Why Do the Chinese Put Money in Red Envelopes for the Chinese New Year?

Answer Chinese New Year---also known as the Spring Festival---is the most important holiday on the Chinese calendar. Festivities last for 15 days and include many different kinds of celebrating and tradit... Read More »

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Who invented Chinese paper money?

The creation of the Chinese currency is attributed not to a person but to the Szechwan province, where it was first used during the S'ung Dynasty in the ninth century. After people began accepting ... Read More »

Who invented ancient Chinese paper money?

According to the Silk Road Foundation, the Tang (618-907 AD) dynasty in China developed the first paper money. Initial currencies appeared about 800 AD. They were called "flying cash" due to their... Read More »

How come America keeps policing the world when they keep borrowing money from the Chinese to do it?

There are humanitarian reasons but if you're looking at Disturbia was prospective the two biggest issues are as follows: Central American countries are within striking range of cruise missiles and ... Read More »

Recipe for Har Gow - Chinese Shrimp Dumplings. (Similar to the ones at Dim Sum in chinese restaurants?

HAR GOW filling: shrimp dumplingsIngredients:1 lb fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined (cut in smaller pieces)1 Tablespoon Xiao sing wine, (or dry sherry)1 small can water chestnuts, drained and fine... Read More »