FEATURE STORY: The Clang of a Virtual Cash Register: Dangdang.com
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ZHAO LE: February 25 - March
BEIJING'S BEST DAILY EVENTS GUIDE!
Picks! Picks! Art Scene, Cinema Scene, Exhibition Scene,
Stage Scene, Kids Scene, Sports Scene
ZHAO LE: IN CHINESE!
SCENE CLASSIFIEDS: Jobs,
Employment Offered, Employment Sought, For Sale/Wanted,
Housing Available/Sought, Services, Personals, Announcements
COMRADE LANGUAGE: Family Matters
In English, your aunts are called aunts; uncles are uncles, and
cousins, cousins. In Chinese, everyone Might as well wear nametags
with their proper titles.
ASK AYI: Ayi Goes Bananas
Yesterday while buying bananas, the local in front of me paid ¥3
and I was asked to fork over ¥30. I was so mad I knocked over the
fruit stand. I realize I may have overreacted, but why should I
pay ten times more for the privilege of a big nose? What should
I do differently?
CULTURE SCENE: Deconstructing Wang
Alternating media with the finesse of a gunslinger,
artist Wang Jinsong sticks to his message: the world is a lovely,
BITES: Dai Family Village
Where Andrew Lloyd Webber Meets Yunnan Cuisine
IN SHORT ... From the Chinese Press
Infected Apes, Panda Poachers, Lottery Incites Riot, Presidential
Swindle, Death by Corruption, Web Rules Tighten
Forgot Valentine's Day? Stood your "significant other"
up and want to be forgiven? Or just want to brighten up your day
with fresh flowers?