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Sexy Mandarin
By     |    Jun 5, 2012   
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Sexy Mandarin

Found this in one of the tweets on Weibo, a twitter-like service provided by Sina, entitled Sexy Mandarin. The tweet says it is originally from Youtube. But the link actually takes to Youku, a Youtube-like service in China. The program is actually from the New Concept Mandarin. As the Chinese language is getting popular worldwide, we would expect more interesting Chinese language learning programs getting into existence. Have a look at the trailer of this 'unconventional' language program.

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By     |    May 15, 2011   
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余秋雨谈中国文化特点

余秋雨此前在国家汉办的一个专题讨论会上谈论中国文化时,认为: 中华文明博大精深,绵延5000年,一直延续至21世纪的今天,作为世界四大文明中唯一没有中断的文明,其生命根基源于中华文化的三大特点即三“道”,一是人格模式上的君子之道,二是思维模式上的中庸之道,三是行为模式上的礼仪之道。同时,他还用三个“缺少”辩证地分析了中华文化自身存在的一些不足,如缺少公共意识、缺少实证意识和缺少法制意识。

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sculpture of Confucius
By     |    Jan 15, 2011   
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A Sculpture of Confucius

A 9.5-meter bronze sculpture of Confucius was erected in front of the China National Museum on the east side of the Tian’anmen Square, facing the Tian’anmen Rostrum, marking the revival of  popularity of this ancient philosopher in recent years.

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吃玩睡
By     |    Aug 18, 2009   
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中国酒桌社交的江湖式诚信

别说外国人搞不懂,就是置身于酒桌社交中的国民,也常常深感既被酒桌社交所累,又常常难置身于外,否则,要么与社会格格不入,沦为孤家寡人,进而工作推动起来自然十分艰难。酒桌社交风潮之下,形成了许多灰色关系哲学,比如“酒杯一端,政策放宽;酒足饭停,不行也行;饭馆酒醉,不是也对”。灰色哲学的背后,终其根本在于一个“求”字,即有求一方向被求一方以酒饭表达原则之外的感情忠诚。

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