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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Crayfish, Red Herring and Art

The Longxia (or crayfish) Festival held in Nanjing in June had nothing to do with those blighted crustaceans that hang onto life...

Chinese Imperial Cuisine

Since this column is dedicated to the discovery and discussion of quirky and unusual Chinese food, it makes it quite the challenge...
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Wooed by Wuyishan

Confucius may be China’s best known scholar, especially on a global level, but he was not her most influential. That is a...

The Precarity of Tea Town

In the West, specialist sellers choose to distribute themselves evenly across the city, trying to become someone’s “local”. But,...

A Place for all the Pets of Nanjing

Where do I start? I guess this story and its subject are testament to just how far the Chinese nation has...

Beijing Imperial Sophistication in a Tiny Package

Have you ever just wished Chinese restaurants would, like, put in a tiny bit of effort in when it came to...

From Coffee to Caves; Hexi’s Latest Set to Impress

First and foremost, let me begin by noting that this restaurant is not located inside a mall! Whoop whoop, boy, does that...

From Creation to Destruction to Regeneration

In the late 50s, the first discovery of the implications for rare earth elements was in the United States, in particular, California....
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Little Emperor Syndrome; China’s Empathy or Lack Thereof

Without empathy, we would be robots, merely existing without the ability to connect. Sure, parents would still take care of their children and we...
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A Walk in Their Shoes; China & the World’s Empathy Paradox

Imagine it’s Sunday afternoon, you exit Suguo with your week’s worth of groceries dangling off your arms. You stand at the intersection watching the...
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