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The Book on Guanxi
By     |    Sep 21, 2009   
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Guanxi:中国改变世界?

那天我在英文商业书的新书架上,注意到一本书的书名特别奇怪,叫做《Guanxi》,打开一翻,原来里头全是教外国人在中国做买卖的实用知识。从我这个中国人的角度,这本书的内容也可说得上是相当全面了,由各省的环境物产一直谈到中国人的心理学,几乎所有刚刚抵达中国这片土地的老外所需要知道的事情,它全都粗略囊括进去了。问题是它为什么要用“关系”的英文音译来做书名呢?莫非它的作者认定“关系”才是和中国人打交道的终极诀窍?放下这本书,我再四处看看,赫然发现同类的书还有不少,并且不约而同地强调了“关系”的重要。

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Paris
By     |    Aug 2, 2009   
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二十一世纪的世界公民是“文化混血”

7月30日,《凤凰网》以《一个法国人的中国观察》为题转引了一位在华法国人关于“世界公民”观点的博客文章。这位名叫何诺的作者,在他题为《我们是谁?》的文章中提出他关于“我们”、“你们”的理解,以及一个在中国的老外所体会的“内外观”。

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By     |    Sep 5, 2008   
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How U.S. Students Describe China

"Welcoming", "Diverse", "Voluminous", "Intellectually stimulating", "Spirited", "Crowded", "Honest", "Cyclical", "Inspiring", "Amazing opportunities"..., are the word for China.

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Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony
By     |    Sep 2, 2008   
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T. Friedman remarks on Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics

Thomas L. Friedman, the author of The World is Flat, made some interesting remarks when he was watching the Opening Ceremony of Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. According to the program, the winner of three times of Pulitzer Prize said: look at the strength of this country, and, we shall send our children to learn Chinese.

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