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The Chinese game of chess is rather different to the version used in the West. The Chinese version is generally considered older and because of the lack of a 'queen' (a relatively recent addition) and the strange rules for the 'cannon' make it just as challenging a game. Read More
Many Chinese restaurants in the West offer their customers Chinese beer from Tsingtao (Qingdao), Shandong province. However the technology to brew the beer is in fact German. Germany ruled Qingdao 1898-1914 and it was during this time that a brewery was built. The water from nearby Mount Lao is an essential ingredient of the beer. Read More
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