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How to get around in China

Jul 6, 2011
In this episode from our video series, the China Survival Guide, host Kai Ryssdal explains how to get around in China by cab, train or subway
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How to navigate China as a pedestrian

Jul 6, 2011
In this episode from our video series, the China Survival Guide, host Kai Ryssdal explains how to get around in China by foot
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How to Navigate Chinese Cuisine

Jul 6, 2011
In this episode from our video series, the China Survival Guide, host Kai Ryssdal explains how to eat well when visiting China
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Audio Postcard: China's best economic indicator -- the people

Jun 10, 2011
The best way to find out how China works -- really works -- is to get out and about, as Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal came to find out on a Chongqing city bus.
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Why China's real estate market is booming

Jun 10, 2011
In China, homes are being built like they're going out of style -- and people are buying. From Shanghai, Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal discusses what's going on with China's real estate market and whether it's heading towards a bubble.
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Day Twelve: Notes on the way home

Jun 10, 2011
At the end of Marketplace's two week trip to China, host Kai Ryssdal reflects on how the country has changed since our first visit five years ago and why we decided to come back.
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Day Eleven: China's traffic

Jun 8, 2011
Navigating the roads in China's big cities can be a scary experience. Why has traffic gotten so bad in recent years?
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Day Ten: China's move from rural to urban

Jun 8, 2011
The Chinese government wants to move people from farm to factory to keep its economy growing. But with 800 million people out in the countryside, it's not an easy feat.
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Day Nine: Rolling with Harley-Davidson in China

Jun 7, 2011
Owning a Harley-Davidson in China is a status symbol for a small slice of the aspirational Chinese consumer.
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Day Eight: A visit to Shanghai's marriage market

Jun 6, 2011
Pressure to get married in China has given rise to a marriage market, a place where parents go to make a love connection for their unmarried children.
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Five years after reporting from China, Kai Ryssdal and a small team return to see what's changed.

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