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In the neighborhood of the Forbidden City
In the neighborhood of the Forbidden City
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capitalism has taken root: the Forbidden City promenade shopping center?
capitalism has taken root: the Forbidden City promenade shopping center?
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As if we need reminding every twelve and a half seconds, the Olympics are in Beijing this summer.
As if we need reminding every twelve and a half seconds, the Olympics are in Beijing this summer.
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Mr. Mao rests in peace.  I agree with most about everyone I know in China: sure, he made a lot of horrible mistakes, but without him, could there ever have been a modern China?
Mr. Mao rests in peace. I agree with most about everyone I know in China: sure, he made a lot of horrible mistakes, but without him, could there ever have been a modern China?
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Smart card turnstiles.  The subway system is planning to go with integrated circuit chips instead of little paper tickets.
Smart card turnstiles. The subway system is planning to go with integrated circuit chips instead of little paper tickets.
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a sleek, modern car.  sorry for such a blurry picture; a year on and I am still trying to figure out this 'point-and-snap' camera.  Whoever invented the term 'idiot proof', of course, never had the pleasure of my acquaintance.
a sleek, modern car. sorry for such a blurry picture; a year on and I am still trying to figure out this 'point-and-snap' camera. Whoever invented the term 'idiot proof', of course, never had the pleasure of my acquaintance.
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The newest of the subway cars (like in Hong Kong) have maps that actively show you the route.  Don't hold your breath for New York and London to catch up.
The newest of the subway cars (like in Hong Kong) have maps that actively show you the route. Don't hold your breath for New York and London to catch up.
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Electronic boards tell entering passengers where the train is headed.
Electronic boards tell entering passengers where the train is headed.
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