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Forbes: Shanghai, Beijing as world’s top emerging business centers


It was not surprising to see Forbes suggest that Shanghai and Beijing ranked highest in their recent survey measuring which cities are poised to become major global business capitals. They used a neat picture from Shanghai’s World Financial Center – … Continue reading

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Kentucky Fried Chicken, Beijing Style


KFC, Beijing Style Originally uploaded by JoeDuck My travel buddy and were talking about how much we were missing the China food even though at the time we were only moderately impressed. I sure miss the amazing diversity of Chinese … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympics Coverage basically rocks – so stop whining!


I’m really tired of people criticizing the technology behind the Olympics coverage, which has been spectacular on almost all fronts given NBC’s unprecedented “all events online” approach. Sure it’s unfortunate / frustrating to have some events delayed – especially here … Continue reading

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Beijing China Temple of Heaven


The Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China is one of Beijing’s top attractions for both foreign and local folks who come here to pray and play cards. China. Beijing. Temple of Heaven 842 Originally uploaded by JoeDuck I’m watching the … Continue reading

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Me and Mao, Forbidden City, Beijing China


Me and Mao, Forbidden City, Beijing China Originally uploaded by JoeDuck This is in front of the Meridian Gate, through which is the Forbidden City. Across the street is the world’s largest and in many ways most significant and controversial … Continue reading

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Beijing Meridian Gate, Forbidden City Entrance


Meridian Gate, Forbidden City Entrance Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Wikipedia History Meridian Gate guards the Forbidden City and is directly across from Tianenmen Square in the heard of Beijing. Although the gate offers a great view of the square, I’d … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympic Village … 4 months ago…


Olympic Village … 4 months ago… Originally uploaded by JoeDuck The Beijing folks are such amazing capitalists that they were literally selling off the Olympic Village housing complex as luxury apartments in April – about four months before the Olympics! … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympics Coverage = Awesome


OK, so I’ve got Gymnastics on the TV and Table Tennis early rounds on the computer.    HUGE kudos to NBC and Microsoft for providing such a superb streaming and downloadable video environment – this is definitely NOT your father’s technological … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony


Wow, I just finished watching the opening ceremony (recorded) which was absolutely spectacular.   It was fun to see the Birds Nest having just been there a few months ago, though I just missed getting a tour of the insdie … Continue reading

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Squid on a Stick – Wangfujing Street, Beijing China


Squid on a Stick – Wangfujing Street, China Originally uploaded by JoeDuck My China travel pal and I were talking about how we missed all the foods we sampled in China. At the time I was not all that impressed. … Continue reading

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