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By     |    Jul 15, 2006   
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KFC Overdone!

The famous fast food company Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) was under fire for its controversial video advertisment showing an old Taoist surrounded by his apprentices enjoying chicken burgers and claiming it as a masterpiece. China Daily has this report citing China Business Post. The article on this weekly financial post criticizing KFC for dishonoring Chinese history and culture. KFC entered China in 1987, and opened its first shop on November [...]

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By     |    Mar 27, 2006   
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Translated books are flying off!

Xinhuanet quoted an article on China Daily talking about the current situation of translated books in the Chinese book market: (BEIJING, March 25) Translated books are flying off the shelves of Chinese bookstores, a sign that converted reading material is becoming a booming market in the nation. Chinese readers are opting to cosy up with titles like “Harry Potter” and “The Half-Blood Prince”, “The Da Vinci Code” and “My Life” by [...]

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