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  • One China Summary

    To the government of the People 's Republic of China (PRC), any negotiation with Taiwanese government was allowable expect the independence of Taiwan. One china, the idea that Taiwan was a territory rightfully belonging to China, served as the baseline attitude of the PRC. However, the concept of One China became continuously ambiguous in recent years especially when Taiwanese formed their own cultural, political system and understanding about Chinese nationalism. However, the PRC government…

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  • Sheng Xuanhuai's Contribution To Modernizing China

    Weeks prior to the procession, Sheng Xuanhuai’s family had engaged in a grueling lobbying campaign to seek a permit for the funeral cortege to go through Nanjing 南京 Road and other major streets in the International Settlement. On October 25, 1917, the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce (Shanghai zong shanghui 上海總商會) filed a written request to the SMC at the behest of the Sheng family for the use of Nanjing Road for the procession. In the letter, Sheng was portrayed as a highly accomplished…

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  • No Pain No Gain Of American Dream Essay

    things are memorable so what was the most signification event you have ever experienced?” “The Golden Venture tragedy brought to world attention the thriving multinational criminal enterprise that made millions by transporting immigrants from Fujian Province to the US. And that is one of reason I came to America.” “I believe recall your life some of people did give you guides and inspire your life like you did to me. So who do you appreciate most in your life? “My parents,…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To China

    Introduction “In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is King.” This well known and often quoted phrase is attributed to Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, or Erasmus of Rotterdam, a 16th-century Dutch Renaissance humanist. The saying is worth a closer look and if you can imagine the power of someone who, among others who are disadvantaged or have a disability of some kind, the one who is least disadvantaged or has the least disability is regarded as the one who can make the greatest…

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  • Risky Cosmetics Case Study

    dichotomies of national/foreign and global/local, this history of cosmetics in the Chinese world requires a multi-sited analysis that considers how people, commodities, images, and ideas moved not only from Paris to Shanghai, but from Tokyo to Taibei and Fujian to…

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  • Strengths And Weaknesses Of Engaging In Missions

    In this essay, I am going to describe and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of engaging in missions using the lens of reason, with a brief overview of two other lenses: Tradition and experience. I will present ideas from the perspectives of my father, a missionary and my granduncle, the Right Reverend Datuk Bolly Lapok. Also I will share my experience of dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Depression through poetry and spoken word and how those platforms impacted…

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  • What Are The Characteristics Of Qing Dynasty

    Before 1911, China was still under absolute monarchy, which was Qing Dynasty. The economy during that period was agricultural based, not by trading or colonies. Unlike Western countries, there was no industrial revolution happened in China. Due to the closed economy (or self seclusion), China did not receive any new technology to improve the developments in many areas. There are three characteristics of the traditional Chinese economy before 1911. The first characteristic is highly productive…

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  • Summary: The Cultural Norms Of Filial Piety In Urban China

    Preliminary findings 1. Care diamond in urban China 1.1 Family The cultural norms of ‘filial piety’ is rooted in China. The majority of interviewed government officials and managers in care agencies suggest the role of family (spouse and children) is the first source for care services and financial support for older people. Some interviewers express their opinions that the supports from children to older parents should be made compulsory/regulated by laws. Example: ‘the role of family must be…

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  • Importance Of Cultural Culture In Malaysia

    1.0 INTRODUCTION Malays, Chinese, Indians and many other ethnic groups have lived together in Malaysia for generations. All of these cultures influence each other, forming a true Malaysian culture. Malaysia's largest ethnic group is the Malays, Chinese and Indians. Malaysia is a multi-cultural characteristics of many different cultures, but some particularly special lasting influence of the country. Chief among these is the ancient Malay culture, throughout history, culture…

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  • The Importance Of Eating In China

    Eating is not just meant to fill the stomach. It is an essential part of living, having food at one's disposal, being able to consume a decent amount of food, and knowing what and how to eat are all viewed as a good fortune. Chinese people believe to obtain physical as well as mental harmony and inner peace, a good meal is essential. After many difficult years of war and hunger, living standards in China are now as high as ever before and of course ingredients are also easier to obtain compared…

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