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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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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


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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Xian - Day 3

Day 9 on our grand Chinese adventure and our last day in Xi’an before flying to Chengdu/Panda land.

Today was somewhat a day of additional new activities that weren’t things we had planned to come to China specifically for but were added on during my extensive planning stage with some help of our guide. 1,338 more words


Tang Dynasty Show and Dumpling Banquet

Check out what we did during the day

Xi’an is relaxed. No matter how much you try and squeeze in it still feels relaxed. We managed to have a rest after our day with the warriors before we headed back out into Xi’an night life to experience the Tang Dynasty Show and Dumpling dinner. 264 more words


Xi'an - Day 2

After our action packed evening we had a good sleep and a later start so we were refreshed and ready to go. We were also very excited as today was the day we were going to see the Terracotta Warriors. 723 more words


The 7th Annual G(irls)20 Summit 2016 to be held in China

The 7th Annual G(irls)20 Summit will be held in China, the 2016 G20 Host Country.

Designed G20 style, the G(irls)20 Summit brings together one delegate from each G20 country, plus a representative from the European and African Unions, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the MENA region. 52 more words