Daily Archives: January 11, 2010

Who’s Sleeping Now?

By Thomas L. Friedman Published: January 9, 2010 C. H. Tung, the first Chinese-appointed chief executive of Hong Kong after the handover in 1997, offered me a three-sentence summary the other day of China’s modern economic history: “China was asleep … Continue reading

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China faces 24M bride shortage by 2020

A study predicts that China faces 24M bride shortage by 2020. Hmmmmm .. my pumpkin .. I have long envisioned sending my babe back to China, feeling she would easily scope up up a Chairman or PM as husband. By … Continue reading

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A bond

5% Crisp Gold Loan 1912 (as 财政总长) #270 £20 (00,001 to 32,500); issued 32,500 #271 £100 (00,001 to 26,000); issued 26,000 #272 £500 (0,001 to 2,000); issued 2,000 #273 £1,000 (001 to 750); issued 750 I purchased this from Smythe. The £10,000,000 … Continue reading

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Hong Kong newspapers 香港報紙列表

資料來自 Wiki: 蘋果日報 東方日報 太陽報 明報 星島日報 成報 香港經濟日報 信報財經新聞 南華早報 South China Morning Post 都市日報 頭條日報 Am730 英文虎報

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Feast of the Seven Fishes

Italian Americans celebrate Christmas Eve, also known as the vigil (La Vigilia), with a Feast of the Seven Fishes (festa dei sette pesci). The feast is largely believed to be an authentically Italian tradition but, while it is true that … Continue reading

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