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苦尽甘来kǔ jìn gān lái After troubles comes happiness 苦口良药kǔ kǒu liáng yaò It may take hard work and discomfort to achieve something worthwhile 小洞不补,大洞吃苦xiǎo dòng bù bǔ, dà dòng chī kǔ Do not put off taking action to put things right
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
The number 9 has long been associated with the Emperor. It is a strongly yang number as it is 3 x 3 with 3 itself a yang number. The Forbidden City was reputed to have 9,999 rooms. Read More
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