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A Helping Hand

A devastating earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Wenchuan County of Sichuan Province in southwest China at 2:28 p.m. (local time) Monday 12th May 2008. The death toll has exceeded 12,000 by 4:00 p.m. (local time) this afternoon, [...]

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一衣带水的近邻,彼此间的距离却又仿佛相隔万水千山。当春暖花开的五月,中日两国领导人再次重逢,历史的烽火硝烟已渐渐散去,现在最需要的是重新打开一扇窗,发现日本,了解日本。它其实并不是我们过去想像的那样单一。大与小、灵与肉、贫与富、东与西、左与右,组成了这个矛盾的国度。

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2008
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皇帝的发现-中国茶文化的复兴

进入21世纪,喝茶在欧美重新流行起来。鉴于中国的日趋繁荣,专家们预料:欧洲城市的咖啡馆中有更多种类的茶叶可供选择的一天即将到来。德国《南德意志报》4日就此刊登一篇题为《皇帝的发现》的署名文章。

6 Mar
2008
interculture

Motivation to deceive influenced by cultural self-identity

The recent inaugural issue of the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication (JIIC) features five different research studies that focus on a wide array of communication issues, including the exploration of cultural differences in deception. According to the report on Yahoo News, "the study revealed that a persons motivation to deceive is influenced by his or her cultural self-identity as well as finding that ones cultural identity greatly influences whether or not a message was perceived to be deceptive."

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