In China, The Weekend That Never Was

How would you feel about a long weekend that included Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday?  Would it change matters much if you were told that you had to work the preceding Saturday and Sunday to make …

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Bo Guagua – The Prodigal Melon

Did Bo Guagua, the 24-year old son of Bo Xilai, inadvertently destroy his father’s career? Major international outlets have reported that the suspicious death of Neil Heywood, a Brit who had been described as Guagua’s …

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Shanghaiers' Greatest Regrets

What do you regret most about love? Career? Kids? Life?  These are heavy questions, but over 1,400 Shanghaiers ventured an answer in a survey by Chinese-language Life Weekly magazine. Surprisingly, residents of this glistering and …

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Voices – What Brand is Your iPhone?

Xu Weihua (@徐卫华), a mobile Internet analyst, tweets: “I heard that Apple’s CEO Cook was very happy with his trip to China, because he saw a lot of people on the streets using iPhones. There are …

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