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China slams cyberattacks after Sony job leads US to ask for help

The United States asked China for help in blocking cyberattacks emanating from North Korea, officials told CNN and the New York Times in the wake of the attack on Sony Pictures that the U.S. 673 more words

China's largest coal power plant violating air pollution levels every week

Waigaoqiao plant in Shanghai releasing dangerous nitrogen oxides in excess of national emission standards, study finds

China’s largest coal-fired power plant has been violating national emission standards for chemicals that cause dangerous fine particulate matter pollution, official figures show. 527 more words

Air Quality

A Blast From The Past: Dos And Don'ts of Chinese Etiquette

As previously mentioned, I went to Beijing in July 2009 as part of a school trip at the height of swine flu. It was a massive culture shock to say the least; the very tip of the iceberg being how seriously they treated swine flu while it was the subject of mock and ridicule in my homeland. 418 more words

International Travel

China’s foreign ministry urgently summoned a senior Angolan diplomat, to protest Angola’s mass arrest of Chinese citizens on Friday. Angolan police arrested hundreds of Chinese citizens without first verifying their identities in an operation that aimed to investigate illegal immigration on Friday, the Xinhua News Agency reported. 134 more words


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“Do you know how smart I am in Spanish?”

I loved this monologue from ABC’s Modern Family, spoken by Gloria, a Colombian wife of Jay and the mother of Manny. 478 more words