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Chinese names

The naming traditions of the Chinese are designed to distinguish members of the family through successive generations.


Mandarin is possibly the most common spoken language in world, with over 1 billion speakers.

Chinese public holidays

China has 7 legal holidays in a year, including New Year's Day, Spring Festival, Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day.

Climate in China

The differences in Chinese climates are vast, depending on the location of the provinces.


In China, tipping is now accepted by tourist guides and bus drivers.


Taking photographs or videos of military installations is prohibited. Most museums, palaces, or temples will not allow photograph to be taken.

Medical Service

If traveling in the countryside, there may be no appropriate medical services beyond primary health care.


China Daily, an English-language newspaper, is published in China daily.