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Chinese Zodiac for Lunar New Year: 12 Signs and Their Chinese Names

In many places, January 1 is “day one” of the new year, based on a calendar that follows the Earth’s movement around the sun. But the lunar calendar—upon which the Chinese New Year is based—tracks time by the moon cycles. That’s why people all over the world celebrate Chinese New Year on different days each […]

Different Visa Types for Staying in Taiwan and Their Chinese Names

If you’re thinking of visiting Taiwan, you may need to get a Taiwan visa beforehand. And the Taiwan Employment Gold Card could be one of your best choices. It is part of the “Act for the Recruitment and Employment of Foreign Professional Talent” , implemented in October 2017. It is part of a more comprehensive […]

Kung Fu and more Martial Arts in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC): Mixed Martial Arts

You might be familiar with Kung Fu. Do you know Mixed Martial Arts? Mixed martial arts (MMA), sometimes referred to as cage fighting, no holds barred (NHB), and ultimate fighting, is a full-contact combat sport based on striking, grappling and ground fighting, incorporating techniques from various combat sports including boxing, kickboxing and martial arts from […]

Four Great Bodhisattva in Buddhism and Their Chinese Names

In Buddhism, a bodhisattva is any person who is on the path towards Buddhahood. In Mahayana Buddhism, a bodhisattva refers to anyone who has generated bodhicitta, a spontaneous wish and compassionate mind to attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings. Throughout Asian, there are four widely revered Bodhisattva, each symbolizing different aspects of […]

What is Five Eyes (FVEY)? and who are in FVEY? Country names in Chinese

Five Eyes (FVEY) conducts a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics. Is it a right move? or a silly show? What is FVEY, and who are FVEY? The Five Eyes (FVEY) is an intelligence alliance comprising Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. These countries are parties to the multilateral UKUSA […]

The 2021 WTA Rankings (Doubles individual) Tops and Their Chinese Names

The WTA Rankings are the ratings defined by the Women’s Tennis Association, introduced in November 1975. The WTA rankings are based on a 52-week, cumulative system. A player’s ranking is determined by her results at a maximum of 16 tournaments for singles and 11 for doubles. Do you know who are on the WTA Rankings […]

Extreme Weather and Climate Change in Chinese

One of the most visible consequences of a warming world is an increase in the intensity and frequency of extreme weather events. Emissions from the burning of fossil fuels have been trapping heat in the atmosphere since the start of the industrial era. As a consequence, average temperatures have risen by 1.2C. Climate change influences […]

Fire and Earth Elements in 12 Zodiac Signs in Chinese

You’ve definitely heard a lot about the 12 zodiac signs. In fact, you probably think you know everything about your Sun sign already. The 12 zodiac signs can be further categorized into four elemental signs: earth signs, air signs, water signs, and fire signs—the feistiest of them all. “Just like everything in the natural world […]

Sports in Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Their Chinese Names

The 2022 Winter Olympics , officially the XXIV Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Beijing 2022, are an upcoming international winter multi-sport event scheduled to take place from 4 to 20 February 2022 in Beijing and towns in the neighboring Hebei province in the People’s Republic of China. As happened at the 2008 Summer […]