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Here are the top ten articles for the Chinese Culture Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. The Monkey King
The Monkey King is one of the most widely known Chinese legends. While the story is truly about the journey one monk has, the comedy and trickery of the Monkey King is what captures the heart of this story.
2. Counting in Chinese
Interested in counting in Chinese? Here's how to do it!
3. Punishment for Adultery
Adultery and infidelity had been regarded differently in different era in China. In more liberal era, adultery was simply overlooked. While in other era, it was punishable by death. One of the capital punishment methods for adultery was drowning in a pig’s cage.
4. Gift Etiquette in Chinese Culture
Some gift Do´s and Don´ts if you´re trying to give a gift to someone with a Chinese background.
5. Childbirth in Chinese Culture
As in most cultures, having a child is an important social and family event. The Chinese culture is rich in various rituals and beliefs around this important time of any family´s life.
6. Owls in Chinese Culture
This article explains what Chinese think about the owls.
7. The Tiger in Chinese Astrology
The Chinese astrological system is the oldest of its kind. It is based on traditional astrology and the lunar calendar and it differentiates people into 12 signs. This week's article is about the Tiger.
8. Chinese Recipe to Prevent and Reduce Hair Loss
This article discusses one of the many possible causes of excessive hair loss from the Chinese medicine point of view and provides several simple, cheap and natural remedies that may help with the problem.
9. Chinese Family – Brothers and Sisters
Family is an important part of Chinese Culture. There is a whole language created to emphasis this. This article will take a look at "brother" and "sister" in the Chinese language.
10. Chinese Valentine's Day
The story behind the Double Seventh Festival in China.
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