China Q&A: Who is the kitchen god in China?

"Zaoshen" mentioned in the question by Viktor Goryainov means "kitchen god", a figure in Chinese folk myth and legend who is in charge of conveying good deeds someone has done to the heaven and god will bless the one.

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Year of Sheep 2015

The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West.

My Friendship Diary

Dear friends, I become 65 years old when October 1 comes in 2014. On my birthday, I want to express my gratitude to you, friends from foreign countries.

Bloodiest Battles: Anti-Japanese War Documentary Series

The July 7 Incident marked the beginning of China's eight-year War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression when Lugou Bridge was attacked by Japanese troops.

World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit

To promote the development of Internet to be the global shared resources for human solidarity and economic progress, the first “World Internet Conference” (Wuzhen Summit) is to be held in Wuzhen, a town of more than 7,000 years of history of civilization in Zhejiang Province from November 19th to 21st, 2014.

Beijing gears up for 2014 APEC summit

Yanqihu of Huairou District, Beijing is the exact convention point of APEC 2014, which will be held in autumn.

Focus on common people's life in Xinjiang

Xinjiang Autonomous Region is famous for its rich resources and hospitable people.

Living a dream in China

Swiss Ambassador Jean-Jacques De Dardel: I am proud of bringing in Switzerland as a prospective founding member of the AIIB

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2015-07-03CHINA

Comprehensive Iranian nuclear deal supposed to be reached: Chinese FM

The basic elements for reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal has been provided, and there should be an accord to be agreed on in the final talks, Chinese Foreign Minster Wang Yi told reporters here on Thursday.

2015-07-03LIFE

China stocks continue to plunge on Thursday

Chinese stocks continued to plunged on Thursday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dived 3.48 percent to finish at 3912.77 points. The Shenzhen Component Index dropped 5.32 percent to close at 12924.19 points.

2015-07-03LIFE

College “sells” undergraduates at Online shop

On July 2, He Hua, president of Kunming University,announced the establishment of the “Talents Shop of Kunming University” on Taobao, the Internet giant which is a huge platform of C2C. The first batch of sixty-five excellent graduates will apply for jobs via this online shop.

2015-07-03LIFE

Bubble carnival attracts citizens in E China’s Zhejiang

On the evening of July 1, a bubble carnival was held in front a super market in Jinhua, east China’s Zhejiang Province. Many citizens were attracted by the exciting activity.

2015-07-03ODD

You'll Love What One Artist Does To Create This Deliciously Pretty Candy Land

These scenes look like something out of Adventure Time, but they're actually the charmingly sugary work of Australian

2015-07-03ODD

These 15 Deceitful Products Are Straight-Up Lying To Your Face

If you haven't gotten used to being lied to, then you must be fooling yourself. The world is full of liars, and I think it's about time we all take a stand for what's good and truthful in this world.

2015-07-03CHINA

Hot online in China: If you want to know what she will be like as an old lady, just look at her mother

According to the research, the son of an obese father was found to be six times more likely to be obese than the son of a normal weight father – but the daughter of an obese mother was ten times more likely to be obese.

2015-07-03LIFE

Top 8 breathtaking architectures in the western Sichuan Plateau

Ten of thousands monks and nuns live in these red log cabins in Seda Larong Wuming Buddhist Institute, the largest and most influential center for the study of Tibetan Buddhism in the world

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