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The Great Wall of China: the longest construction in the world

Presentation The Great Wall of China (whose name in Chinese literally means the 'long wall') refers to a set of military fortifications built in several stages between the 5th century BC and the 16th century. This military work, which is the largest man-made architectural structure in length, ar ...

18
Aug
2008

An algorithm to predict the spread of disease

cial proclamations to give its customers advance warning to avoid dangerous areas like Wuhan. Speed is important during an epidemic, and impetuous Chinese officials don't have a good track record of sharing information about disease, air pollution or natural disasters. But public health officials ...

30
Jan
2020

Taiwan : Discover the Beautiful Island differently

ning, the town exists primarily as a tourist destination. Easily accessible from Taipei City on a day trip. Today, the town is brimming with retro Chinese and Japanese style cafes, tea shops, snack stands, Lantern stores and souvenir stores, as well as beautiful ocean views. While most visitor ...

23
June
2022

Chinese New Year: date and traditions

What is the Chinese New Year? The Chinese New Year or "passage of the year" is the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar. It is the beginning of the Spring Festival, a 15-day period that ends with the Lantern Festival. Because the Chinese calendar is a luni-solar calendar, the dat ...

06
Feb
2007

Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

Pacific, 100 miles from China's southeast coast. Despite its modest size, this small territory concentrates all the charm of the Far East. The Chinese culture is mixed with various other influences, Japanese and Western in particular, so that the cities offer an amazing mix of traditional arc ...

13
Mar
2019

Covid: Is vaccination of children being considered in France?

andard dose. Finally, other countries such as China, the United Arab Emirates, Colombia and Cambodia have begun vaccinating children under 12 with Chinese vaccines. What about France? In France, the executive is playing it safe on this sensitive issue. Government spokesman Gabriel Attal sa ...

22
Nov
2021

Christmas: 5 plants to offer for the holidays

fortune and happiness into the home. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Happy Houseplants (@happy_houseplants) Chinese tradition even calls for adorning its trunk with gold, silver or red ribbons to increase its power as a good luck charm. Do not hesitate to ...

29
Dec
2021

The traditional Japanese cuisine: 5 specialties not to be missed

s of traditional Japanese cuisine, we must also mention noodles. The Japanese eat three kinds of them: - buckwheat noodles called soba - Chinese wheat noodles called ramen. - thicker wheat noodles (2 to 4 mm in diameter) called udon. Buckwheat-based sobas are eaten cold or hot a ...

10
Jan
2022

The margarita: the secrets of the famous cocktail

ktail (see link below). It is possible to revisit this great classic with atypical and gourmet flavors like mango, strawberry or spices. For the Chinese New Year the Cointreau house has even come up with a recipe for Chinese Margarita with yuzu : On this International Margarita Day, eve ...

22
Feb
2022

Surprise your friends with these 10 Original Hams

Jinhua Ham, an ancient Chinese specialty Famous throughout China, Jinhua Ham has been around for over 1000 years. It is made using a process similar to Spanish hams, from a breed of pig unique to the Jinhua region: the black and white pig. The hind legs of the animal are salted several times fo ...

24
May
2022

Dragon Boat Festival : The Chinese festival of the beginning of summer

Multiple origins for a thousand-year-old festival It is a traditional Chinese festival that has existed in various forms for thousands of years. Its current form is an amalgamation of several festivals and traditions from different regions of China. Yet two stories are often cited to explain the or ...

28
May
2022

Tips for Successful Salads

ad: Frisée and Lentil Salad: Frisée salad, lentils, cauliflower and Peppers to accompany with a Xeres vinegar dressing. An Asian Salad : Mango Salad : Chinese Cabbage, Tofu, Red Onion, Mango and Peanuts to be accompanied with an orange and cilantro dressing Pasta Salad: Tuna Pasta Salad: Farfall ...

30
May
2022