Gombojavyn Mend-Ooyo, considered Mongolia’s poet laureate, is a proponent of holding on to the country’s nomadic culture. He has his work cut out for him.
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North Korean restaurant in Beijing: Where politics is on the menu
March 26, 2013 BEIJING — Wang Jianhua, the president of Shandong Gold Mining, is part of a new generation of middle-age Chinese executives going back to school. Once a month, he travels four hours by train from Shandong Province to Beijing to attend executive M.B.A. classes. “After the Cultural Revolution, a lot of people felt...
Zhongdian may be China’s official Shangri-La, but seekers of a mythical Himalayan paradise are more likely to find inspiration amid the sacred peaks of Yading
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Guangzhou's Little Africa: Chasing their slice of China's raging appetite, tens of thousands of African traders are settling uneasily in the ghettos of Guangzhou.
The heart of the art factory of the world, where it was estimated a few years ago that up to 60 per cent of the world’s replica oil paintings originate from
“Gambling on cockfighting is like a religion [in the Philippines] - Christianity first, then gambling. Pray for forgiveness on Sunday, then back here on Monday”
“Almost every one of the villages I visited in the six months I was setting up the centre had disabled young people because of Agent Orange,” says Nguyen.
Depressing realities of Mongolia's oldest mining town, where informal miners pull coal out of makeshift mines in -25 degree temperatures
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