Daily Archives: November 5, 2008

Journal of China Philately 中国集邮学报

  According to David Lu, his 中国集邮学报 that was re-launched on April 18, 2006 with 1,000 in circulation, cost HK$128 and US$25 had won Gold at the Israel and Czech’s World Philately within its category 以色列及捷克世界邮展中获文献类期刊组的镀金奖. He went on to … Continue reading

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Chaojia ..抄家

A very popular term during the Cultural Revolution, search somebody’s house and confiscate his property. Chairman Mao mobilized the students, who abandoned study and took to the streets as the terrifying Red Guards, setting out to destroy the Four Olds: … Continue reading

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The emperor

I opened my mailbox this morning, among other e-mails were these two: US got a black president, in a landslide election – It’s the Economy, Stupid .. Arsenic killed Chinese emperor – a yesterday’s news. China began the national program of … Continue reading

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