The New Chinese News Agency (Xinhua) reported today on the situation facing college graduates in this country, and this was the most alarming statistic: the current job market has 1.66 million jobs for college graduates, but 4.13 million students will graduate this spring. That’s mind-boggling. Less than 20 years ago, only about 5% of high […]
Some of you may have read my post of April 26, 2006, titled "Boom! Then Rain" about how they seed clouds here to make rain. And after reading it, you perhaps thought that I was nuts, or delusional, or just plain making stuff up. Not so, my friends. Check out this article from the AP: […]
I’ve set up a photoblog to post pictures of the everyday stuff of Beijing—just interesting things that Beijing has to offer on a day to day basis. It’s called…well…Everyday Beijing–pictures of Beijing being Beijing and Beijingers being Beijingers. There is a link on the left that will take you there. Or you can click here.
No, not for me, for the trees!! This afternoon I went with a friend to the Summer Palace, one of my favorite spots in this city. On the edge of town, it’s a quiet oaisis of green and quiet. Well, as quiet as is possible, on a day when the sign at the entrance said […]