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The Most Stressful Cities For China’s White Collars

The Most Stressful Cities For China’s White Collars

A sarcastic take on how stressful different cities in China are for their white-collar workers. Compares different areas of a white-collar’s lifestyle, from the daily grind to relaxation.

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China In Photos: Environment, Industry, & Issues By Alex Hofford

China In Photos: Environment, Industry, & Issues By Alex Hofford

Several stunning images of life in China as captured by Hong-Kong based British photojournalist Alex Hofford and featured in his new personal blog & portfolio.

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The Way We Are: Almost Put Me To Sleep But Still A Notable Film

The Way We Are: Almost Put Me To Sleep But Still A Notable Film

Review of the recent Hong Kong Film Awards surprise hit that garnered awards for Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actress.

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Should News Broadcasts In China Use Only Mandarin?

Should News Broadcasts In China Use Only Mandarin?

China’s State Language Commission wants to make all Chinese news broadcasts Mandarin/Putonghua only, forbidding the use of the country’s many local dialects.

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Swine Flu & China Review: Ups & Downs With Notable Blog Posts

Swine Flu & China Review: Ups & Downs With Notable Blog Posts

Collection of interesting blog post excerpts from notable English-language China blogs covering swine flu reaching China, reactions, & how it has been handled.

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Chinese New Year Lantern photos

Chinese New Year Lantern photos

Here’s five beautiful pictures of Chinese New Year Lanterns, from Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Malaysia and mostly from previous seasons.  Nevertheless, they... 

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Chinese Internet Research Conference – Day 2

Chinese Internet Research Conference – Day 2

Wheee! We’re back! …in rainy, dreary Hong Kong. Let’s get to it. SESSION 6: Society, Continuity & Change Moderator/Discussant: Jack Qiu, Assistant... 

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CIRC Chinese Internet Research Conference – Day 1

CIRC Chinese Internet Research Conference – Day 1

A lot of last-minute scrambling went into getting me here to cover the 2008 Chinese Internet Research Conference @ Hong Kong University. I’ll try to go into... 

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19年: Memories of Hong Kong in June of ’89

19年: Memories of Hong Kong in June of ’89

There are times when the places and times of your life coincide with significant historical events. Those moments in time and space can come and go, but you are... 

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Alibaba: All Your Sourcing Are Belong to Us!

Alibaba: All Your Sourcing Are Belong to Us!

A few weeks ago, I wrote a brief post advising would-be entrepreneurs and business-owners looking to source from China to do their due diligence when using Alibaba... 

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Chinese New Year in Silicon Valley – North, South, East, West

Chinese New Year in Silicon Valley – North, South, East, West

I love learning about the differences between North and South among the Chinese. Then factor in the differences between East and West, and you have a two-by-two... 

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