09. 08. 2013

Chinese Swimming Pools: Most crowded in the World

Swimming has long been a symbol of physical strength in China, yet outside the country’s elite sports schools competitive swimming is not an option for ordinary Chinese who might want to take it...

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09. 08. 2013

Jobs fair China style: Tens of thousands of graduates hit event where they wait hours for just a minutes with potential employers

Tens of thousands of desperate graduates queued for hours at a jobs fair in Chongqing, China, as they scrambled for just a few thousand new roles. The fair was attended by around 150...

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09. 08. 2013

Next Made-in-China Boom: College Graduates

Zhang Xiaoping’s mother dropped out of school after sixth grade. Her father, one of 10 children, never attended. Is China becoming more of a competitive challenge to the United States, Europe and Japan...

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08. 08. 2013

Xu Zhiyong: Activist speaks from Chinese jail

Jailed Chinese civil rights campaigner Xu Zhiyong has spoken out in a video message from his prison cell. Seen handcuffed and behind bars, Mr Xu urges his compatriots to unite in pursuing democratic...

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08. 08. 2013

Why are Chinese tourists so rude? A few insights

They are seen as pushy, loud, impolite, unruly, and they are everywhere. And although destination countries welcome the tourism dollars the Chinese spend, they loathe the chaos and hassle some mainland tourists bring...

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08. 08. 2013

26 Years of Growth: Shanghai Then and Now

Reuters photographer Carlos Barria recently spent time in Shanghai, China, the fastest-growing city in the world. A week ago, he took this amazing shot, recreating the same framing and perspective as a photograph...

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