Author: Sophia Cao
Sophia Cao is an undergraduate business student at Baruch College in New York. She is interested in Chinese culture and contemporary art, with a particular emphasis on multimedia.
From Reuters: Tibet protests bring out East-West divisions as tensions surface in Beijing. Political and cultural divisions persist in Beijing behind the scene of a so far relatively smooth summer games. A handful of pro-Tibet protesters have been swiftly detained, while many residents are annoyed at the foreign display in their city.
Dried bamboo shoots (笋干) are a popular specialty food product manufactured by hand in Yong’an (永安), Fujian in a back-breaking process few Chinese consumers of the snack appreciate. One photographer recently went to a bamboo mountain in Fujian last spring to document how the snack is made, via fengniao.com:
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