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Algal Bloom Turns Yellow Sea Green

The New York Times reports on this year’s summer algal bloom in the Yellow Sea, and the Qingdao tourists who seem to be enjoying the colorful shoreline: In what has become an annual summer scourge, the coastal Chinese city...

Cao Cao’s Tomb is a Fake

Danwei translates a Modern Express article on the disputed authenticity of Cao Cao’s tomb: Cao Cao was one of the three warlords competing for control of China after the downfall of the mighty Han empire (BC206 – AD...

The Standard: Commerce over culture

From the Standard: The idea of “money first, everything else second” now appears to have affected nearly everyone on the mainland. So don’t be surprised or upset when you find you have to pay a whole lot more for a ticket to visit a World Heritage site in China – or to discover that designation […]

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