Archive from October, 2007
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By     |    Oct 29, 2007   
Posted in: Education     |    No Comments

More Chinese students choose EU over U.S.

According to China Daily on Oct. 24, “the European Union leads the United States as a destination for Chinese students“. The number of Chinese students studying in EU universities given by Jan Figel, the European Commissioner for Education, Training and Youth, was a record high of 120,000 in 2006. And, “the European Union is planning a “blue card” to lure highly skilled migrants by offering financial and housing benefits, and [...]

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Chinese Beauty
By     |    Oct 21, 2007   
Posted in: Chinese Culture     |    4 Comments

Chinese Perspetives on Attraction and beauty

This article was seen on China Culture website. Under the column Chinese Way and entitled Secret of Attraction, it is talking about the Chinese perspectives on attraction and beauty. It covers from facial features to inner temperament. The picture of the ancient Chinese beauty is from the same article on China Culture. Secret of Attraction Feminine beauty has been celebrated over the centuries in China and the perception is ever-evolving, but an [...]

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By     |    Oct 9, 2007   
Posted in: China and the World, 中文文章     |    No Comments

搜狐上的“老外看中国”

中国人越来越注意世界如何看自己。一说又是“面子”的事,其实还是自信了!那个“面子”易让人在发现不足时陷入自卑,转而又会表现为极度的自负,实不可取!能以平常心与人做比较,以期完善自己,说明稳健了许多!时下网络中常见以“外国人看中国”为题的文章,且在搜狐网,新浪网,新华网,人民网等都很常见。

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By     |    Oct 7, 2007   
Posted in: Intercultural Issues     |    No Comments

AFS to Celebrate Its 60th Anniversary

AFS Intercultural Programs, one of the world's largest international student exchange organizations, will host the World Peace Forum, a one-day conference, on Saturday, October 27 at Columbia University in New York City. The forum will feature presentations and panel discussions with a number of high-profile diplomats, educators, film-makers and world leaders and is the keynote event of the organization's 60th anniversary celebration in New York City on October 26-28, 2007.

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