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The Manila Times
Sights and sounds of scintillating Shanghaiwith a desire to see the famed city whose grandeur, from readings I had done, I
Sights and sounds of scintillating Shanghai
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
with a desire to see the famed city whose grandeur, from readings I had done, I had learned as dating back to the Five Dynasties of the 16th century. But more than seeing Shanghai and knowing it is a passion to discover how much transformed it... Read more
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Namibia Economist
How to transform a classic, sprawling Chinese novel into an operadies, its wealth and power ebbs away. Reading the novel is both a treat and a
How to transform a classic, sprawling Chinese novel into an opera
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 days ago
dies, its wealth and power ebbs away. Reading the novel is both a treat and a challenge. This expansive saga presents charming characters, especially women, but it is arduous work to know who’s who—there are at least 700 characters, and over 30... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A Chinese dynasty with a 21st-century outlooktried to capture the spirit of the moment: “China will not be bullied again, an
A Chinese dynasty with a 21st-century outlook
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
tried to capture the spirit of the moment: “China will not be bullied again, and the dream of national rejuvenation is coming true.” For decades, China scrupulously followed the maxim of former leader Deng Xiaoping to “hide your strength, bide... Read more

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