China the Beautiful
This website has roughly 4000 pages dedicated to Chinese culture. It has Chinese art, literature, philosophy, history, maps and Chinese culture forum pages. There are links to Chinese dictionaries, maps and other relevant information. There are even portraits of the emperors. Most of the site is written in English.
The Chinese in California, 1850-1925
"The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California from 1850 to 1925 through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials."
East Asian Studies
East Asian studies resources
Asian resources for librarians
This is a very impressive collection of resources that will likely be of interest to all info professionals not only those in and around Asia. All of the materials are available at no charge.
"Issues of Orientations include comprehensive calendars of all major Asian art exhibitions worldwide, as well as reviews of notable books on Asian art, architecture and archaeology." "Every issue is an authoritative source of information on the many and varied aspects of the arts of East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia."
China ’s 100 richest
Economic Education and Research China Economics Network
Created by the China Center for Economic Research(CCER) of Beijing University, the database is devoted to economic studies in China and other countries. Information on economists, academic programs, research projects and publications is very useful.
Chinese economic information network (in Chinese )
This is a governmental website on the news of Chinese economy.
Timeline of Chinese history
Historical Chinese Language Materials in British Columbia: An Electronic Inventory
Journal of Modern China Studies
Scripta Sinica of ACADEMIA Sinica Computing Centre
Center for Chinese Studies, National Central Library
Publications, including full-text articles in the journal Chinese Studies (2000- ) 《漢學研究》, and E-Newsletter for Research in Chinese Studies 《漢學研究通訓》電子版
Ling Long Women's Magazine, Shanghai, 1931-1937
《玲瓏》 婦女雜誌，上海， 1931-1937
China law resources on the Internet http://www.law.wustl.edu/ChinaLaw/
Links to various legal websites and legal services.
National Chinese law database ( Taiwan) (in Chinese) http://law.moj.gov.tw/
HongKong legal information institute
Cowrie (Wen Bei Net) (in Chinese)
Serves scholars both at home and abroad who have a strong interest in comparative literature.
Aomen Special District Basic Law Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (in Chinese)
Chinese Government E-Portal
Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library
Lexicon of Confucianism
Taoist culture and information center
Digital Dictionary of Buddhism
Homemaker’s Union and Foundation ( Taiwan) (in Chinese)
Statistics/Public Opinion Polls
China Statistical Data
This is a monthly statistics data base which is aimed to provide timely different social circles the reliable and authoritative Chinese maro-economy monthly statistics. All data are colleted from the National Bureau of Statistics.
China Customs Statistics
Comprises all merchandises passing through Chinese Customs Territory and is the basic information on China's external trade performance.
China Patent InfoNet
Created by the Bureau of Patent, it offers the most comprehensive information on patent in China.
Internet Guide for China Studies - On-line Journals
Provides annotated links to a number of Web sites that offer access to online journals.
Calendar / Chronology
Western-Chinese Calendar Converter http://www.mandarintools.com/calendar.html
Chronology of Dynasties and Reign of Emperors http://www.chinapage.com/history/dyna3.html
People Daily (in English)
One of the most popular news sites in China.
World Journal 世界日報
Dictionaries / Maps
Online Unicode-based dictionary of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese terms. Users may subscribe or register as guests. Oriented towards pre-modern terms. Collaboration encouraged.
The China Historical GIS by Harvard Yenching Institute http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~chgis/
Maps of Chinese Cities, Provinces and Regions in the Principal Areas of China