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My favorite novelty ice cream

Two summers ago I was in Beijing for an ‘intensive/advanced’ language program. In reality this meant I was spending four hours a day in a classroom on the fourth floor of an old, un-air conditioned building, counting down the minutes until  I could eat at the 餐厅 and speak in English. 535 more words

Ice Cream


Wha gwan guys!

Thanks to facebook memories I was reminded of an article I wrote about my first time traveling to China as an exchange student 4 years ago. 750 more words


Buddhism: Religion, Philosophy, or Spirituality?

When I visited New York a couple of months ago, a student at Columbia University asked me this question: Would you consider Buddhism a religion or philosophy? 689 more words

Personal Reflection

Are fears of mass unemployment in China overblown? | Reuters

Despite its sputtering economy – or perhaps because of it – China’s labor market may be able to provide more jobs for laid off workers than many think. 310 more words

China Alert

Imprisoned Shanxi Doctor Suddenly Dies, Leaving Many Questions Unanswered

June 23, 2016 | By a Minghui correspondent in Shanxi Province

(Minghui.org) Mr. Wang Jigui from Yangquan City sounded upbeat and healthy when he called his family from Jinzhong Prison on May 26 of this year. 238 more words

Human Rights

China's Manufacturing Companies Need To Build A Brand - Single Economies Need To Develop

Squeezed by cheaper locations (e.g. Vietnam) refrigerator factories like Haier Group to the cotton mills of textile giant Shandong Ruyi Technology Group need to establish a valuable brand to enter the next stage of corporate development. 328 more words