China Sending Top Envoy to Taiwan

From the Straits Times: On November 3, the chairman of China’s Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait (Arats) Chen Yulin will visit Taipei to continue the second round of cross-straits talks. Chen will be the...

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China Considers Aid Program for Laid-off Workers

From the International Herald Tribune: As a result of the global economic downturn, the province of Guangdong may set up a fund to help newly unemployed factory workers. The proposal is believed to be in response to fears about...

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Chinese Youth Conflicted About Sex, Survey Finds

From Reuters: A recent survey revealed that though China’s young people are more open about sex than previous generations, reservations about one-night stands and homosexuality remain. “…more than 96 percent of...

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Salsa Fever Sweeps into China

From the International Herald Tribune: This week’s third annual China Salsa Congress in Beijing, which features four days of performances and competition, highlights the growing popularity of salsa in China. Salsa was...

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