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Fighting funeral fraud and folly

DEATH is an important life event, and to the Chinese, a proper sending-off ceremony ensures the soul of the deceased reaches the afterlife.

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The name game in China

There is a lot to consider when naming a child. An unfortunate combination of Chinese characters can mean a lifetime of ridicule.

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Increasing Beijing's blue sky days

BEIJING has been smothered with smog most of the time since late February. Clear days have been so precious that they can be counted on the fingers of one hand.

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The lawfully and awfully wedded

MOST wedding vows are pledges of lifelong commitment and loyalty, but judging from the high divorce rates in many countries, what couples promise to do when they get married and what they actually do after that can be very different things. It’s apparently the case in China too.

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China tames tiger parenting

The government is revamping its education system so that students can develop healthily.

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China to open its doors wider

CHINA has started a new page in its political history following the revision of the president’s term of office.

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Festive fun at Beijing’s temple fairs

TEMPLE fairs, known as miao hui in Mandarin, have long been a part of the Spring Festival in Beijing.

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When China takes a long break

THE Chinese are on the move again, creating a spectacular travel season known as the world’s largest annual human migration.

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China says no to hip-hop

Artistes with tattoos and links to scandals also banned from TV under new rules.

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Entertained by entertainers’ scandals

Celebrity gossip comes fast and furious in China.

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From fiction to real-life paradise

DURING the Eastern Jin dynasty (317–420), famous Chinese poet Tao Yuanming, also known as Tao Qian, wrote a piece of short prose about a fairyland hidden from the outside world, where the people led a happy and peaceful life.

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Before they celebrate, they remember Chinese grieve past and recent deaths before they are ready to usher in Christmas.

CHRISTMAS is around the corner. Just like in Malaysia, this festival to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ is widely celebrated in China.