Stories from Ancient China: Guo Ziyi Acted Generously and With Integrity

By Jing Yuan and Jade Pearce | Epoch Times Staff During China’s Tang Dynasty, there was a time when the dynasty was nearly destroyed by the Anshi Rebellion. It was the great general and Minister of War, Guo Ziyi, who helped to quell the rebellion in the north, restoring control to the Tang Emperor. Shortly after,…

How to Make Tolerance Work for You—The Story of Two Melon Fields

By Jing Yuan and Jade Pearce | Epoch Times Staff When taking one step back leads to huge strides forward Most of us are taught as kids that we should never let others take advantage of us. “It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, so be prepared to fight for what should be yours.” So we cultivate…

AI’s Future & Its Impact on Humanity

By Lynnette Sim| Epoch Times Staff Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been hailed as a solution to the developed world’s labour shortages and a means of vastly improving our lives. What are the current trends of AI and its future impacts on mankind? The Epoch Times asked some Jeffrey Tan, CEO of Singapore Founders Club, and Hector…

Singapore Han Cultural Society: Reviving Chinese Han Couture (Hanfu)

By Jocelyn Neo and Li Yen| Epoch Times Staff Chinese people are called “hua ren” (華人), but do you know that the word “hua” (華) was derived from the beautiful clothing worn by the Han Chinese? Many people assume qipao (cheongsam) to be the quintessence of traditional Chinese dressing, but qipao is actually the traditional clothing of…

Hanfu of the Tang, Song and Ming Dynasties

By Jocelyn Neo | Epoch Times Staff Many people assume qipao (cheongsam) to be the quintessence of traditional Chinese dressing, but qipao is actually the traditional clothing of the Manchus, not the Chinese. The Han Chinese – the largest ethnic group in China – had their own traditional clothing for more than 3,000 years, and…

How to Make Tolerance Work for You—Between Colleagues

By Jing Yuan and Jade Pearce | Epoch Times Staff When taking one step back leads to huge strides forward Most of us are taught as kids that we should never let others take advantage of us. “It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there, so be prepared to fight for what should be yours.” So we cultivate…

Stories from Ancient China: Prime Minister Li Mian Buries Gold

By Epoch Times Staff Li Mian (717-788 AD) was an official and general of the Tang Dynasty, serving as a chancellor during the reign of Emperor Dezong. He was a descendent of Tang’s founding emperor, Emperor Gaozu. Li was poor during his early years, but he did not try to seek ill-gotten wealth. He instead…

Should Singapore Firms Invest in China or Steer Clear?—A Businessman’s Story: Regulatory Obstacles and the Drama of Doing Business in China

By Epoch Times Contributor In 2015, the World Bank ranked China as seventy-eighth in the world for overall “ease of doing business”. I believe this poor ranking is due to three regulatory obstacles in China: bureaucratic red tape, the inconsistent interpretation and enforcement of rules and regulations— which appear to be completely discretionary—and the fickle…

Lessons From Dizi Gui: Value Sibling Ties Over Material Gain

By Epoch Times Staff Dizi Gui (Standards for Being a Good Student and Child) is a traditional Chinese textbook for children that teaches children morals and proper etiquette. According to Dizi Gui, siblings should respect and love each other to maintain harmonious relationships; only then can they be regarded as being dutiful to their parents….

Startup Woman

By Epoch Times Staff People often think that men take precedence over women in the business world. However, some say the future of startup belongs to women. What is your opinion? Undeniably, women still have a long way to go to surpass men in the startup scene, particularly in the tech arena. However, founder of…