古为今用gǔ wéi jīn yòng Learning from history. Applying past history to the current situation 见义勇为jiàn yì yǒng wéi To see what is right and act with courage 宁为玉碎,不为瓦全nìng wéi yù suì, bù wéi wǎ quán Better to persevere than face destruction by standing out 巧妇难为无米之炊qiǎo fù nán wéi wú mǐ zhī chuī You need to assemble the right materials for a job 三十六计,走为上策sān shí liù jì, zǒu wéi shàng cè Sometimes it is best to avoid conflict altogether. Flight can be the best option 生活有爱幸福,为爱生活愚蠢shēng huó yǒu ài xìngfú, wèi ài shēng huó yú chǔn Love is not the most important thing
The foundations of a new major tourist attraction have been laid of an ambitious $1 billion project. The new Titanic is located far inland - on the Qijiang River, Sichuan. The builders are planning to honor the blockbuster film 'Titanic' ➚ rather than the original doomed maiden voyage of 1912. Some of the key rooms and cabins will be faithfully recreated but not all of them. It is due to be open for visitors by the end of 2017.
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
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