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世界杯: In Xinhua Square

June 19th 2010
Watching the World Cup (世界杯) in Xinhua Square Xinhua Square is a large park in downtown commercial Huhehaote. I knew that people went there to roller-blade and fly kites; what I didn't know was that, since the World Cup started, it has been a meeting place for large crowds to come watch the matches. How I ended up there tonight was pure chance. I had gotten up today to meet ... 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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