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This category covers questions about the People's Republic of China (not to be confused with the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan), though it is usually simplified as China. An ancient civilization, Chinese history extends hundreds of thousands of years. The most spoken language in China is Mandarin, followed by Cantonese and English. The capital of China is Beijing.
Yes, it hosted the Olympics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics
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If you put a whole jar of Tang in a rusty dishwasher and run a full cycle the dishwasher comes out bright as new! Perhaps make a paste of Tang and water and scrub-brush it onto the rust stains.   Rust Stains are easy to STOP before they START. Homeowners, all over the Country, who pump their …
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First thing to try is industrial acetone that you buy at any hardware store. Put it on a soft rag to scrub a bit. It may take several tries, but should work. Just be careful not to get the acetone on any of the stained wood. Secondly, Bar Keepers Friend in a soft paste. On polished marble don't sc…
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The Chinese, or differential, windlass was invented in 1582.
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A half brother PU REN of Pu Yi is still alive and one of his sisters, though seriously ill. Pu Yi had no children but has nephews and nieces, among them princess Sheng-yun, now Mrs Kosei Fukunaga in Japan, daughter of his brother Pu Chieh.Who knows names and addresses of other members of the Qing (M…
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Japan occupied these areas during World War II; they were not historic Japanese lands. The United States believed that Japan should be stripped of all non-ethnic Japanese lands at the end of World War II to lessen the possibility that Japan would ever become a violent and antagonistic empire ever ag…
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easy: comunism It should be noted that the ending of what was called the Age of Imperialism, occurred roughly around the time of the beginning of WWI. Starting a little earlier in about 1911, China went into a protracted period of civil war and revolution which eventually culminated in the forma…
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The word Vietnam is derived from two Chinese words meaning "the Viet kin in the South". Traditionally, the people of Vietnam have been regarded by westerners as staunchly xenophobic, and, as such, have been viewed as having a long standing contempt for Chinese influence on the region. Border and isl…
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Answer I don't know about ancient, but in the early 1400s the admiral Cheng Ho, in a series of seven voyages, explored and made diplomatic contact with south east asia, India, the Persian Gulf, Africa and the islands of the Pacific. Michael Montagne There was a diplomatic mission carried out by …
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The modern rules of football (called Soccer in North America) were developed in England. In 1863 the English FA wrote the rules for the game.However, games involving kicking a round ball were played for thousands of years in other parts of the world
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china became more of a unified country because they are not in a bad economic situation, and they can now have more than one children per family.
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1)Beijing 2)Shanghai 3)Chongqing City 4)Changsha 5)Tianjin 6)Hong Kong There is more but this is all i can find.
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Simple Answer: Communism. China is a single-party republic ruled by the Communist Party. International Relations Theory Answer: China is a right-wing Leninist State, not a Communist one. Leninism is the political theory that a single party rules the government and governs all affairs as opposed …
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First we should clarify whether we are talking about Chinese imperialism or non-Chinese imperialism imposed upon China. China expanded practically to its current boundaries over two thousand years ago. Over the years, it has fragmented and re-grouped, and for a very brief time, dispatched organized …
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Distance between London, England, United Kingdom and Beijing, China, as the crow flies: 5071 miles (8161 km) (4406 nautical miles).
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Most people who moved to China during the Age of Imperialism (especially from Europe, the USA, and Japan) did so in order to trade goods with the Qing Empire, not always with that empire's consent.
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Two Viewpoints From the Chinese Government and People From China's perspective, there is only one China in the world. Taiwan has been a part of China for hundreds of years. They speak the same language, celebrate the same festivals, and have almost the same culture. The present situation of s…
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Answer The Republic of China was established in 1912 with Dr Sun Yat-sen as the provisional president. The first leader of the People's Republic of China was Mao ZeDong (previously Romanised as Mao Tse Tung)
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Chiang Kai-shek
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Answer They are escaping from poverties and war during the 2 Opium Wars and Taiping Revolution. Some also had little land left due to inheritance law which divided land for many descendants. Some of them didn't even have land and worked for others as labourers. Also, China had a population which…
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Origins According to Taoism Taoists believe Tao is a presence that existed before the universe was formed. They believe it continues to guide the world and everything in it, and sometimes identify it as the Mother, or source of all things. Unlike the Christian belief of one God who formed the u…
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Ginger is like red
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while England had a well-developed rail system, Japan depended on water transportation
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Civilization of the modern day "China" has been dated back to 1600 b.c. (before Christ). China was never called China nor did the people refer to themselves as Chinese until the Qin Dynasty (Qin pronounced Chin). It was not until the warring states which eventually permanently unified all the dynas…
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Direct Flight Time I went from Chicago to Shanghai this 2009 summer, and it was almost exactly 14 hours. The flight back was a bit over 13. It may vary according to weather and such, of course.
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The Hmong had a long previous history of serving as mercenaries for the French in Southeast Asia. They were in action with the French at Dien Bien Phu and when the US came in, it was a natural for them to seek employment with this new military force. Look it up and you will see that the US governm…
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The Chinese speak Mandarin-Chinese (although for many this is a second language); there are over a billion of them mostly along the coast; they are Communist but with strong almost capitalistic tendencies when it comes to international trade. The Japanese speak Japanese (which is not at all related…
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To eliminate his political opponents.
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The Japanese had an imperialist attitude toward China and sought to dominate it economically and politically. It believed it could take advantage of China's lack of military superiority to achieve its gains. It especially hoped to exploit China's natural resources, and utilize its labor force. The e…
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Answer Their languages are completely different for one. Chinese is a Sino-Tibetan language most famous for its use of tones to indicate lexical meaning, whereas Japanese is an Altaic language, whose origins still remain a mystery to modern linguists. The only real simularity they share languag…
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Japanese tend to wear very wierd and out there clothes that are border line Halloween costumes, whereas the Chinese look is more subtle and main stream. Chinese like to wear stuff from Versace, Gucci, Armani. ^*ahem*...WRONG The Japanese as a culture do not wear "Halloween Costumes" you are referr…
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The death of Mao Ze Dong and the rise of Deng Xiao Ping. China ceased to be isolationist and started to participate in the world market. As a newly industrializing country with the largest population and large amounts of resources, manufacturing quickly sped off the charts and the world market start…
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The Cultural Revolution is not a really revolution. It's just an excuse to make sure communism can be built smoothly.The chairman, Mao Zedong thought that some people were not in favour of communism, and they may even want to restore the Qing Dynasty.So the Cultural Revolution was exactly for killi…
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It is very strange, especially considering the U.S. ban on trading with Cuba because it is a Communist Country Corrupt corporations and politiicians have selective ethics and values. Money and the craving for power influence these ethics and values by an inordinate number of blatantly false and…
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Christian - 82% Protestant - 56% Baptist - 18% Methodist - 11% Lutheran - 5% Episcopal - 3% Other Protestant or general Protestant - 19% Roman Catholic - 23% Other Christian - 3% Jewish - 3% Other Religions - 1% Non-Religious - 14% +++ Thought-provoking - read the facsimile displayed below the quest…
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Hu Jintao, the President of the People's Republic of China and Chairman of the CPC Central Military Commission.
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I was told that it would never end at the rate of the population growth, and with the number of people there. Well, one person will pass you every 1.5 seconds. There are 1.3 billion people on china. 1.3 billion times 1.5= 1,950,000,000 seconds divided by 60= 32.5 million minutes divided by 60= 540,0…
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The Yangtze River is the longest river of China. Its length is 6,236 km. The Yellow River is the second longest river of China. It length is 5,778 km. SOURCE: S. Liu, P. Lu, D. Liu, P. Jin, W. Wang, Pinpointing the sources and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world, Internationa…
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They are both Asian countries. They are both very strong economies, and export many commodities to the world. China and Japan have almost the same written language. They also have similar forms of architecture. They both drink green tea. They both also use wet-rice farming. They both eat ramen, whi…
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The People's Republic of China shares land borders with 14 countries. Going clockwise from the top they are: Mongolia Russia North Korea Vietnam Laos Myanmar Bhutan Nepal India Pakistan Afghanistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Kazakhstan Additionally, China has maritime borders with South Korea, Japa…
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The head executive of a state government is called a governor.
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Percentage of Christians in ChinaCurrently thought to be 7.25%, but may be much higher. People in China are often "underground." That means they must hide from the government or be subject to persecution, imprisonment, or worse.
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The total time span was many centuries. There are many parts to the Great Wall and different emperors had different parts built. The first parts were completed about 200 BC and the last parts were added over 200 years during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The most recent rebuilding appears to have be…
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Yes. People's Republic of China is ruling by Communist Party of China. With the theory of democratic centralism, China adopted one-party-ruling political system without presidential-elections as western countries. President of China is elected in People's Congress. Most Chinese are comparatively sat…
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It depends: the Chinese built rockets (and fireworks) that we now usually fire into the night sky on Bonfire Night on the 5th of November each year in Britain. If the rocket in the question was the rockets that were developed in Germany during the second World War, then the V2 was probably the fir…
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In 2010, the IMF estimate of China's GDP was 5.88 trillion USD, overtaking Japan and thus placing it as the second largest economy based on GDP in the world, behind USA.GDP stands for Gross Domestic Product and is defined as the total market value of all the goods and services produced within the bo…
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It is in Asia south of Mongolia and is west of the United States of America. China is a huge country in Asia with a large east coast seaboard on the Pacific ocean. Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam.
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Answer Ghenghis Khan conquered China and established the Chinese Yuan Dynasty. Ghenghis Khan became an emperor in the Chinese tradition and established a court at Peking.
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The official language for China (the PRC) is Mandarin Chinese.
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There are various sellers found online, some not as trustworthy as others.For more information on the drug, see the related links below. Note The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises consumers to stop using dietary supplements containing ephedra. In order to protect consumers, the FDA pub…
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China today is poor because of many, many reasons, but in short, due to over 350 years of mismanagement, political neglect and war. China have always been one of the largest and earliest power-base of invention. Gunpowder, paper, printing press etc, etc. But one of the problems with china, is the id…
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Chinese government is one party socialist type. The current president of China is Xi Jinping. He assumed office of President on 14 March 2013.
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14 countries border China.
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Parts of the Great Wall was already built by the various warring states before the first emperor of China, Qin Shi-Huang united China. However, Qin Shi Huang connected the various walls of different states and extended it, and hence often he is known as the person who built the Great Wall of China. …
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Check out the Post Office website www.usps.com 3-5 days
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Beijing or Shenzhen will be a good place to start. Follow Beijing to Tianjin Sichuan Hubei HUnan Guangxi Guangdong HOngkong down, or from Shenzhen Fujian Jiangsu shanghai HUbei Henan sichuan Beijing up. Both are not bad option and which provinces you want to see depending on what type of China are y…
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Manchuria is the name of a region now mostly part of northeast China. It was fought over between China and Russia (1858), and between Japan and Russia (1900-1905, 1920-1925) and again from 1939 to 1945 when it was the Japanese territory of Manchukuo. Some islands were again involved in military acti…
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The difference between Z train and T train is Z train normally won't stop between your station and the destination for more passengers.As to the comfort of seats, facilities and speed, they are almost the same.
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I have a set of this china. It was passed down to me by my great grandmother, so it is from the 1940's most likely. I am guessing that it is not worth much since it is not mentioned on the collector's websites.Every piece I have, while in excellent shape otherwise, has cracked glaze. I will likely s…
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The Factors of Production are Land, Labor, Capital (Wealth), and Natural Resources
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They ate people alive they started eating people from their butt so their victim suffered they tried to turture there victims as much as possible then they threw there victims of the Chinese wall. Is that answer good enoungh? Um actually no it's not, plus this is totally fake, and not to mention y…
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There are many job hunting website in China And there are many website for foreigners looking for jobs as officer and international companies. There are more and more Chinese business built up business relationship with US business they will need officer can work in both countries.
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The general response of China to pressures from the Colonial Powers of the West in the 15th to 18th centuries was to close its doors: it was not interested in engaging in any systematic trading with the West. Soon, however, very limited trade was allowed, although mainly confined to strictly control…
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There are 200 Landmarks in China, The Great Wall is 1 Major.
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Answer Tibet has become a part of China ever since Yuan Dynasty during 13th Century. Tibet was a feudal society ruled by lamas and China finally decided to change all this after the Communists came into power.
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Portuguese in China Macao (a port near Hong Kong) was a Portuguese colony for centuries. It is a fairly important trading centre and some people there may speak Portuguese ... It was returned to China in 1997, and along with Hong Kong, also returned to China in 1997, were the final colonies of the o…
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actually a lot of girls theese days have short hair, and i think it looks awesome one of my best freinds as short hair and it looks super cute on her, but back to the question more girls have long hair because that how its always been, back in Victorian times and such...
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During this time, Japan ratified a puppet regime in the Northern section of China known as Manchuria. The Japanese elected Puyi, the dethroned Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, as their leader.
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Answer All together there are 34 province-level administrative units in China, including 4 municipalities, 22 Provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 2 special districts, and Taiwan, which is claimed as a province but is not currently under the administration of the People's Republic of China. 34…
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In modern times, the same thing you'd find in America. Jeans and a t-shirt, sweats, etc.Though, there are also regional differences of course. You wouldn't be wearing just a pair of sweats in Harbin as its winters are brutal.In ancient times, you'd have to specify region.
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The Ones With All The Rabbits . :)
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Beijings population is 12,845,720.
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Japan is a resource-poor country. They wanted China's resources. It was the same with Pearl Harbor. At the time, the U.S. was the world's largest oil producer. In response to Japanese outrages in China and elsewhere, the U.S. cut off exports of oil and steel to Japan. That was really an act of war, …
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Mainland China.Located in East Asia, on the western shore of the Pacific Ocean, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has a land area of about 9.6 million sq km, and is the third-largest country in the world, next only to Russia and Canada.
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In the twelfth century, the Mongol Empire rose to power and expanded aggressively. Sakyapa, or the Stripe sect, was quite powerful among all the sects at that time. The Mongol Emperor negotiated with the abbot of Sakyapa and assisted him to become the ruler of Tibet. From then on, Tibet became an ap…
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life in china is like cookies and candy at candy mountain. and it is like have 9 billion bro's and sis's. so like ya now you know what life is like in china. oh one more thing it is unfair that they don't like having girls in there family. yep so that is it. this is the true answer and i (xi l…
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The Chinese government want a State Religion run by the government. Fortunately the Chinese people have a mind of their own and now there are many religions (Some underground or run in secret) but nonethe less people want the freedom to worship who and where they wish. The Mormons already have a Tem…
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Qin Shihaungdi
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The U.S. will never be able to defeat China strategically or in the long run. History has told us that the U.S. has failed to defeat China in all past engagements since WW2, directly or indirectly, and when China had far inferior hardware and doctrines than now. China will be fighting a defensive w…
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The isolation of China led to them falling behind the industrialized war. They then became engaged in numerous wars, including the three opium wars, as well as the Sino-Japanese war. As they were also behind in military technology and modern warfare, they were defeated and were forced to give conces…
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China's form of government is called Communist Party of China
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I think it would depend upon if you are talking about spectator sports versus sports being played. Spectator wise, it probably is a toss-up between soccer (football) and basketball. Participation wise, I would say it is either badminton, ping pong or tai qi quan. Otherforms of martial arts (kung f…
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If you want to find out how much it is today, type this into google search www.google.com: what is one yuan in dollars You will get a response like this: one Chinese yuan = 0.14646 U.S. dollars (11/20/2009) currently (4 - 12 - 2008) there are 8.5 yuan to the dollar. So 1,000 yuan = $117…
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October 1949 Mao Zeding took control and renamed it the peoples republic of china
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Respect and love for parents and neighbors
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People - most people who are in Taiwan are decendents of ChinaLanguage - both country's official spoken language is MandarinChina read and write in simplified ChineseTaiwan read and write in traditional MaderinThe People's Republic of China (PRC) is commonly called "China" and has control over mainl…
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Like other ancient civilizations, the first settlements in China grew up around rivers. The soil around the Yangtze and Huang He Rivers was rich and good for farming due to the silt that was deposited during the spring floods.
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Answer 1 person In August 2009 it was 19%
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Silk and tea
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Not all, a simplified form of written Chinese is most common Most of Chinese could read it perfectly, but not writing them. No that's why simplified was made and also they got too lazy to write traditional. On reading I don't know because I have friends from china and they are not able to read at …
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China does both double and triple cropping. It is the most populated country in the world with 1.351 billion people. Double and triple cropping help China with its rising demand for food.
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Base price is the cost of the car before any options are added which may include things such as automatic transmission, larger engine, or various trim level packages. Basically it is the price of a car in a strip down version.
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China has had many celebrities and other people make a splash on the international scene. These include Mao Zedong, Jet Li, Yao Ming, and Yip Man.
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China's allies: Russia (Nuclear and world Power) SCO (Strategically in Central Asia) Burma (strategic Asian ally) Venezuela (Latin American strategic ally) Zimbabwe (Strategic African ally) Pakistan (Major partner and Nuclear power) Iran (Middle eastern ally and regional power) Cuba (Latin A…
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In one Chinese myth, in the begining of the universe, there was a egg containing a mass of chaos. Out of the egg came an dwarf like creature called Panku, then he carved everything in the world.
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