“Most immigrants who have a high level of education feel at home in Shanghai, a recent survey shows. … That means not many Shanghai residents today refer to immigrants as country potatoes.”
“Hong Kong and Shanghai are locked in an increasingly public struggle to become the main Chinese financial center as a top-level committee in Beijing prepares to meet this month to map out a national financial regulatory strategy.”
China’s People’s Daily newspaper said the commercial for chewing gum produced by Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. using the “March of the Volunteers” had “harmed the dignity of China.”
“TAOBAO.COM, China’s largest online auction site, has been sued for allegedly trading in stolen instant messenger accounts.”
“A HOST of China Central Television urged Starbucks to withdraw its outlet from the Forbidden City because its existence spoils Chinese culture, Beijing News reported today.”
“His action was prompted when his peers refused to believe that he had a handgun, media reports said yesterday.” That’ll teach them.
“China have made no secret of their desire to top the medal tally in Beijing, knocking the United States off its perch, and have been working to close the performance gap with the world’s best in key areas like athletics and swimming.”
“A Chinese journalist investigating the nation’s dangerous coal mining industry was beaten to death in northern China, his paper has said, amid reports a mine boss ordered the attack.”
“Bin Laden calls his terrorist brothers together and warns them: ‘China is the only country in the world which must certainly never be attacked, as the consequences will be devastating for the perpetrators.'”
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