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July 27, 2012

A Longtime Expat reflects on her love for Beijing

A Longtime Expat reflects on her love for Beijing Beijing Today April 20, 2012 By Wu Hao Elyse Ribbons, a radio host at China Radio International, is proud of her Chinese name, Liu Suying. “Su is a middle name meaning simplicity and plainness, related to nature,” she said. “And ying sounds like cherry blossoms but [...]

July 26, 2012

a random bit of funny: Disney’s moral lessons

What Disney Princesses Teach Girls – Boing Boing

July 24, 2012

On Serious Newscasting in China

Recently I took the broadcasting newscaster Summer course at the Communications University (传媒大学) in the hopes of improving my Chinese and getting a better grasp of the grooming process for mainland news media personalities. Started the course with bare basics of Mandarin (ie: bo po mo fo) which was all new to me — learning [...]