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Chinese Table Manners & Dining Etiquettes

 

Chinese Table Manners & Dining Etiquettes

Chinese dining traditions have as long a history as the history of Chinese Cooking or Chinese Food. The Chinese people pride themselves on being one of the earliest peoples to develop sophisticated notions of polite social interaction, including highly sophisticated rules of etiquette governing acceptable table manners. Since wining and dining guests is an old and esteemed tradition in China, it is not surprising that Chinese society has developed an intricate set of rules to govern also this delicate aspect of social interaction.

The Chinese Currency

 

The Chinese Currency

The official currency in China is the Renminbi (RMB or CNY - Chinese yuan), which consists of yuan, jiao and fen. 10 jiao make up 1 yuan, and 10 fens make up 1 jiao.

Socialist Realism Art in China

 

Socialist Realism Art in China

The People's Republic of China was established on October 1, 1949. The then new government set about creating a new art for the new nation. Art was only in service to nation building. From roughly the 1950's to the1970's, artists were told what they could and could not paint.

Living Abroad in China

 

Living Abroad in China

Despite Challenges, Working in China is a Rewarding Cross-Cultural Experience. This is a more lengthy read on tips and guides about making the move.

Where to live in China

 

Where to live in China

China being so huge with diverse cultures, each cities have their own personality and flavour. If you ever consider living in China, below is an interesting read.


 

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