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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Cat Cafe

Cat Cafés; Cute or Commiserable?

The world’s first cat cafe, Cats’ Garden, was opened to the public in Taipei, Taiwan, in 1998. The concept soon gained international attention and...
shopping holidays

Bevy of Shopping Holidays in Nation of No Vacation

Webster defines holiday as “a day on which one is exempted from work”. Academic rigour should only be to be taken with a grain...
Gan Courtyard in Nanjing

Grand Courtyard of Gan; Lost Time Reconstructs a Cultural Demise

This is not the first time I have visited the Grand Courtyard to Gan in Xinanli, a crossroad north of Sanshanjie metro station. On...

Milk Tea; Take It With a Grain of Sugar

First love leaves a mark on your heart and sense of wonder in your soul, or in this case a somewhat addictive desire to...
Artsy art studio

Nanjing Studio Attempts to Erode Deep Stigma for Art in China

If a Chinese child returns home to announce his or her decision to pursue art as a potential career, 9 out of 10 parents...
Poetry and Beyond

International Poetry Event Tastefully References Nanjing Massacre

My heart sunk a few fathoms when I learned that I was to cover the international poetry event organised by the Nanjing Youth League...
Piano Open in Nanjing and Germany

Nanjing Youth Piano Open to Include Exchange Visit to Germany

Classical music competitions, together with badminton and chess are where Chinese children seem to excel, almost prodigy like. So it comes as no surprise...
International Comedy Spice

More International Comedy Returns to Nanjing in May

International Spice, a successful comedy group in Nanjing, is proud to introduce its very first bilingual play, The Willing Take the Bait. The show...
Jinling Gold Foil

Gold! Always Believe in Your Soul; You’re Indestructible

But once a year, the heavyweights in the Jiangsu world of arts and crafts gather for a smorgasboard of backslapping and celebration of what...

Local Firm Brings Audio Visual Control Services to the World

Nanjing-based Audio, Video and Control solutions and services company PIONE, sat down with reporters from 1865’s Jiangsu Cultural Industry Association, to chat about 21st...
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