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  • Study of Chinese Folklore in China

    Study of Chinese Folklore in China

    The Book of Songs , the earliest known Chinese collection of poetry, contains 160 folk songs in addition to courtly songs and hymns. One tradition holds that Confucius himself collected these songs, while another says that an emperor compiled them... 
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    Formation and Spread of Taoism in China

    Since its foundation in Shundi (an emperor) period (126 – 144 AD) of East Han Dynasty, Taoism has had a history of more than 1,800 years, or more loosely speaking, a history of over 2,000 years. The basic ideas of Taoism are Changsheng (long... 
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    How to Cover Your Medical Cost in China

    Most employers offer a basic health insurance plan, but you can also buy an insurance policy individually. China has no uniform system of private health insurance, so prices can vary widely (from ¥3,000 to as much as ¥30,000 per year), depending o... 
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    The Family In China

    China has 332.97 million families, with 3.2 people per urban household, and 4.3 people per rural household on average. In general, a Chinese family is composed of a couple and their children, but big families with three or more generations can als... 
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    Family Planning In China

    China’s family planning policy combines government guidance with the wishes of the masses. The basic requirements of family planning are late marriages and late childbearing, so as to have fewer but healthier babies, especially one child per... 
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    Fifty-six Ethnic Groups In China

    China is a united multi-ethnic nation of 56 ethnic groups. According to the fourth national census, taken in 1990, the Han people made up 91.96 percent of the country’s total population, and the other 55 ethnic groups, 8.04 percent. As the m... 
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    Foreign Investment in China

    China utilizes foreign investment through various channels and forms. There are three major foreign investment categories. First, foreign loans, including loans from foreign governments, international financial institutes and commercial banks, exp... 
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    Imports and Exports of China

    As the Chinese economy steadily grows, its foreign trade is also booming. In 1978, China ranked 32nd on the world trade performance chart. It climbed to 15th in 1989 and further jumped from 10th in 1997 to 6th in 2001. In 2001, China’s impor... 
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  • China sends first female astronaut into space

    The Long March 2F rocket carrying China’s manned spacecraft Shenzhou IX blasts off from the launchpad at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China’s Gansu province, June 16, 2012. [Photoby Su Dong for China Daily] Shenzhou... 
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  • China Thin as a pin

    Traditional Chinese medicine treatments, such as acupuncture, offer convenient weight loss options, practitioners claim. Liu Zhihua reports. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners claim shedding pounds without sweating a drop or skipping... 
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