November 13, 2012No Comments

Pic of the day: Backlog of packages engulfs delivery company

China’s package delivery industry feels the impact of the country’s online shopping spree. User @梁大大大豪 reported on Sina Weibo, a popular social media site similar to Twitter and Facebook, “This is what Shentong (Note: a Chinese package-delivery company) across the street looked like when I arrived at my company in the morning. They say it started handling packages at [...]

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November 30, 20114 Comments

Photos: ‘Radish Rush’ – Daylight robbery of farmer in trouble

From NetEase and Caijing This year, farmer Han Gang reaped a bumper harvest from his over 80 mu (5.3 hectares, or 13.2 acres) farm in a village to the north of Zhengzhou, the capital city of central China’s Henan province, where he grows sweet potatos and daikon radish. However, the bountiful radishes, each weighing as [...]

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January 16, 2011One Comment

McDonald’s repackages itself and branches out in China to lure Chinese young middle-class

Yang Yang walked slowly down an aisle about six meters long. The wall on the side is embossed with several ice cream cones with doodles of English words on the wooden “cones.”  Rows of stylish armchairs and leather ice cream chairs sit at the end of the aisle. Cozy yellow light is shed onto the [...]

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