What to See in Beijing (China)

Beijing (China)

According to ITYPEMBA, Beijing is the capital, political and cultural center of China. The city is known all over the world for its long history of 3000 years and rich cultural heritage. In the modern world, Beijing has become one of the main tourist centers, where many tourists from all over the world flock all year round. A huge number of buildings of Old China have been preserved in the…

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What to See in Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong, China

According to ITYPEMBA, Hong Kong is the capital of the Hong Kong Special Autonomous Region. It is a modern and dynamically developing city, but at the same time it is closely connected with its past. The age of the first settlement in Hong Kong is estimated at 4500 years. The center of Hong Kong ‘s financial and commercial life is the Central area. There are branded shops, fashionable hotels, museums. Not…

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What to See in Macau, China

Macau, China

Macau (Macao (Aomen), China) According to ITYPEMBA, Macau (Macau) is the main city of the Macau Special Autonomous Region , a former colony of Portugal. 450 years of Portuguese rule have affected not only the appearance of the city, but also the local way of life. Here, Chinese and European traditions and culture are mixed and mutually complement each other. Macau is the center of the gambling industry. The district’s…

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Tibet, China Healthcare and Money

Health care Overview Medical care is inadequate and almost entirely absent in rural areas outside of Lhasa. Taking out travel health insurance with reliable travel insurance is strongly recommended. The nearest medical facilities are in Chengdu and Katmandu. Traditional Tibetan healing methods can be used in Lhasa. Food and drink Water should generally either be boiled or otherwise sterilized or bought packaged before it is used for drinking, brushing teeth…

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Taiwan, China Healthcare and Money

Taiwan Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever no cholera no Typhoid & Polio Yes – malaria no – Overview The medical care in the country is relatively good, but not quite comparable to Europe and can occasionally be technically, apparatus-related and/or hygienically problematic, especially in rural areas. Occasionally there is a lack of European-trained English/French-speaking doctors. Emergency treatment is available at Mackey Memorial Hospital and Adventist Hospital, among…

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Macao, China Healthcare and Money

Macao Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 1 – malaria no – Typhoid & Polio Yes – cholera no yellow fever no Overview Health care in Macau is good. Incidentally, numerous specialist doctors and hospitals in Hong Kong can be reached quickly. Medical services in Macau and Hong Kong are extremely expensive. Travelers are advised to take out travel medical insurance prior to travel. Notes vaccinations [1] Because…

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Hong Kong, China Healthcare and Money

Hong Kong Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink malaria 3 – Typhoid & Polio 2 – cholera 1 yellow fever no Overview The hotels have a list of licensed doctors. The medical and dental care is first class. Travel health insurance that includes Hong Kong is recommended. Check directoryaah for more information. Notes vaccinations [1] A certificate of vaccination against cholera is not an entry requirement, but there is a…

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China Healthcare and Money

China Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera 2 Typhoid & Polio 3 – malaria 4 no – Eat Drink Overview Medical care is inexpensive, but does not meet western standards, especially outside of the big cities. Healing methods of traditional Chinese medicine (e.g. acupuncture) are widespread. However, many Western medicines are not available and communication can be very difficult without Chinese language skills. A first-aid kit…

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Zhangjiajie, China

Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie Zhangjiajie is a mountain town in central China. The small town is around 270 km away from Changsa, the capital of the northwestern province of Hunan. The Dayong Fucheng cultural center with museum and tourist information and the Tujia Folklore Park are well worth seeing. Zhangjiajie is a popular destination for study trips dealing with geology and nature. Adventure trips also lead through the bizarre landscapes UNESCO World Heritage…

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Population Development in the World

Crowded street in China

In the 1970s, global population development – often referred to as a population explosion – was presented as the major threat to peaceful social and economic development. Pictures were taken where the poor part clung to an increasingly crowded planet. It was also warned that the rapid population growth in the south could lead to armed conflicts between the poor and the rich part of the world. (see also later…

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Chinese Natural Science

Chinese Natural Science

Chinese natural science [ç-]. The first beginnings of a knowledge of nature can be seen in the writings of Mo Di (Mo Ti, † around 400 BC), Zou Yan (Tsou Yen) or Wang Chong (Wang Ch’ung, * 27, † around 97 AD).), but they had little effect on the educated. In many cases, Babylonian-Egyptian, Greek, Indian-Arabic or European influences were at work, which were able to assert themselves through the…

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Administrative Division in China

Administrative Division in China

Territorially, China is divided into 22 provinces, 5 autonomous regions (Guangxi Zhuang , Inner Mongolia , Ningxia Hui , Sinkiang , Tibet) and 4 provincial cities (Beijing , Shanghai , Tianjin , Chongqing) which are directly governed by the government. In the provinces and the subordinate counties and small towns there are local people’s congresses as representatives of the people and people’s governments, the members of which are formally elected…

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