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The Rising Middle Class in China

The Rising Middle Class in China

The quarterly report of Apple indicated that iPhone sales in China have surpassed those in the U.S. for the first time. It is a great “Henry Ford...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.