This is a countdown of the major financial events of 2013, starting with the "dama" gold-buying frenzy. The term "dama" literally means "aunty" and is a term for Chinese middle-aged, bargain-hunting women.
Faced with such serious smog and haze, a reporter from Henan speaks with residents about PM 2.5 masks that are useful for blocking dust and smog. A doctor is also interviewed about the effectiveness of such masks and how residents can prevent diseases caused by smog in their daily lives.
Chinese tea plays an important role in a Chinese family, within and beyond the shores of China. Pu'er tea is touted as a semi-rare tea. The most famous Pu'er tea is from the Yunnan Province in China. A good grade of Pu'er tea is expensive and its value increases with age. Learn all about the Pu'er tea, its varieties, grades, production, packaging, storage, etc., from this series of videos.
Have you ever wondered why a Chinese character is written the way it is written? The Chinese characters are logograms, unlike the English language that utilize Latin characters. The Chinese characters could be represented by pictograms depicting one or an aggregate of pictures or ideograms depicting an idea/icon symbolically. Join us to learn the roots of some of the Chinese characters. In this episode, you will discover the formation of the "rind" of a fruit, "fur," "melon" and "fruit."
Marriage isn’t always about two people tying the knot. Sometimes, marriage is about the perfect pairing of food with wine. Here you’ll find a brief introduction into the art of picking the right wine for the right food.
Underprivileged children from the countryside lack the same opportunities as those from the cities due to insufficient quantity and quality of reading. Learn what steps the China Youth Development Foundation has taken to improve this situation.
Meet China's first crop of tea ceremony professionals, a group of sweet young women from all over the Yunnan Province, China's most famous tea-growing region. While they each come from a different background, they share a passion for their work.
Chinese last names worked in a different way in the past than they do now. Chinese children used to get their mother's last name. That is because Chinese ancient society was matriarchal and divided into clans.