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Chinese food cooks better slowly

Lau Kin-Wai blames the rush of modernization on ruining Chinese cuisine.

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Sichuan Earthquake Survivors – Photos

In Dujiangyan, I met a group of migrant construction workers taking a lunch break. They have been working in the earthquake zone for a month now, working to clear out the thousands of tons of rubble the earthquake left behind. This man told me he would return to his home province Shaanxi in August, in time to help his family with the harvest.

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CBC gets permission to broadcast live from Tian’anmen

A roundup of the week’s sporting news from China.

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Perspective

Saudi Arabia and China: compare and contrast.

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Al Gore in Chinese

China Dialogue is a bilingual website about Chinese and global environmental issues. All the articles are published bilingually. In addition, comments are translated both from English to Chinese and vice versa. They have published an interview with Al Gore by … Continue reading

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Sohu translation job: correction

Errata: The recent advertisement on Danwei for Chinese to English and Chinese to French translation jobs at Sohu contained an error: the email address for applications is rosemaryliu@sohu-inc.com. Please note that they are looking for FULL TIME professional translators.

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Jiang Zemin’s works become bestsellers

An excited reader The Onion reports: Queues were reported in book stores around China as The Selected Works of Jiang Zemin, former Chinese President, went on sale on Thursday. Branches of the government-run Xinhua Bookstore chain have trucked in tens … Continue reading

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Fading ink in the China Daily: the decline of print media

Print or screen? The China Daily today published a report about the decline of Chinese newspaper advertising revenues, without mentioning anything about its own operations. The article opens with a quote from 25-year old office worker Ren Xin, who says … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking likes Chinese women, fears global warming

String theory and babes The China Daily’s weird way with words continues to amaze and delight. Stephen Hawking — probably the most famous physicist of all time after Albert Einstein — is in China, and this is how the august … Continue reading

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New ‘Rural Survey’ gets Premier’s approval

Li Qiang, pictured, is a sophomore majoring in journalism at Tsinghua University. Students at Tsinghua are encouraged to use their vacation time to conduct independent research, so Li, who grew up in the city, used his winter break to look … Continue reading

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