抱薪救火bào xīn jiù huǒ Not solving a problem appropriately. Foolishness 城门失火,殃及池鱼chéng mén shī huó, yāng jí chí yú A drastic action may unintentionally affect other people. Show consideration for all 刀山火海dāo shān huǒ hǎi An extremely difficult and dangerous situation 飞蛾投火fēi é tóu huǒ Heading for self destruction 赴汤蹈火fù tāng dǎo huǒ Showing great courage and valour 隔岸观火gé àn guān huǒ Just observing and not helping others when help is needed
All about the customs and traditions that you should know before traveling to China. A respect for age old traditions will impress your hosts who will appreciate your efforts to embrace the culture. Learning about 'face', 'guanxi' and general etiquette will make everyone feel more relaxed.
The cultivation of rice for food has been carried out in China for the last 10,000 years. Over this time about 50,000 different varieties have been bred selectively for every possible soil and climate type. Recently it has proved cheaper to import rice rather than grow it in China, so rather surprisingly China is a major importer of this staple food.
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