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A lone horse in the forest...  

A lone horse in the forest...

Ching Ming in Chong Ming

April 5th 2009
Hi all, Editor's note: Yes, we're learning Chinese, but no...the title is in English. You may recall (or not) last year's blog around this time when we spent "Qing Ming" holiday in Nanjing...well, this year we decided to spend Tomb Sweeping Festival (or Qing Ming, the weekend that people honour the memories of their deceased ancestors) on the island of Chong Ming. Last year's blog was dev ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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