Chinese Idiom: Propriety Suggests Reciprocity (禮尚往來)

The Chinese idiom 禮尚往來 (lǐ shàng wǎng lái) states that “propriety, or courtesy, suggests reciprocity.” Originating from a passage in “Li Ji” (禮記), or “Classic of Rites,” one of the Five Classics of Confucianism, the […]

Hong Kong Protest

Blizzard Bans 3 More Players for Supporting Hong Kong

U.S. gaming company Blizzard Entertainment has suspended three more players for expressing support for Hong Kong during an esport competition, a week after it triggered public criticism for punishing a Hong Kong player for similar […]


Chinese Character: Courage, Bravery (勇)

The character 勇 (yǒng) refers to the concepts of bravery, courage, and valour. It is composed of two parts: the character 甬 (yǒng) on top, from which 勇 (yǒng) receives its pronunciation, and the radical […]