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Answers to 'what are the Chinese ways and why?'

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Answers to 'what are the Chinese ways and why?'

    Can needles and threads “paint”?

    Can needles and threads “paint”?

    Yes, of course! When Valentine's Day is around, a handkerchief with hand-embroidered mandarin ducks will make a perfect gift for love birds.

    • 9 min
    How do we greet each other during the Chinese New Year?

    How do we greet each other during the Chinese New Year?

    During the Spring Festival holidays, the Chinese people pay visits or give New Year’s greetings to each other, which are not done as you wish but in accordance with some traditions and etiquettes. But please be noticed, this year’s Spring Festival is quite different to the Chinese people, due to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan City. Some traditions to celebrate the Chinese New Year have to be dropped for now for the sake of health and safety. But I believe as soon as the epidemic passes, everything will get back to its normal track.

    • 9 min
    Chinese Lunar New Year wouldn’t be complete without this

    Chinese Lunar New Year wouldn’t be complete without this

    What’s a holiday without the right food? Tender, juicy and plump, the Chinese dumpling—Jiaozi is considered by many a must-have for celebrating the Chinese New Year. You know why we love Jiaozi so much?

    • 8 min
    So who are we scaring today?

    So who are we scaring today?

    There is always one thing to conquer another. The men-eating Nian, or the Year monster is no exception. What is he afraid of on earth?

    • 5 min
    Jianghu is more than the rivers and lakes

    Jianghu is more than the rivers and lakes

    If you find it hard to understand Chinese martial arts novels, get to know about JIANGHU first. Where there are people, there is Jianghu.

    • 5 min
    Plum blossom - another "Friend of the Winter"

    Plum blossom - another "Friend of the Winter"

    Still remember the "Three Friends of the Winter" favored by the Chinese? We've talked about the first two - the bamboo and the pine tree, and now let's meet the third one, the plum blossom. You know what, it's almost the time for us to enjoy the beauty of plum blossom throughout China. So, before that, let's get some ideas about it and get prepared.

    • 8 min

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