by Geremie R. Barme
China's State-run press has become dramatically more dynamic since
the dark days of the (1966-76) Cultural Revolution, when Chinese
newspaper editors did everything they could to keep readers from
knowing too much...
Le : September 10 - 16, 1999
BEIJING'S BEST DAILY EVENTS GUIDE!
The Picks , Art
Scene, Cinema Scene, Exhibition
Stage Scene, Kids
Classifieds: Jobs, jobs, jobs...
Seeking embassy project officer, public relations manager, Spanish-English translator,
art gallery staff, marketing staff
Offered, Employment Sought,
Housing Available/Sought, Services,
MAKING FRIENDS WITH CHINESE PEOPLE
friendship in China means never having to say 'I'm sorry', 'thank you', or 'please'. This is China, not Japan where every sentence must begin and end with an apology.
MY SON LU XUN
Every year when the Nobel Prize committee convenes to choose the
laureate for literature, the name of the early 20th-century Chinese
writer Lu Xun comes up. As his work is inaccessible to us Chinese
illiterates, please edify me on the significance of this famous
Schlock! Visual chaos! Average Food! BEER
by Hu Yue
Translations from the Chinese press
Fire in the Hole, Auspicious Nuptials, Inauspicious
Diet, Lion Kings, Church Ruins, Tragedy of the Commons
FYI: On the Move
Perhaps it's mere coincidence, but it seems
a lot of laowai have been moving house in the lead up to National
Day. Local moving companies are a cheap and convenient option for
moving your possessions, whether household goods or office equipment.
STREET PUNK VS. BOOKWORM The cartoon saga