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Throwback Monday! - Summer 2013 IMBA in China

IMBA ’13 outside the Shanghai Museum

The school year is winding down and amidst the celebrations, job search panic, studying, and final projects, many of us are reflecting on our overall BU MBA experiences over the last 1-2 years.  945 more words

Chinese cup auctioned for record-breaking $36M

HONG KONG (AP) — A Shanghai collector bought a rare Ming Dynasty cup that’s touted as the “holy grail” of China’s art world for $36 million at a Hong Kong auction on Tuesday, smashing the previous world record price for… 388 more words


As the ankle turns

I sprained my left ankle over the weekend. I wish I had a good story to go with it — that it happened as I pushed a child out of the path of a moving bus, or dove to catch a 500-year-old Ming Dynasty vase that was falling from a shelf. 355 more words


Made in China: an imperial Ming vase

Yu-Ping Luk, Exhibition Project Curator, British Museum

Early last year, when the idea of a Spotlight tour to complement the BP exhibition Ming: 50 years that changed China… 616 more words


31. Into the Ming

Last Friday began before the morning birds even woke up. At 5am I had to crawl torturously exhausted, out of bed, prepare myself and get ready for a long tiring day. 1,127 more words

Among 1.3 Billion

Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Sun Yat Sen Garden is a real treasure in Vancouver. It is actually comprised of two sections: one is a public park with some walkways and views of a cloudy jade-green pond. 296 more words