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Prepare for the coming National Day travel

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The National Day for China is celebrated every year on October 1 and it is a public holiday.  in the People's Republic of China to celebrate their national day. For most of institutions or government offices, employees would have 3 days during the holiday season. In most areas, the 3-day is usually connected with the weekends ahead and after, hence people can enjoy a 7-day holiday from Oct. 1st to 7th that is the well-known “Golden Week”. This is the longest public holiday except the Spring Festival holiday. With clear weather and cool-down temperature, the holiday is a popular period for travel.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 14:57 Read more...
 

China's heat wave expected to break in mid-August

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Nanjing, nicknamed one of Three furnaces in China, will approach its hottest season each year. Over recent years, hot weather doesn't just involve the capitol city but including every neighbor cites including Suzhou, Shanghai, Hangzhou. More scorching temperatures may just passed, at long last, some relief is on its way for sweltering South China.

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China's soccer shame

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China's soccer team has been called the national shame. We can also say that Chinese soccer fans are the most tolerant comparing with fans in other countries.

Their joy knows no bounds when the China wins, because victory has always been an elusive luxury for the mediocre national men's team of talented but unprofessional players. And they keep their frustrations in check when China loses and, without complaining much, pin their hopes on the next game.

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China's new public washroom standarts

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Want a job on your resume that'll raise eyebrows? Apply to become a "stink assessor" for China's notoriously noxious public washrooms.

Applicants for such a position should be younger than 30, have no history of nasal disease and avoid tobacco, pungent food and drink before and during the assessment, the country's ministry of health announced this week.

The new rules - issued Thursday for public feedback before they are revised and enforced later this year - also specify the number of flies permitted: three per square meter in a stand-alone bathroom and just one per square meter in a bathroom inside another building. As for maggots - zero tolerance.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 17:38 Read more...
 

Don't forget your St. Valentine's Day

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Chinese Valentine's DayFebruary 14 is approaching and don't forget to prepare your Valentine's Day flowers or gifts for your lover/lovers!

In Jiangsu's cities, Valentine's Day is celebrated by people, including expatriates and many younger Chinese locals. You will see a lot of celebrations in different locations in public or private. The cities with a big expat community like Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Changzhou, Nantong and Yangzhou will see increased crowd in gift shops or other stores. Wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Valentine's Day!!!

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2013 15:15 Read more...
 


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