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About carolchl

Carol Chia Lee is a first-year graduate student who majors in Public Relations at University of Southern California. Gradated from the University of National ChengChi University, Carol earned her BA degree in Psychology in Taiwan. During her senior year in college, she was an exchange student to Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, France. Having experienced very different journey in the Europe, Carol decided to pursue her advance study in the States to better embrace diverse cultures.

China to Boost the Microchip Sector in Five Years

To develop its integrated circuit sector into an important industry, China plans to support the sector for the next five years, according to Xinhua News. With a potential market that is likely to reach about 50.54 billion U.S. dollars in … Continue reading

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China Plays an Important Role in Japan’s Tourism Recovery

Ever since China overtook Japan as the No.2 economy in the world, the world has been hectically discussing about the economic issues between the two countries. The March 11 earthquake and tsunami has even taken the topic to an extreme. … Continue reading

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Rural Land-Use Reform Forced the Eviction of Farmers?

With the rural land-use reform went wrong in China, the central government warned local authorities not to abuse the reform, asking them to take farmers’ rights as the first priority, according to CHINADAILY. Started in 2008, the reform aims to … Continue reading

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China’s Growing Economic Power Fuels Fear?

With China overtaking Japan as world’s No. 2 economy, we all saw how fast and strong the country’s economic power has grown. The country’s leading position is becoming even more influential as the financial world has undergone changes, including economic … Continue reading

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Buying a Lamborghini Is Not News; Smashing One Is.

Owning ultra-luxury cars used to be news when millionaires spent thousands of millions of dollars on buying them. However, you haven’t heard the news when you find out someone actually smashed his Lamborghini, priced up to $700,000 in China, just … Continue reading

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Barbie Had a Tough Time Pursuing Her Shanghai Dream?

Mattel Inc., the largest toymaker worldwide, confirmed on March 7 that the company shut down its only store in Shanghai dedicated to the recognized pink Barbie doll, according to ABC News. A celebration for the doll’s 50th birthday, the Shanghai … Continue reading

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China’s One-Child Policy Penetrates through Dogs as Well?

Shanghai official adopted a one-dog per-household policy to mitigate problems resulted from rising popularity of pet dogs in the city, according to ShanghaiDaily.com. The stricter rules aim at improving surging dog-related issues including dog attacks, the spread of rabies and … Continue reading

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“Renren” Wins the Battle of Social Media in China?

Renren, one of the largest social networking sites in China, plans to go public in the U.S., which could raise about $500 millions, according to Financial Times. As the world is undergoing the surge brought by social media sites, will … Continue reading

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The V-Day Gift for China’s Leftovers?

Apparently, there is something worst than being single on Valentine’s Day. In China, many single people are facing health risks due to their loneliness. According to Times, a survey shows more than 70 percent of its unattached respondents have suffered … Continue reading

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Tom Doctoroff- An Astute Observer of China

Tom Doctoroff is the CEO of J. Walter Thompson (JWT), the fourth biggest advertising agency around the world, in Greater China. Recognized as one of the leading experts within the advertising industry, Tom has transformed JWT China into the most … Continue reading

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