2017-01-18T11:02:35ZThe goal of China's First Five-Year Plan (1953-57) was a high rate of economic growth It emphasized development in heavy industry and technology.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZThe Sixth Five-Year Plan (1980-1985) was created as part of the Ten Year National Economic Development Plan for 1976-1985 but was amended in 1980 and 1982. The final version of the Sixth Five-Year Plan was ratified in December 1982.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZThe rise of communism in China came about in the early 1920s by intellectuals who were influenced by the Western ideas of anarchism and Marxism.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZIf you're interested in learning about feng shui, the ancient Chinese system of spatial arrangement, reading books about the practice can help.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZThe Chinese Civil war raged for several decades, but the last ten years were among the most brutal, and sealed China's future.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZLearn how to play Liar's Dice, one of the most popular games in China.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZLearn how to play Dou Di Zhu, one of China's most popular card games.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZIn Chinese culture, Yin and Yang represent the two opposite principles in nature.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZThe National People's Congress of China is a group tasked with electing leaders and making policy decisions. Here's how the NPC election works.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZHow many Chinese characters do you need to know? For basic reading and writing of modern Chinese, you only need a few thousand. Here are the coverage rates of the most frequently used Chinese characters.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZDaoism is one of China’s major religions indigenous to the country. The primary belief is in learning and practicing “The Way”.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZChinese people put their family in a very important position as they regard it as a means to keep the family blood stream continuously running. Learn about Chinese customs for newborn babies.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZDating in China can be a bit different from dating in the West.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZLearn more about Buddhism in China. It was brought from India about 2000 years ago and took hold, becoming the state religion until the Communist era.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZLearn all about Taiwan, the Republic of China. From the flag, currency and national anthem to history, holidays, sightseeing, and study abroad opportunities.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZMany of the tools used today, from compasses to kites were invented in China. Learn about Chinese inventions and their origins, how they work, and where to purchase them.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZThink all Chinese films are about martial arts? Not so. Chinese film festivals are a great way to see some of the best flicks Asian film directors have to offer.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZChinese flowers are a recurring theme in Chinese art and poetry. Learn the importance of flowers in Chinese culture along with symbolism and taboos.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZEach person is classified yin or yang based one of the five elements, depending on his or her year of birth as well as on the season they were born.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZWhether you’re ringing in Chinese New Year with a bottle of champagne, making a toast at a wedding, or drinking 白酒 (báijiǔ, a popular type of Chinese alcohol) with your friends, here are some Chinese toasts.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZOrigins of the Tiananmen Square protests, root of Tiananmen Square protests
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZHaving a complete Chinese tea set is integral to performing a traditional Chinese tea ceremony.
2017-01-18T11:02:35ZChinese New Year is the longest and most important Chinese holiday. In the weeks leading up to the two-week holiday, several traditional activities are necessary to do in order to properly prepare for Chinese New Year.