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A magical evening with Quanxing

DISCLAIMER: Before you get too hung up on the title, let me just say that I usually try to distance myself from my PR days, and I wouldn’t break out that kind of cheese without a good reason. So I … Continue reading

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Tequila shots with Qianlong

The conventional wisdom is that China invented just about everything – gunpowder, paper, moveable type, the Lazy Susan, etc. But despite the Chinese’s inventive prowess, the following claim in the People’s Daily took me by surprise: Experts deduced that in … Continue reading

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