History

Archeology

Hemudu Site MuseumHemudu Site Museum

The Hemudu Site Museum is located in Hemudu Town, Yuyao City, Zhejiang Province. The site dates from the early Neolithic period in southern China. It covers forty thousand square meters and...

Classic Movies & Stars

The Bride with White Hair(1993) The Golden Monkey Defeats a Demon

"The Golden Monkey Defeats a Demon", also referred as "The Monkey King Conquers the Demon", is adapted from chapters of the Chinese classics "Journey...

Wan brothers - Founders and Pioneers of the Chinese Animation IndustryLittle Tadpole Looking for Mummy

PlotIn spring, many little tadpoles swim to and fro in the water. Seeing a group of chickens embracing their mother affectionately on the bank, they begin...

Historical Figures

Emperor Gong of Song Emperor Gong of Song

Emperor Gong of Song (1271- unknown (possibly 1323), born Zhào Xiǎn (赵显), was the 7th Emperor of the Chinese Southern Song Dynasty. He reigned from 1274 until his abdication in 1276 CE when he was succeeded by...

Historical Events

History of Wuhan History of Wuhan

Wuhan, also known as the River City (Jiang Cheng), is situated at the junction of the Hanjiang and Yangtze Rivers. According to archeological discoveries and records, people moved into the area 5,000 years ago. Development of the city can be traced back...

Anecdotes

Two Children Debating on the SunTwo Children Debating on the Sun

Two children debating on the Sun was a quite famous story written in book of Liezi, and the main figure was Confucius who was a negative man in Taoism and used to be seriously criticized and scorned by...

The Story of the PhoenixThere is a bird that lays no eggs and has no young. It was here when the world began...

Historical Viewpoints

JinyiweiJinyiwei

The Jinyiwei was the imperial military secret police that served the emperors of the Ming Dynasty in China. The Jinyiwei was founded by the Hongwu Emperor in...