zàng treasury; storing place; depository



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Pronunciation

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Provinces

西藏 Tibet

Proverbs

藏龙卧虎 cáng lóng wò hǔ There are people lurking with great power and strength
笑里藏刀 xiaò lǐ cáng dāo Malice concealed by apparent friendliness
Chinese Poetry

Chinese Poetry

Language

The Chinese language is ideally suited for writing poems. The long history of Chinese has allowed poems written over two thousand years ago to be appreciated even today. The characters provide a concise method for conveying impressions and emotion.
Thu 22nd Dec 2016

Smog forcing city re-design

As a considerable proportion of China is swathed in toxic smog planners are considering how to combat the problem. One proposed solution is to move people and businesses away from the suburbs of Beijing into outlying districts. The move would give people shorter commutes and lower the density of people in polluted areas. In the last 18 years energy consumption has doubled and the number of cars tripled (Oh for the Halcyon days of bicycles)! The long term plan is for Beijing's population to be capped at 23 million.


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