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(self-designation, puchuang, pupu, pui, or punung), a people in the People’s Republic of China, mainly in the Kwangsi Chuang Autonomous Region. According to a 1975 estimate, the Chuang number approximately 10 million. Their language is one of the Thai languages. The predominant religion is animism, but Taoism is also widespread.

The Chuang are one of the most ancient peoples of South China; their ancestors created the ancient state of Nanyiieh, which existed from 207 B.C to 111 B.C. The Chuang took part in the Taiping Rebellion of 1850–64. Between 1927 and 1937 they helped establish a number of soviet regions in China in the area between the Tso Chiang and the Yu Chiang. They also aided in the formation of the Seventh and Eighth Red Armies.

For centuries the primary occupation of the Chuang has been farming, especially the cultivation of rice; part of the population, however, is now engaged in heavy industry. The Chuang have their own system of writing; in medieval times it was hieroglyphic, but in 1958 they adopted the Latin alphabet. The Chuang have a rich national literature.


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After the legendary Lao Tzu, the most influential figure in Taoism is the historical Chuang Tzu, or Chuang Chou, (365-286), who lived in the feudal state of Sung in southern China during the Warring States period.
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Chuang has more than 13 years of experience in financial services.
30pm at QNCC Auditorium 3, Conductor Tung-Chieh Chuang will join Hassan Moataz El Molla on rababa as they join the orchestra in performing Marcel Khalife: From Symphony of Return: Fourth Movement; Marcel Khalife: From Concerto for Rababa and Orchestra: Third Movement; Jose Pablo Moncayo: Huapango; George Gershwin: Cuban Overture; Attia Sharara: Arabian Suite; Georges Bizet: From Carmen Suite No.
In 2001, Chuang, a pioneer in the field of quantum computing, designed a quantum computer based on one molecule that could be held in superposition and manipulated with nuclear magnetic resonance to factor the number 15.
For me, because we move a lot, we have developed the ability to adjust easily to the host country," Chuang, from the Global-Sino Consultancy, told Gulf News.