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China Connecting with South East Asia

Over recent years there has been a softening of travel regulations in South East Asia. This has come at a similar time to a reversal on the former ban of travel overseas by citizens of the People’s Republic of China. … Continue reading

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China and Tourism

China has over 2,000 years of continuous history. Along with India it has the oldest surviving civilization and history in the world. And along with India, China is the cultural heavyweight of Asia. For this reason alone, China will always … Continue reading

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Rebranding China

The People’s Republic of China has kept its name but the unelected government has been busy changing China’s image in the world. It doesn’t make economic sense to be regarded as a hard-line Communist country keen to demonstrate the fairness … Continue reading

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The Mandate of Heaven

The Mandate of Heaven (pinyin: Tianmìng) is an important philosophical concept that is helpful to the outsider to understand the mechanics of power in China. It is a concept that is different from the Divine Right of Kings used in … Continue reading

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