The People’s Republic of China or P.R.C. is commonly referred to as China.

The country is administered via 23 Provinces (includes Taiwan), 4 Municipalities (Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Shenzhen), 5 Autonomous Regions

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The currency in China is called the yuan or renminbi (RMB), which translates to “people’s money”. When speaking Mandarin, each unit is referred to as ‘kuai’ – the usage is similar to how American dollars are called ‘bucks’.

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Traffic in China’s cities is crazy, and the incessant construction of bridges, overpasses, and subways has only served to exacerbate the problem in the short term.

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The 2 major dialects of Chinese being Mandarin and Cantonese, there are 2 ‘brands’ of pop music throughout the Chinese speaking community, including those in Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, mainland China, and the rest of the ethnic Chinese population around the world.

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It seems that everyone in China is (constantly) using an app for smartphones called WeChat, and it has revolutionized how Chinese people interact.

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Tencent is one of the giants in China’s digital revolution, first changing how Chinese people message and email on the web with QQ, and again with WeChat on smart phones.

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Weibo.com is often called the Chinese Twitter in Western media reports (and Weibo has asked them to stop).

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At the time of writing this post, Google.com search engine, Gmail, and other Google products are inaccessible from within China (without a VPN). What do people in China use when searching for information?

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The concept of face is a vital cultural component to the Chinese culture. There’s been a lot written on this topic, and still it is hard to define exactly.

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A great place to start in learning any foreign language is to learn how to say “I love you”. This universal human expression can teach us 2 pronouns and a verb that will be used in describing passion for someone or something.

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