Many Taiwanese  families have their New Year reunion dinner at a restaurant nowadays. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

New Year Reunion Dinner in Taiwan

Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival (chūn jié 春節), is the most important festival for Taiwanese people, and the Lunar New Year’s Eve dinner is the most essential part of the festival. Commonly…

The year a person is born determines their animal sign. For example, a person's animal sign is a Rat if they were born in the Year of the Rat. (Image:  Cameron Norman
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2020: The Year of the Rat

The Astrology of the East is an intricate, complex science that requires a good deal of time and patience to fully appreciate it’s many intriguing subtleties. The system works on a multiplicity of levels, each fascinating in its own right.…

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An Interesting History of Incense Burning in China

In China, incense holds a special religious significance. Whether it be at Buddhist temples or during ancestral veneration ceremonies, incense is always lit. Some of the methods of incense preparation…

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How to ‘Speak’ Chinese With Your Body

Communication is not just about words. The way people move their heads, the gestures they make with their hands, how they use objects, etc., can all have meaning. And the…

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New Year Reunion Dinner in Taiwan

Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival (chūn jié 春節), is the most important festival for Taiwanese people, and the Lunar New Year’s Eve…

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2020: The Year of the Rat

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Chinese Millennial Shopping During Christmas Time

Christmas isn’t such a big occasion in China. The state represses Christianity, which ends up dampening the festivities associated with it as well. However, the younger Chinese population seems to…

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The Regret of a Traitor (Part 2)

Years later, the relationship between the Han Dynasty and Xiongnu improved. Su Wu was allowed to return to China and Li Ling went to see him off. During the farewell, the…