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Summer in Beijing

September 12th 2011
Hi, It’s Mid-autumn Day, a national holiday in China and a time when families get together to eat round “moon cakes” and wish each other long lives of good luck and happiness. 8th August was the first day of autumn, and I was told that it is often the beginning of the worst month of heat. Luckily August wasn’t paticularly bad this year. Before it ends, I’ll sum up summer in Beijing i ... read more
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Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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