Chinese Architecture

Beijing Forbidden City in 600 Years

Beijing Forbidden City, built 600 years ago, is the largest royal palace in today’s world. But it pales in comparison with Nanjing Forbidden City built 30 years earlier in the late 14th century.

China Affairs & Beyond

Unit 731, Japan’s Bio Warfare Army (2)

Scientists have begun digging for corpses at the site of a former Tokyo medical college allegedly used to conduct bio-warfare trials, reopening one of the darkest chapters of Japan’s wartime past.

Chinese History

Battle of Muye 3000 Years Ago

About 3,000 years ago, there was a superpower called Shang (商, meaning commerce), which was ruled by corporate merchants. The profit-driven Shang was in constant […]

Chinese Medicine

Chinese Business

Ancient Chinese Currency

Chinese is one of the first people using currency instead of real goods to conduct trade activities. China’s Bronze Age Coins The earliest currencies used […]

Chinese Art

Land of China

Chinese Legends

A Tale of Nezha

About 3,000 years ago during the Shang Dynasty (商朝), there was a military commander named Li Jin (李靖). Li Jing had a son called Nezha […]

Chinese Technology

The Invisible Great Wall Of China

Legend had it that a county named Eternal Clarity (永清县) located halfway between Beijing and Tianjin was once a bloody battlefield a thousand years ago. […]