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魔鬼 WEARS PRADA: Even with Slowed Growth China Mints 40,000 New Millionaires

China created 40,000 new millionaires in 2013, bringing the total to 1.09 million, according to a new study

CNBC reports: The growth of 3.8 percent is a bit of an improvement from last year’s 3 percent gain. 343 more words


Season 2

Previously, on “The Chronicles of Cheng Laoshi”:

First, I spent three weeks of summer vacation trekking across China’s southwest Yunnan Province, a region famous for its constantly cool temperatures, (often exploited and fetishized) ethnic minorities, and lush scenery. 1,123 more words

Since I've arrived here


Everything is going well, even in Business Math class (think I did well in the first quizz) !!
If I was to put the last few weeks in a few words, it would be something along the lines of : eating, busy, spending (kinda done on that side now), sweating less (I am getting used or it’s getting colder…) and meeting people. 535 more words


Foshan's ancestral temple : between folklore and Taoist gods

One of the main reason to head over to Foshan’s ancestral temple or ‘Zumiao’ (祖庙) is to admire a jewel of architecture. It is considered along with the… 756 more words


Island Tang: Way Too Expensive

港島廳 Island Tang
2/F, The Galleria Plaza, 9 Queen’s Road Central,, Central
(852) 2526 8798

Hong Kong

Pearl River Delta governments axe cross-border air quality index

Governments in the Pearl River Delta area have axed the decade-old regional air-quality index in favour of an online platform offering pollutant concentration readings that has been criticised as hard to understand. 479 more words

Air Quality

Journalists Detained in China

BEIJING— Brian Spegele reports: Police detained at least two editors and other employees at a major Chinese business news website and placed them under investigation for suspected extortion, state media reported,  420 more words