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China needs no excuses like the phrase ‘That’s China’

I arrived without incident in Shanghai Tuesday afternoon after a 14 ½ hour flight from Newark. The flight was just the way I like them – nice and boring. Before leaving I had decided to take the train to my … Continue reading

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This is not your grandfather’s China

It isn’t even the China I grew up learning about. China is a country with a more than 5,000 year old history. Americans (and Westerners in general) older than 30 grew up with the idea of ‘Red China’. The advancing … Continue reading

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Hong Kong IS China

Even though I’ve been here less than 24 hours my initial impressions of Hong Kong are that it is much more Chinese than I anticipated.   Now that might seem a bit strange but I had the idea that the British … Continue reading

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