Hong Kong democracy protests: Live Report

Source: sg.news.yahoo.com

Not reported by CCTV at all.

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Studio interview: Changing marriage values – CCTV News – CCTV.com English

For more on this issue, I’m now joined in the studio by Liu Shinan, a senior columnist with the China Daily newspaper.

Source: english.cntv.cn

Is Chinese marriage getting more like Western countries? What are the Chinese characteristics of marriage?

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First prison themed restaurant opens in Tianjin

Customers dine in the first prison themed restaurant of China’s Tianjin, Sept 6, 2014.

Source: usa.chinadaily.com.cn

Why would people want to eat in a prison themed restaurant? Go figure.

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IHG launches HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts – YouTube

IHG’s China CEO, Keith Barr, discusses our newest brand, HUALUXE Hotels & Resorts.

Source: www.youtube.com

An interesting concept: Luxury with an accent on Chinese culture.

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Bloody Brawl Breaks Out During Military Training — at a Chinese High School

Chinese social media can’t agree whether to blame an out-of-control military or spoiled youth.

Source: www.foreignpolicy.com

The first year students here just completed their first of two weeks of mandatory military training. Lots of marching and shouting.

 

No violence in Jinan. All’s well here.

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Leaning In — to Chinese Corruption

Looks can be deceiving. In China, official bribery — even exchanging sex for power — is still too normal.

Source: www.foreignpolicy.com

According to this article, in China female government officials are just as likely to be corrupt as men.

 

Since many of my female students are willing to plagiarize, I’m not shocked. Disappointed, but not shocked.

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Learning to Read Chinese

She offers a very good method. She’s written a book, but I’d prefer a series of videos like this.