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China's publishing industry booming over past 40 years

China has seen rapid growth in its publishing industry over the past four decades, with the number of publishing houses increasing from 105 to over 580, data from National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/11/11 10:02:17

Beijing Maxim's: a miniature of China's reform and opening-up

When a century-old French restaurant chose to land in Beijing in the early 1980s, a time when China's reform and opening-up policy was just implemented for a few years, it had not only brought a culinary breakthrough in the Chinese mainland, but also served as the model of a fashion and cultural enlightenment.
Source: Global Times | 2018/10/28 18:43:40

Behind the current wave of stereotypes against Northeasterners is a bitter story of China's rust belt

The Embassy of Sweden in Beijing might have been bewildered by growing demands from Chinese online users recently that they should discipline “Swedish people” who steal green beans and bananas in South China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/5/9 21:43:40

China's education system shows significant progress: World Bank

The school system in China has seen "significant progress" in the quality of its education, according to a World Bank report Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/16 8:56:32

Western fast food: curiosity to part of daily life

McDonald's, the well-known Western fast-food brand born in the US state of Illinois in 1955, entered the Chinese mainland in 1990, when people considered such food an exotic experience provided by China's reform and opening-up. The US food giant picked Shenzhen, the policy's test ground, as its launch pad.
Source: Global Times | 2018/2/12 21:08:40