半途而废bàn tú ér fèi To abandon work half way through 不告而别bù gaò ér bié Leave without saying goodbye 焚林而畋,竭泽而渔fén lín ěr tián, jié zé ěr yú Ignore the obvious consequences 顾左右而言他gù zuǒ yòu ér yán tā Avoiding talking about something; taking a long digression 沐猴而冠mù hóu ér guàn A worthless person hiding behind imposing looks. Trying to impress too hard 青出于蓝而胜于蓝qīng chū yú lán ér shèng yú lán Wise schooling has produced excellence beyond the teacher. The follower has surpassed the master.
You can find information not only about China's long history but its present and future too. We cover the years since 1912, the space program, the current leadership and system of government as well as some lengthy musing on China's future direction. Read More