In the 17th century, a group of Chinese monks led by Nguyên Thiều established a vigorous new school, the Lâm Tế, which is the Vietnamese pronunciation of Linji. A more domesticated offshoot of Lâm Tế, the Liễu Quán school, was founded in the 18th century and has since been the predominant branch of Vietnamese Thiền.
Life of Vietnamese living on both sides of the 17th parallel that splits Vietnam into North and South. Chung một dòng sông: 1959: after 1954: Người tình không chân dung: 1971: after 1955: South Vietnam (Vietnam) The Abandoned Field: Free Fire Zone: 1979: after 1955
Theatre of China has a long and complex history. Traditional Chinese theatre, often called Chinese opera, is musical in nature. Western forms like the spoken drama, western-style opera, and ballet did not arrive in China until the 20th century.
Youku. Original release. 25 October 2017. ( 2017-10-25) Oh My General ( Chinese: 将军在上) is a 2017 Chinese streaming television series starring Ma Sichun and Sheng Yilun. It is adapted from the novel General Above I Am Below ( Chinese: 将军在上我在下) by Ju Hua San Li. Set against the backdrop of the Song dynasty, the gender bender ...
Bodhidharma was a legendary Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century. He is traditionally credited as the transmitter of Buddhism to China, and regarded as its first Chinese patriarch. According to Chinese legend, he also began the physical training of the monks of Shaolin Monastery that led to the creation of Shaolin kungfu.
- Lee Family
- Datuk Gui Family
- Law Family
Core Family Members
1. Bing 炳 (Full name Lee Biu Bing 李標炳, often called Char Siu Bing 叉燒炳 by his family members. Played by Lau Dan)- The head of the family who operates the restaurant and makes Chinese BBQ food for a living. Bing's parents died at a young age and he had to take care of his sister Choi Yiu by working as an apprentice Chinese BBQ shop butcher. 2. Auntie Shin 善姨 (Full name Leung Yun Shin 梁潤善. Played by Louise Lee)- Wife of Bing. A typical housemaker who took care of her children carefully and fed t...
1. The Upper Class In-Law 上等親家 (Full name Leung Seung Yin 梁尚燕. Played by Gung Yu)- Ching Hwa's mother. Although her real name is Leung Seung Yin, she is widely remembered in the series as the upper-class personbecause of her initial discriminatory view towards less wealthy persons, in addition to commoner cultures and customs that she considered as "undesirable" for her and her aristocratic cabals. The attitudes, however, somewhat subsided after the family went broke. 2. Ching Wun劉清芸- Rich, i...Datuk Gui (Played by Chor Yuan楚 原) An elderly authoritarian and nasty figure from a rich Malaysian family, he ends up being very acquainted with the Lee family whom he used to consider low class wh...Mrs. Datuk 拿督大夫人(Played by Tsang Yuk-Guen 曾玉娟. Full name Ho Wai Fung, as revealed in Eps. 943.) Mother of Ya Loi and first wife of Datuk Gui. She married Datuk Gui before he had his own business. S...Mrs. Datuk 拿督二夫人 (Played by Leung Biu-Ching 梁葆貞. Full name See To Ju 司徒珠) Second wife of Datuk Gui, biological mother of Ya Num and stepmother of Ya Loi. She treats Ya Loi better than her own son d...Sophie蘇菲 Upper Class In-law and Melvin's younger cousin. The mother of the obnoxious May May, and the third wife of the rich and nasty Datuk Gui. May May and her were chased out of Datuk Gui's fami...Secretary Law 羅秘書(Played by Chiu Shek Man 招石文.) He is the most trusted and probably only true friend of Datuk Gui. He once served in Datuk Gui's army. He now serve as Secretary, chauffeur, and anyt...Law Tien Zhuang 羅天莊- (Played by Lee Gong 李 岡.) Secretary Law's elder brother and father of Zhao, Simon, and Joon Joon.Fong Siu Lay 范小妮- (Played by Ma Ching-Yee 馬清儀.) Wife of Tien Zhuang and mother of Zhao, Simon, and Joon Joon.Chiu or Doctor Law- (Full name Law San Chiu 羅生肖. Played by Melissa Ng 吳美珩.) Eldest sister of Simon and Joon Joon. She was a pregnancy doctor and personally helped Lap Sang and Jing's son come to li...