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 开门见山kāi mén jiàn shān To come straight to the point. Avoid procrastination 没做亏心事,不怕鬼叫门méi zuò kuī xīn shì, bù pà guǐ jiào mén If you have done nothing wrong, there is no worry over retribution 门可罗雀mén kě luó què Having few visitors 邪门歪道xié mén wāi daò Dishonesty and deceit
Governing 1,400 million people is no mean feat. China's structure of government is a power pyramid with the President at its head. In theory the people elect representatives who decide policy, in practise the ruling elite are rarely challenged by the democratic process. However the strong military involvement in government has been on the wane for over 25 years.
The Chinese prize the mineral jade above gold. It is associated with many ancient traditions and customs. Originally the precious mineral was mined in the Kunlun mountains of southern Xinjiang. Read More
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