’s Economic Boom

China’s economy has undergone tremendous changes; however, with this growth, the quality of life of individuals has eroded with the changing times. Quality of life is the general well-being of individuals and…

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Traditional Chinese Culture in Taiwan

When I chatted with my friend who immigrated to Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States, he said he liked the Taiwanese. I asked him why. He said that the Taiwanese…

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The 8 Cardinal Virtues in a Human’s Life

The Eight Virtues refer to 忠 (zhōng), 孝 (xiào), 仁 (rén), 愛 (ài), 信 (xìn), 義 (yì), 和 (hé), and 平 (píng), which are the criteria that Confucius left for…

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The Joy of a Tanggu Drum Performance

The Tanggu drum (堂鼓), which literally means ceremonial hall drum, is also called the Tang Dynasty drum (唐鼓), as it is believed that Tanggu was invented during the Tang Dynasty. It…

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The Joy of the Chinese Waist Drum Dance

The waist drum dance is part of traditional Chinese folklore, and is commonly seen on various Chinese festive occasions. It originated in northwest China over 1,000 years ago, and it’s believed…