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Saying Goodbye to CNReviews… and Entering The Divide

Saying Goodbye to CNReviews… and Entering The Divide

“Entering the divide?” Are you serious? Yeah, that’s cheesy, real cheesy. But now you want to know the full extent of that cheesiness, right? Whether you enjoy Kai Pan’s posts here, or hate them, or him, it’s time for Kai to leave.

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2012 Movie: Praising China & The Chinese? No, Not Really

2012 Movie: Praising China & The Chinese? No, Not Really

Roland Emmerich’s 2009 apocalyptic movie “2012″ has been praised and criticized for pandering to China and Chinese audiences…and why that’s egotistically ridiculous.

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Kyochon: Korean Fried Chicken In Pudong, Shanghai

Kyochon: Korean Fried Chicken In Pudong, Shanghai

Review of the Korean fried chicken restaurant Kyochon’s first & only location in Shanghai, China. Lots of boy band Super Junior but a little short on service.

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Stanford Professors, Establishing A Legal Company & Rich People

Stanford Professors, Establishing A Legal Company & Rich People

A Stanford professor takes a serious look at The Onion’s satire of China, a bunch of good advice on starting a company in China, & expectations of poor people.

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Shanghai Blogger Summit: Not To Be Outdone By Beijing Bloggers

Shanghai Blogger Summit: Not To Be Outdone By Beijing Bloggers

An introduction to the bunch of China bloggers based in Shanghai who met up for drinks and lively conversation, and a review of the shenanigans they were up to.

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Quote: Elaine Chow on Chadni Chowk to China

Quote: Elaine Chow on Chadni Chowk to China

“That part took place in Japan, assholes.” ... 

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Quote: Elaine Chow on Transformers & Children

Quote: Elaine Chow on Transformers & Children

“(dun dun dun!)” ... 

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The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of Trains, Youth, Politics, Dissidents & CCTV

The Good, Bad, & Ugly Of Trains, Youth, Politics, Dissidents & CCTV

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: June 14-20, 2009.

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Register Now For Shanghai Movie Night: Transformers 2!

Register Now For Shanghai Movie Night: Transformers 2!

CNReviews joins chinaSMACK and Shanghaiist in organizing a Shanghai Movie Night to watch Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen on opening night! Register here!

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China’s Great Firewall Blocks Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, Live, Bing

China’s Great Firewall Blocks Twitter, Flickr, Hotmail, Live, Bing

Several major websites & services have been blocked by the Chinese government in anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Incident.

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chinaSMACK Smacked: Victim Of Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

chinaSMACK Smacked: Victim Of Denial of Service (DoS) Attack

chinaSMACK, a popular English language China blog, is suffering from a Denial of Service attack. Why? Who is behind it? Unhappy nationalistic Chinese hackers?

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China’s Youth, Typical Tourists, Expat Blues, Education, & USA!

China’s Youth, Typical Tourists, Expat Blues, Education, & USA!

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: May 16-22, 2009.

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English China Blogs Increasingly Translate Chinese Forum Content

English China Blogs Increasingly Translate Chinese Forum Content

Since chinaSMACK popped into the scene, other English China blogs have increasingly copied its formula of translating Chinese discussion forum news and content.

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English China Blogs To Watch In 2009

English China Blogs To Watch In 2009

As 2008 winds down to its last gasping breaths here in China, I look forward to 2009 with a mixture of relief and anticipation. Relief because 2008 has arguably... 

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