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The varieties of spoken Chinese in Eastern China and Taiwan | In China there are many different dialects of the Chinese languages. One example is Mandarin and Cantonese. Just the same, in Islam they speak Arabic but also have many different dialects like Dhofari or Shihhi.
China's gender gap--ABC News. Includes article & short news clip.
The Wake-Up Call in China's 'Visit Your Parents' Law. Fall out from a dropping birth rate.
China’s ‘leftover women’ stigmatised - BBC interview. Really interesting connections to one-child policy, gender imbalance & changing gender roles! Add to discussion group.
Astronomical Diagram. Chart of the Heavens Shewing the Stars. Published by Reynolds, James & Sons ca. 1850