In China, up until the 20th century, many women had their feet broken in order to make it look more appealing. Known as “foot binding,” the practice began with the upper-class court dancers, slowly spreading to the elite, and then…
When ancient Chinese astronomers examined the cycles of the Sun, Earth, and Moon, they decided that the resulting calendar would feature a cyclical dating method that repeats every 60 years.
Great literary works can evoke a multitude of emotions, yet can also nourish people’s hearts. But how does one create great books or articles? And how does a writer find the inspiration to create them?
Chinese culture is over 5,000 years old.
Confucianism, Taoism, and Legalism are the three pillars of Chinese philosophy, and have influenced all thinking and actions in China since their inception.
Confucius was perhaps the greatest philosopher and educator in the late Spring and Autumn periods of ancient China. His mother, Yan Zhengzai, who became one of the famous people from ancient China for the influence she had on Confucius when…
A large-scale “ancestral grave-razing” movement was launched mid-year in Zhoukou, Henan Province. So far, over 2 million graves have been levelled. This is not an isolated incident. Earlier, the same movement also took place in Nanyang.