Chengdu (成都市)

“Chengdu is the original city name which dates back to its founding over 2000 years ago, and it is the only major city in China to have remained in the same location with the same name after more than 2000 years. According to the Song dynasty, geographical work Tai Ping Huan Yu Ji, the 9th […]

Ethnic Minorities in China

“In China, the Han people make China’s and the world’s largest ethnic group, making up 91.96 per cent of the country’s population. The formation and development of the Han people was a continuous process of integration of the earliest Huaxia tribe with other related tribes and ethnic groups. It was in the Han Dynasty (206 […]

China

“And it may be that the new China, as we know it in the more forward spheres of activity, will only take her proper place in the family of nations after fresh upheavals. Rivers of blood may yet have to flow as a sickening libation to the gods who have guided the nation for forty […]

Hong Kong

“Affluence isn’t affluence at all. Hong Kong is the benchmark; everybody else’s affluence is mere tat. Until you’ve experienced that perfume-washed air as polarized glass doors embrace you into a luxury hotel’s plush interior, you’ve only had a dud replica of the real thing.” ― Jonathan Gash, Jade Woman Full name Hong Kong Special Administrative […]