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5,000 years on, the Yellow Emperor still a unifying force

Ancient ancestor who links the Chinese diaspora is helping a county overcome modern issues, report Huo Yan in Huangling, Shaanxi, and Li Yang in Beijing. An estimated 50 million overseas Chinese are scattered across the world today, but whatever cultures they embrace or languages they speak, blood ties from shared ancient ancestors are an eternal […]

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Forbidden City exhibition shows life of emperors’ mothers

The Forbidden City, the ancient home of China’s royal court, has been further opened to the public, with visitors now able to get a glimpse inside the personal chambers of the emperors’ mothers.

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