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Getting to China

Jan 3, 2006
The technical team was first to arrive in Shanghai, for this final leg ...

Recording the Marketplace theme "in Chinese"

Dec 20, 2005
We finished the last bottle of water as the hour hand pointed to five. Five am. Luo Shoucheng had just carried the hand drums, which he'd borrowed...

Just because you're not paranoid doesn't mean they're not after you...

Dec 20, 2005
There’s something about our China project that’s been bugging me for a while. And I couldn’t really put my finger on in it until one night in...

Welder for Hire

Dec 14, 2005
In China when you need help with your business or your home, you go down to the labor market to hire somebody. To get a feel for how it works a...

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LUNCH ON THE SIDEWALK: How Embarassing!

Dec 13, 2005
When I was with our scouting team traveling in Wan Zhou for story about Three gorges Dam relocation of farmers, an environmentalist and an local...

Reading the Tea Leaves

Dec 9, 2005
I have no return story to tell when it comes to China. Everything was new to me from the minute I walked down the runway and settled in for the 13...

Working Out in Shanghai

Dec 8, 2005
The closer this project gets to deadline the more I have to work out, preferably every day to relieve the stress. So I joined my ambitious...