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CHINESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY. Jian Wang (Tina Wang) October 2012. General Information. Name: The People’s Republic of China Capital: Beijing Population: 1,370,536,875 (as 11 Nov. 2010) Land Area: Approximately 9.6 million square kilometers Geographic Location: In eastern Asia and on

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Chinese culture and society

CHINESE CULTURE AND SOCIETY

  • Jian Wang (Tina Wang)

  • October 2012


Chinese culture and society

General Information

  • Name:The People’s Republic of China

  • Capital: Beijing

  • Population: 1,370,536,875 (as 11 Nov. 2010)

  • Land Area: Approximately 9.6 million square kilometers

  • Geographic Location:

    In eastern Asia and on

    the western shore of

    the Pacific Ocean

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Chinese culture and society

General Information

  • National Flag:

  • National Emblem:

  • Ethnic Groups: There are 56 ethnic groups in China, among which the Han people account for 92% of the total population while the other 55 ethnic groups 8%.

  • Languages and Characters: 53 ethnic groups speak their own languages and 23 ethnic groups have their own writing scripts.

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General Information

  • State Structure

    • The National People's Congress (NPC)

    • The President of the People's Republic of China

    • State Council

    • Central Military Commission

    • The Local People's Congresses and the Local People's Governments at Various Levels

    • The Organs of Self-Government of Ethnic Autonomous Areas

    • The People's Court and the People's Procuratorate

  • Local governments

    • 4 Municipalities (Beijing, Tianjing, Shanghai, Chongqing)

    • 23 Provinces

    • 5 Autonomous Regions

    • 2 Special Administrative Regions

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Chinese culture and society

General Information

  • Religions: Religions represented in China include Buddhism, Daoism, Islam, Catholicism and other Christian groups. People are free to pursue any religion.

  • Major Holidays: National Day: October 1; International Labor Day: May 1; New Year’s Day: January 1; Spring Festival: January 1 of the lunar calendar - this is the biggest festival in China.

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General Information

  • Currency: RMB ¥

  • Time Difference: 1 hour earlier than Bangkok Time.

  • Climate: Eastern Asia monsoon climate.

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Chinese culture and society

History

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Chinese culture and society

History

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Chinese culture and society

History


Chinese culture and society

Lunar Calendar

12 zodiacal animals represent one year in a 12 year cycle


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language

Pinyin

Character


Chinese culture and society

economic, social development

GDP Growth (%)

China

World


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economic, social development

Year-on-Year CPI Increases (%)


Chinese culture and society

economic, social development

Increases in Grain Production over Eight Consecutive Years 

(10 million tons)


Chinese culture and society

Yunnan

  • Southwest of Mainland of China

  • Area: 394,100 square kilometers

  • Borders:

  • West - Myanmar

  • South - Lao PDR and Vietnam

  • Capital City: Kunming

  • Population: about 45.97 millions (2010)

  • Local Language: Yunnan dialect. There are different dialects in different area in Yunnan. Some minorities have their own language. (e.g. Dai people’s language is Dai which is similar as Laos and Isan Thai.)

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Geography

Yunnan consists of sixteen prefecture-level divisions:1. Kunming 2. Qujing 3. Yuxi4. Baoshan 5. Zhaotong6. Lijiang 7. Pu‘er8. Lincang 9. Dehong (Dai & Jingpo) 10. Nujiang (Lisu) 11. Diqing (Tibetan) 12. Dali (Bai) 13. Chuxiong (Yi) 14. Honghe (Hani & Yi) 15. Wenshan (Zhuang & Miao) 16. Xishuangbanna (Dai) Of those 16 prefecture-level divisions, Yunnan

has 129 county-level divisions, and 1455

township-level divisions.

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Economy

  • GDP:RMB 7239.19billion (2010),GDPper capita: RMB15,749

  • Structure of Output (% of GDP) : Agriculture 15.3%, Industry 44.7%, Services 40%

  • Exports : USD 76.06 billion (2010)

  • Imports : USD 57.62 billion (2010)

  • Tourism Income: RMB1006.83 billion (2010)

  • Industries: tobacco, tourism, energy, biotechnology, mining, machinery manufacturing, pharmaceutical industry, agricultural processing, building materials and paper industry;

  • Agriculture products: tea, flower, silk, sugarcane, vegetable, coffee, fruit.

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Ethnic Minorities

Achang (Dehong)

Bai (Dali, Lijiang,

Nujiang)

Bulang

(Xishuangbanna)

Buyi (The east of Qujing)

Dai (Xishuangbanna,

Dehong)

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Tibetan (Northwest

of Yunnan)

Lahu (Southwest

of Yunnan)

Dulong (North of Nujiang)

Yao(Wenshan,Honghe, Xishuangbanna)

Mongolian (Yuxi)


Chinese culture and society

Ethnic Minorities

De’ang (Dehong, West of Yunnan)

Miao (East of

Yunnan)

Zhuang (Wenshan,

Qujing, Honghe)

Hani (Middle and South of Yunnan)

Yi (Various parts of Yunnan)

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Hui (Various parts of Yunnan)

Lisu (Nujiang, Baoshan, Lijiang)

Jinuo

( Xishuangbanna)

Pumi (Lijiang)

Nu (Nujing)


Chinese culture and society

Ethnic Minorities

Naxi (Lijiang)

Shui (Qujing)

Wa (Simao, Licang)

Jingpo (Dehong)

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Man (Qujing)


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Pu’er Tea

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Minorities Festivals

Fire Festivals (June 24th , Lunar year), Yi People

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Water Splashing Festival (Apr. 13-15), Dai People


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Food

Yiliang Roasted Duck

Cross Bridge Rice Noodles

Steam Potted Chicken

Xuanwei Ham

ErKuai (Rice Cake)

Shiping Tofu

Grandma’s Potato

Cheese Piece

Cool White Meat

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Famous Tourism Places

Shangri-La

Lijiang

Dali

Cangshan & Erhai

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Stone Forest

Yuanyang Terrace Field

Tiger Leaping Gorge


Chinese culture and society

guangxi

Full Name: Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

South of Mainland of China

Area: 236,700 square kilometers

Border: Vietnam

Capital City: Nanning

Population: about 46.03 millions

(2010)

Dialect: Southwest Dialect,

Cantonese, Zhuang

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Chinese culture and society

Geography

Guangxi consists of 14 prefecture-level divisions:1. Baise2. Hechi3. Liuzhou 4. Guilin 5. Hezhou6. Chongzhou7. Nanning 8. Laibin9. Guigang10. Wuzhou11. Fangchenggang12. Qinzhou13. Beihai14. YulinOf those 14 prefecture-level divisions,

Guangxi has 56 county-level

divisions, and 12 autonomous counties.

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Economy

  • GDP:RMB9502.39billion (2010)

  • Structure of Output (% of GDP) : Agriculture 5.5%, Industry 64.8%, Services 29.7%

  • Exports: USD 96.1 billion (2010)

  • Imports : USD 80.96 billion (2010)

  • Industries: Sugar refining, nonferrous metals, metallurgy, electric power, automobile, machinery, building materials, food, medicine, etc.

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Chinese culture and society

Ethnic Minorities

Zhuang

Yao

Miao

Dong

Mulao

Maonan

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Chinese culture and society

Ethnic Minorities

Hui

Jing

Yi

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Shui

Qilao


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Minorities Festivals

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Festival (Mar 3rd , Lunar year), Zhuang People


Chinese culture and society

Food

Flour Dumplings

Yulin Beef

Bamboo Chicken

LuosiNuddle

Zongzi

Wuzhou Soybean Milk

Yuanpian Cake

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Famous Tourism Places

Spectacular interior scene of the cave

Beihai

Li River, Guilin

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Longsheng

Sanjiang


Chinese culture and society

protocol issue

  • Passports:

  • Diplomatic Passport

  • Service Passport

  • Passport for Public Affairs

  • Normal Passport

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Issues Related to P. R. China

Mr. Zhang YuePermanent Representative of China to ESCAP

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China

57 Rachadapisek Rd.

Din Dang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand

Contact Person: Mr. Huang Han

Tel: 02245-0088 ext. 2202Fax: 02248-5898E-mail:  [email protected]


Chinese culture and society

Coordinating Agent (CA)

Mr. Wang ZehuaYunnan Research & Coordination Office for Langcang-Mekong Sub-regional Cooperation (YLMCO)

Yunnan Academy of Science and Technology Development

No.542, Beijing Road, Kunming, Yunnan 650051

P.R. China

Contact Person: Ms. Li Wen

Tel: (86 871) 3118503Fax: (86 871) 3118503E-mail:[email protected]


Chinese culture and society

Yunnan Province:

Mr. Jin Cheng Director - General

International Regional Cooperation Office

Foreign Affairs Office

The People’s Government of Yunnan Province

230 Daguang Road, Kunming 650032, P. R. China

Contact Person: Mr. Zhang Jiapeng

Tel: 86-871-4098063

Fax: 86-771-5310416

Email: [email protected]


Chinese culture and society

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region:

Mr. Gu Hang Deputy Director-General

Guangxi Foreign Affairs Office

No. 14, Minzhu Road, Nanning

Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region 530023

P. R. China

Contact Person: Mr. Kong Zhulei

Tel: 86-771-5639702

Fax: 86-771-5633921

Email: [email protected]


Chinese culture and society

THANK YOU!


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