China Travel Tips: Get the Most out of the East

China is one of the biggest superpowers in the world, a country that has grown at a rate not seen since the emergence of the United States a couple of hundred years ago. As it becomes more ingrained into the International community, increasing trade and other connections, China is becoming a popular tourist destination with…

Ex-president of Peru publishes his work on Confucianism

September 24th was a special day for Alan García Pérez, the former president of Peru. That day he attended the 2565th birthday ceremony of Confucius, gave a speech on behalf of all Western followers and researchers of Confucianism, and also personally met General Secretary Xi Jinping. ‘Confucianism and Globalization’, Pérez’s first work on Confucianism, was…

Hotels in Shanghai for Muslims

Islamism was introduced to Shanghai as early as Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368AD). Nowadays there are seven mosques and more than 85,000 Muslims living in Shanghai. We are going to introduce you five great hotels in Shanghai, which are close to exciting spots, as well as popular Muslim restaurants in Shanghai.   Karamay Petroleum Hotel 上海克拉玛依石油宾馆 o…

Why can’t China invent anything?

This is a question often asked by many. On the surface it may seem that way but actually there are many inventors in China that are doing some great things. First off, Chinese have been credited for inventing silk, porcelain, printing, the compass, the wheelbarrow, kites, various forms of medicines and even gunpowder, so they…

Social Policy and Education in Taiwan

The time for kids to start having bilingual education in Taiwan is way overdue and should be the choice of the people. At present in Taiwan, preschoolers and kindergarteners cannot legally attend schools that provide full immersion classes in a language that is not Chinese Mandarin or Taiwanese. This applies to all pre-schools and kindergartens…