At beginning of 21st century, the gap in high-technology
research and development between China and the world's
advanced countries has visibly shrunk; 60% of technologies,
including atomic energy...
Highways The building of highways is seen as key to
accelerating infrastructure construction. In 2003, completed
investment in highway construction was 350 billion yuan
and 219 key highway projects...
China is a country of many religious and religious beliefs
are free. It has over 100 million followers of various
faiths, more than 100,000 sites for religious activities,
about 300,000 religious...
Thanks to its rich tourist resources -- high mountains,
elegant rivers, springs and waterfalls, rich and varied
folk customs, rare species, scenic spots and historical
sites, distinctive opera, music...
Communist Party of China The Communist Party of China
(CPC) is the party in power all over the country. The
CPC has both central and local organizations. At the
top is the Central Committee and,...
In 2004, state-owned industrial enterprises and non-state
enterprises with annual turnover exceeding five million
yuan achieved industrial added value of 5,480.5 billion
yuan and realized profits of...
Aiming to improve the health and the overall physical
condition of the general population, the Nationwide
Physical Fitness Program, with an emphasis on young
people and children, encourages everyone...
Since reform and opening-up began in 1979, China has
carried out a series of significant reforms in its banking
system, and strengthened its opening to the outside
world. Consequently, the finance...
The Han people have their own spoken and written languages,
namely Chinese. It is the most commonly used language
in China, and one of the most commonly used languages
in the world. All China's 55...
Fifty-six ethnic groups China is a united multi-ethnic
nation of 56 ethnic groups. As the majority (91.6 percent)
of the population is of the Han ethnic group, China's
other 55 ethnic groups are...
Environmental protection has been a basic national policy
in China since the 1980s. The State Environmental Protection
Committee was established in 1984 and the first Environmental
China, one of the world's most ancient civilizations,
has a recorded history of nearly 4,000 years. Anthropologists
working in Yuanmou, in Yunnan Province, have uncovered
the remains of...
Since 1950 China has carried out nine-year compulsory
education in a fifth of the world's population. Nine-year
compulsory education operates in 90% of China's populated
areas, and then illiteracy...
Located in the east on the Asian continent on the western
shore of the Pacific Ocean, the People's Republic of
China has a land area of about 9.6 million sq km, and
is the third-largest country in...
China lies mainly in the north temperate zone, characterized
by a warm climate and distinctive seasons, with a climate
well suited for habitation. From September to April
the following year, dry and...
China has become one of the world's major
economic powers with the greatest potential. The overall
living standard has reached a fairly well-off society.
China's economy developed at an...
China is a country with a large population but less
arable land. With only 7 percent of the world's cultivated
land, China has to feed one fifth of the world's population.
Administrative Division System China's administrative
units are currently based on a three-level system dividing
the nation into provinces, counties, and townships:
¡ªThe country is...
China Quick Fact
Capital city Beijing National flag Five-star red flag,
length and width proportion: 3:2. National anthem March
of the Volunteers (lines: Arise, those who do not want
to be slaves! We will use our...
A Brief Intro.
China is located in eastern Asia, bounded by the Pacific
to the east. The third largest country in the world
after Canada and Russia, it has an area of 9.6 million
square kilometers, occupying...
Brief Intro. of China