08. 08. 2013

Book review: Factory Towns of South China

“Factory Towns of South China: An Illustrated Guidebook” is, despite its title, more social science research than it is a real guidebook. But within the realm of social science and urban planning, it...

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08. 08. 2013

“A bite of China” – series of videos

A bite of China is a series of food documentary produced by CCTV. Total of 7 episodes. It tells the histories and stories behind Chinese cuisine: The meaning and the symbol each represents. The...

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05. 08. 2013

What Do Chinese Women Want?

As “6” and “8” are auspicious numbers in Chinese culture, June and August are considered lucky months to get married. In the summertime, couples in wedding attire posing for photographers near parks and...

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05. 08. 2013

China pollution fears pushing some foreigners out of country

The Perk family has decided to move away from Beijing. Ethan Perk, a wine importer originally from Chicago, is moving his family to Florida to escape the Beijing air. He said, “I’ve had...

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30. 07. 2013

A Jewish legacy draws to a close in North China

Hannah Agre huddled forlornly on a wooden chair in her small room, probably the last survivor of the European Jews who migrated to China. ”Give me death,” she said in Russian. ”Dress me...

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29. 07. 2013

Apps Offer Chinese a Path to the Forbidden

Ma Jiajia was too busy setting up a sex toys store, Powerful, to attend her college graduation ceremony in Beijing last year. Ma Jiajia owns a sex shop in Beijing and is developing...

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