Author Archives: Jeremy Goldkorn

Big in China

An adapted excerpt from Big In China: My Unlikely Adventures Raising A Family, Playing The Blues and Becoming A Star in China, just published this month. Author Alan Paul tells the story of arriving in Beijing as a trailing spouse, starting a blues band, raising kids and trying to make sense of China.

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Holding up half the search engine

Al Jazeera’s Melissa Chan talks to Baidu’s female vice president of search technologies Wang Mengqiu on the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.

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Say hello to Low-Carbon Chen!

Chen Guangbiao, the billionaire chairman of a Jiangsu-based recycling company, has changed his name to Low Carbon Chen.

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Swimsuit contest to enter college

Today the front page of Hubei newspaper Chutian Jinbao is a hodgepodge of news, a wonderful snapshot of contemporary China:

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Chinese website goes after U.S. Amb. Huntsman for “cheerleading” protests

Today, M4.cn published a story and video showing U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. at Wangfujing on Sunday afternoon, when the “jasmine protests” were supposed to take place. The video was also posted to Youtube.

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Blowing up the school

An early episode of Kuang Kuang’s diary, the animated series recently famous for its “bunnies gone wild” Spring Festival episode.

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Master’s Program on Contemporary Development of China Open for Applications

Beijing Normal University (BNU) will launch a Master’s program on Contemporary Development of China for international students in Fall 2011.

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Failed jasmine protests in China and the government’s fears

The jasmine revolution doesn’t come to China, but the government isn’t taking any chances.

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The Chinese are coming!

In the first part of the BBC Documentary: “The Chinese Are Coming”, Justin Rowlatt travels across Southern Africa to investigate Chinese migration to Africa.

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Boom boom boom: The Year of the Rabbit

A video by Jonah Kessel and friends of the fireworks in Beijing set off to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Rabbit.

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