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Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Belts, Roads & Botanical Threats to Biodiversity

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) aims to bring infrastructure investment, leading to massive increases in trade, to regions along the former...

Oldest this, Oldest that, Oldest Flower; Nanjinganthus

"This shouldn’t be here. … This species has been extinct since the Cretaceous period", Paleobotanist, Ellie, in the movie “Jurassic Park” notes...

Their Home Expatria; Third Culture Kids & their Global Impact

To be born and raised in the same town, attend the same school and continue on to a local university is fast...
#RichKidofChina

Human on the Inside; Phoenix Man #RichKidofChina

As the rough equivalent of the Gatsbies of the West, the Chinese term, “Phoenix Man”, usually refers to Chinese men who were...
Sino Gatsby

Sino Gatsby; Disposable Culture’s Flickering Green Light

Fitzgerald’s enigmatic anti-hero in “The Great Gatsby” has seen a resurgence in popularity at the dawn of the 21st Century as a...
Former British Embassy

Nanjing’s Former Embassies; Reliving Republican Glamour

It is so hard to imagine China’s flapping days of luxury; Nanjing’s pockets of glitz and glamour, before it all took...
Nanjing Flight Simulator

Flight Attendants; Purses to Automatic & Shop Check

A Chinese-UK couple, who met in university, have succeeded in their dream of building a Boeing 737 flight simulator here in Nanjing. Now they...
Singles Day

A Celebration for the Single & Married Alike

Super skeptics label it as a form of commercialism on steroids that has lost all hint of its true roots in contemporary Chinese culture....
Our Own Tribe

Building Our Own Little Tribe in China; Our Race to Follow the City’s Day

The clock is wound, the City is waiting, Ready to begin its day before dreams have ceased; Slowly the sun rises, the...
Mosuo Tribe

The Mosuo Tribe; Progressive or Oppressive?

A common trend dominating pop culture of the West is the emergence of exclusively women-only groups, who refer to themselves as...
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