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One of the greatest construction wonders of the world , the Great Wall of China was first built during the Spring and Autumn Periods and continued into the Warring States Periods more than 2 , 000 years ago .
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01 Apr: Zhe(浙) Cuisine – One of The Eight Chinese Regional Cuisines

Hangzhou, it was shaped by the Central China culture. The northern cooking method with the southern material is its distinctive feature.

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01 Apr: Xiang(湘) Cuisine – One of The Eight Chinese Regional Cuisines

Xiang Cuisine consists of three local cuisines, the Xiang River region, the Dongting Lake region, and western Hunan Province. Xiang River region cuisine, the most notable division of Xiang Cuisine, stems from Changsha, Hengyang, and Xiangtan.

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01 Apr: Yue(粤) Cuisine – One of The Eight Chinese Regional Cuisines

Yue Cuisine, also called Cantonese cuisine, Is the culinary style of Guangdong Province. Its history is short, it is greatly shaped by other cuisines and draws their merits.

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01 Apr: Top 10 Major Chinese Surnames – Li (1)

More than 20,000 surnames have appeared over the course of Chinese history. However, current surveys estimate merely 4,000-plus surnames. Presently, there are ten major surnames that are used by the highest number of Chinese people in China and around the world.

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01 Apr: Top 10 Major Chinese Surnames – Liu (4)

The surname of Liu is the imperial surname of one of the most powerful dynasties in China’s history, the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-220 A.D.), founded by the forefather Liu Bang, Emperor Gaozu of Han.

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01 Apr: Top 10 Major Chinese Surnames – Wang (2)

The surname of Wang was first populated in Shanxi, Shandong, Henan and other regions. Due to the ongoing war at the end of the Western Jin Dynasty (265-317), the Wang clansmen began south-bound mass migrations and spread across regions including Hubei, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang.

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12 Apr: Zodiac Year of Brith – What and when is Ben Ming Nian(本命年)?

The worship for the zodiac signs is an important part of the concept held by Chinese people towards the zodiac year of birth. The zodiac year of birth is calculated according to the circular order of the twelve zodiac signs. Based on the zodiac sign of the lunar year when one was born, the person’s zodiac year of birth in the future is decided.