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Don Lee: Generation Gap for Disney in China

From LA TIMES: GUANGZHOU, China ” Ever since Mickey Mouse visited Lin Huanbin’s school here last summer, telling fairy tales and passing out Mouseketeer certificates, the 11-year-old boy has been unable to get Mi Laoshu out of his mind. The boy loves the big mouse’s funny misadventures. He keeps a photo of Mickey and himself […]

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AFP:Men in China’s most modern city ageing early

From AFP via Yahoo News: BEIJING (AFP) – The percentage of men showing signs of early ageing in Shanghai, China’s most modern and one of its richest cities, has doubled over the past two decades, state media said, citing a survey. Symptoms of “male menopause,” which includes weariness, vesicular diseases and deteriorating sexual ability, trouble […]

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Ching-Ching Ni:Leader’s Biography a Hit in China

Though critics dismiss the Jiang book as propaganda, the public is glad to get any glimpse behind the nation’s great wall of secrecy. From LA TIMES: American businessman Robert Lawrence Kuhn said he wrote a biography of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin to shed light on this Asian nation. Instead, “The Man Who Changed China: […]

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No more U.N. food aid for China

From The AP, via SHANGHAI, China (AP) — The U.N. World Food Program is making its final food donation to China after more than 25 years of providing aid, the organization said Friday. A final delivery of 43,450 tonnes of Canadian wheat worth $7.2 million was due to arrive in the southern port of […]

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Mark Magnier: Flip Side to Fame in China

From LA Times: CHONGQING, China ” Tian Liang, 25, is handsome, tall and was, until recently, the pride of China. When he returned from the 2004 Athens Olympics with a gold medal for synchronized diving, his star appeal skyrocketed and advertisers banged on his door. Tian decided to take a breather, grab some endorsements and […]

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