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By     |    Oct 15, 2006   
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Pekin(g) in Illinois

Really interesting to know that there is also a city of Pekin(g) in Illinois, USA: China used to be far away, the country at the bottom of the world. Certainly that must be how it seemed just 20 years ago in a place like Pekin, Ill., a city of 34,000 residents on the Illinois River that took its name from the Chinese capital in the 1820’s. According to local legend, Pekin [...]

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By     |    Sep 15, 2006   
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2006 Cross Culture Forum Held in Beijing

This post comes a little late, but the subject of this recent Forum held in Beijing is quite relevant to the theme of this blog in terms of cross-culture / intercultural matters. Below is part of the news report by Xinhuanet: The 2006 Cross Culture Communication Forum, organized by China Foreign Languages Publishing and Distribution Administration, also known as China International Publishing Group (CIPG), was held Thursday, August 31, 2006, in Beijing. [...]

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By     |    Apr 14, 2006   
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AFS Seminar on Intercultural Learning in Beijing

Beijing April 11, 2006: An intercultural seminar was held by AFS Intercultural Programs On April 11th at Jianguo Garden Hotel in Beijing, China to welcome AFS President Tachi Cazal’s visit. More than 50 people including professionals and experts in the intercultural realm, AFS returnees and volunteers and expatriates, and teachers and students interested in intercultural learning attended the seminar and participated in the discussions on the educational impact of international [...]

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