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Thursday Sep 11 | The Economist

The making of China: Mighty Ming

FROM its early years the Ming dynasty was famous in the West for the magnificent-and inimitable-blue-and-white porcelain made in the imperial factories at Jingdezhen. European collectors discovered it while on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, took it home and mounted it in gold, believing it had magical qualities and could detect poison.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MoneyWeek

The most important question in investing, answered

At 7am on Saturday morning we were still in our hotel room at the China World Hotel, looking down on eight lanes of traffic, chock a block, and come to a dead stop. "The last century was America's century", says our Chinese colleague.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

South China Morning Post

Chinese students raise a stink after university orders them to take on janitor duties

'We're here to study, not clean!' students say after president orders them to take charge of cleaning dorms and toilets to build character A Chinese university's new policy demanding that students clean their own dormitories - including toilets - has caused a backlash, as pupils complained they should be there purely to study. Students of Nanchang University, a prestigious school in China's southeastern Jiangxi province, were put in charge of cleaning duties from September 1, the start of the term.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

South China Morning Post

Today in Photos, September 1

A woman wearing a mask depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands behind a mock telescope during a protest, while a worker scoops duckweed from the surface of a lake in Nanchang in eastern Jiangxi province, and more ... Freedom not fear - A woman wearing a mask depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands behind a mock telescope during a ... (more)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

MarketWatch

Caixin Online: China officials say cyanide found in dog meat sold to restaurants

A group of people allegedly ran a business selling meat from dogs that were poisoned - sometimes with cyanide - then stolen and sold to restaurants over two years, prosecutors said during a trial in the eastern province of Zhejiang.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Art Daily

Monumental Fencai vase leads Chinese Art Auction at Skinner on September 17

Skinner will hold an Asian Works of Art auction on September 17, 2014 in Boston, focusing on rare and important Chinese art, and featuring a monumental, Fencai, Imperial Qianlong period vase.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Art Daily

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Freeman's Asian Arts auction will kick off the 2014 autumn season on September 13 at 10am.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

China's Top Graft Buster Probing Thousands

NANCHANG, China-When Wang Qishan, China's top graft-buster, dispatched a dozen investigators to this south China river town last summer, his message was clear: The investigators should inspire "shock and awe" among local officials, according to an account posted on a government website.

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