All about the history, health benefits of Chinese cuisine; also the etiquette of formal banquets. We also highlight the many regional specialities that can be found throughout China.
North and South Korea
When asked why there are separate states of North and South Korea, most people think it is the result of a Civil War long ago. The true reason however is much less comforting. The division of the ancient kingdom of Korea was a stitch-up between Russia and the U.S. during the second World War. Basically both countries wanted it and neither could agree to the other having it, so the worst possible compromise for the people of Korea, took place - it was split in two with North Korea under Russian control, and South Korea under American control. Read More
Chinasage is a new web resource, started in 2012, pages will be added, enhanced and re-formatted regularly. Please check back soon for updated information about China.
We would be most grateful if you have any comments or suggestions to help improve this page.
Our contact page is also available if you have a longer comment. Just type in a quick remark here:
Citation information: Chinasage, 'Chinese character shuō 说 to speak', , Web, http://www.chinasage.info/chars/fch_shuo_to_speak.htm.
Please wait... Downloading information about character