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About juankang

Juan (Tracy) Kang received Bachelor degrees from both Sichuan University in China and Eastern New Mexico University in the United States. As a journalism student in college, she worked with the Student Publication The Chase for two years writing over 40 pieces news and editorials. Tracy is currently a graduate student majoring in Strategic public relations at University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. Tracy is always passionate about life and believes the beauty of life is in its uncertainties. She lives for exploring, loving and dreaming, and never hesitates for trying out new things and moving forward.

Shenzhen Clearup: Who Got Hurt?

Shenzhen has decided to evict around 80,000 people deemed “high-risk” threats to the society out of the city as part of an effort to strengthen public safety for the upcoming  Summer Universiade, an international athletics event for university students. According to … Continue reading

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Higher Education Only for Higher Income?

“If you don’t have 40 million by age of 40, then don’t ever pay me any visit or tell other people you were my student,” this is what Dong Pan, a professor of real estate at Beijing Normal University, told … Continue reading

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Hospitals Involved in Rampant Kidney Trade in China

26-year-old Hunan resident Hu Jie was enticed to sell his kidney for paying the gambling debts. Although later he regretted and decided not to do this, he still lost a kidney subject to threats and restraints. His Kidney was removed … Continue reading

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How Far to the End of Death Penalty

China’s newly revised Criminal Law eliminated the death penalty for 13 economy-related crimes “to embody the humanness of the country.” The amendment marks the first time since the Criminal Law took effect in 1979 that the country has reduced the … Continue reading

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When Alibaba Met “40 Thieves” in Reality…

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced that its chief executive and chief operating officers have resigned to take the responsibility for the company’s “breakage in integrity” after a probe discovered that more than 2000 suppliers had defrauded customers. Alibaba’s self-diagnosis set … Continue reading

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Praying to Buddha: Religion or Superstition?

Apart from family reunions, what can’t either be omitted for Chinese during Spring Festival is going to a temple and praying to Buddha for bless and protection. It is disputable that Buddhism as one of the three major religions is … Continue reading

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Fight for Justice: China’s Most Conscientious Journalist Wang Keqin

“If the newspaper is too clear, the society will be too dirty.” ——Wang Keqin, chief reporter with China Economics Times The infamous “hit-and-run” case finally had a verdict with Li gang’s son sentenced in jail for six years. As the … Continue reading

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Does the Form of Charity Really Matter?

China’s most famous philanthropist Chen Guangbiao made headlines this week for giving away cash in both mainland China and Taiwan. According to The Wall Street Journal’s report, roughly $344,000 has been handed out to the poor only in Taiwan. Chen’s … Continue reading

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The Long way to Seek Changes

Stepping on the United States last month to start a new life journey, Luo Yufeng, the 25-year-old Chinese lady raised another around of attention, to be specific, unsatisfaction, from her fellows citizens. From an ordinary supermarket cashier to a potential … Continue reading

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2011 Chinese Graduate Applications Rise Due to Employment Pressure

Chinese annual graduate entrance exam kicked off on Saturday and the number of applications hit 1.51 million this year, with a seven percent increase over last year, which made the total applications a record high since 2001. Huge job-hunting pressure, … Continue reading

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