sent down girls
by Steven Schwankert
Joan Chen sweeps awards with directorial debut
In Short: May 7
- 11, 1999
E-conomy, virus outbreak,
socking it away, net rumors, online piracy, better than viagra...
FYI: Chinese booksellers
websites of two large Chinese bookstores,
one in Beijing and one in Shanghai.
Ask Ayi: Abacus Ayi
Despite the decline in the observance of traditional
Chinese cultural holidays, the comrade still wants his foreign friends
to be able to answer redundant and boring questions about them.
Best Bite: Spring pancakes
A fresh and delicious snack for the
Book Scene: China Chic
by Valerie Steele and John S. Major
China Chic presents a solid overview of Chinese
fashion through the centuries, and details China's influence on such contemporary
designers as John Galliano, Christian Lacroix and Anna Sui