March 15, 2023
China is the most populous nation on Earth with around 1.3 billion people. One in every five people in the world is Chinese.
In Chinese mythology, a monster called “Nian” (“year”) comes out to eat people on New Year’s Eve.
Chinese people are the biggest travel spenders in the world. They spend US$260 billion every year.
“Chinese” fortune cookies were actually invented in San Francisco in the early 1900s.
China builds a new skyscraper every five days. In a year china builds at least 73 new skyscrapers.
Chinese brides wear red instead of white. Red is considered to be a lucky color in china.
Some of the bricks in the Great Wall of China are held together by rice flour.
Ketchup’s first incarnation was in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap.
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