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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

China now #1 for art and collectable objects

When Nanjinger Wang Zhisen, 71, holds an upcoming exhibition of his 5,000 Chairman Mao commemorative badges to tie in with the 90th anniversary...

Thinking of divorce? First enter the ‘Buffer Zone’…

Around 5,000 divorces take place in China each day, producing a total of approximately 1.8 million for 2010. The figures have been growing at...

China bracing itself for record level power cuts

China is long used to power cuts during the summer months, when electricity demand for air conditioning and refrigeration is at its highest. The...

When pigs fly and men go oink

Winston Churchill once said "Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals." Now, the former great leader's...

Doing our bit for Earth Hour 2011

This evening, 26th March, sees the annual Earth Hour event take place across the globe. At 8:30pm local time, lights will switch off around...

New high speed lines link Nanjing, X’ian, Chengdu and Chongqing; but students not so...

Even before we have time to become blasé over having the world's fastest train in our backyard for our fun weekends in Shanghai, we...

Anyone for traffic?

It is not unusual to hear about horrific traffic tailbacks during the summer when families head off to seaside resorts on holiday with children...

The future of transport

In another one of those stories that gives you an idea of what the country might look like in 30 years but let’s face...

China heritage chief says building boom is destroying country’s heritage

According to China Daily, the average Chinese building lasts 30 years; this is compared to 74 years for those in the US and an...

Jiangsu Province

On 28 February, the Social Sciences Academic Press released a report entitled the Blue Book Economic Report: China's Provincial Integrated Competitive Economic Development for...
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Running with Scissors; Cross Cultural Superstitous Rituals

My Nanjing born partner and I have been together for just over three years now and it has been the most interesting three years...