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Jamil & Alia Juma: How Canadian siblings behind Juma clothing line breaking into the market in China

Jamil and Alia Juma are poised to expand their fashion and lifestyle brand, but breaking into the Chinese market comes with unique challenges.

BEIJING—It’s the first day of Juma Studio’s pop-up presentation at the Four Seasons hotel in Beijing and nothing is ready. 326 more words

Canada

Pandas!

Again, sorry for the delay in getting this out been a busy month! We snuck in a trip to London to celebrate Valentine’s day which I might put a post up about shortly. 557 more words

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ArchNet: Amin Mosque - Turfan, China

Two kilometers east of the Silk Road town of Turfan stands the Amin Mosque with its monumental minaret, the tallest in China. The mosque was built in 1779 during the Qing Dynasty in memory of the Uygur King Amin Khoja (also known as Imin Khoja, Emin Hejo, or Emin Hedro) by his son King Suleiman.

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Commemorative Stamp issued by Chinese Government for Dr. Shaf Keshavjee

Chinese postage stamp with Shaf Keshavjee and Jingyu Chen, to commemorate the first successful lung transplant surgery in the country, 2005 (Photo Zahur Ramji)

Stamp issued by Chinese govt when Shaf Keshavjee and Chinese colleague completed 1st double lung transplant in China…

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Canada

Leshan & Dafo

Our first day in our final city. A day I had been waiting for most of the trip to come, the reason I rebuilt this whole trip myself rather than booking onto a pre-booked tour, to visit Dafo in Leshan – the giant Buddha. 877 more words

Asia

Harvard grad Rahim Mawji named inaugral Schwarzmann Scholar to attend Tsinghua University, Beijing

Six Harvard students have been selected to attend Tsinghua University in Beijing as part of the inaugural class of Schwarzman Scholars.

The new, one-year master’s degree program is designed to assist future leaders who are now pursuing public policy, economics and business, or international studies and who wish to tackle the many challenges facing China’s rapidly changing political, economic, and social landscape and ultimately build greater understanding and closer relationships between 21st-century China and the world. 79 more words

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