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  1. Lifestyle - Travel - TRAVEL

    ESF teacher's quest to visit every province in China

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... threatening. Not a single time did I feel I might be attacked or robbed. The attention I got was always welcoming and friendly. It was just a bit overwhelming at times." From eating goat's ... interesting provinces. The attention I got was always welcoming and friendly... It was just a bit overwhelming at times Chris Taylor, teacher and author "China at its best is great. ...

  2. Web users blase about breakthroughs

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... pointed to lingering problems such as government corruption and territorial disputes. 'What's the point of all this?,' asked a web user known as Huopindang. 'With no friends ... on the government to instead focus more on 'matters happening on earth', such as stabilising domestic inflation, stepping up food safety and protecting the environment. 'It looks like ...

  3. In pursuit of harmony

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... groups in harmony. The first is the 'Three Harmony'. These animals are part of the cycle of four of the five elements in the environment: wood, fire, metal and water. Earth, the fifth element, shares the same cycle as fire. The four groups of friends are: the rat, dragon and monkey; the tiger, horse and dog; the ox, snake and rooster; and the rabbit, sheep and pig. The next ...

  4. Pearl of China

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Last Empress and Empress Orchid). She has now turned her attention to Pearl Buck, the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Good Earth who was born and raised in China. In certain respects, Min ... the final years of Buck's life in America. Min too concentrates on Buck's relationship with China, narrating this through a childhood friend, Willow Yee. Buck emerges as a rebel: against ...

  5. Bully in a China shop

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on economic management, even though most of it doesn't work. And always enthusiastic to make friends with the neighbours, and not just the troublesome ones. Since US Secretary of State Hillary ... on earth. The gap between rich and poor is one of the largest in the developed world. America also prints money, manipulating the value of its currency. And it is not even very free. In the press ...

  6. Bringing memories back home to share

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... grounds on the banks of the Yellow River, the yellow earth, a single red dot in the sky, rapids in the stream, this never-ending road. That's why I eventually decided to enrol in the only ... and at ARTSingapore [Asia's longest-running contemporary art fair]. It was quite successful. What do you plan to do in China? Many of my friends who moved abroad 20 or 30 years ago have come back ...

  7. New maritime clash threatens Sino-Japan ties

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of halting exports of rare earth minerals. But bilateral ties have improved following a massive earthquake off the coast of Japan in March, which saw China provide aid. A series of high-level ... 'Noda may not be as friendly to China as expected,' Yang Bojiang said. 'The latest arrest is adding frost to the snow.' ...

  8. The tough times make me feel alive

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... surveying them on Google Earth, as intriguing as that may be), and then camping on the sides of mountains in the snow under the stars. I relish the unpredictability of adventures- I don't know ... quite monotonous landscapes, lost in my own thoughts, sometimes growing very bored of my own company. I will be doing this expedition with my friend Leon- great for companionship- but no doubt ...

  9. Going out

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 8pm, Tai Po Civic Centre, 12 On Pong Rd, Tai Po, HK$100 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Debussy and Friends Pianist Francois Chaplin gives a recital of works by Debussy and other composers ... required. Inquiries: 2582 0200 Night on Earth Jim Jarmusch's anthology about five taxi drivers in different cities and their remarkable fares on the same night. In English, German, Italian, ...

  10. Venturing capitalists

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a keen-looking dragon embracing a golden Earth. Adjoining the premises, China's Cosco, the world's second-largest shipping company, has 40,000 square metres of space in which to organise its ... money from a friend and opened a store. After a while, I became a wholesaler. I was importing 100 containers per year, as there was no competition. Later on, I diversified my business.' ...




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