Author Archives: Yang Lu

About Yang Lu

Currently a grad student majoring in Public Relations at Annenberg School of University of Southern Califrornia. During 4-year undergraduate studies, Yang Lu did a double major in both English and International Journalism&Communication and a minor of Japanese in Beijing Foreign Studies University in China's Capital Beijing.

Crazy Housing Price Empowers or Enslaves China’s Youth?

A junior student at Beijing Normal University declared to earn down payment for his future house by doing part-time job like 5 to 6 private tutoring jobs and picking odds and ends from rubbish heaps. He stored all that he … Continue reading

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Nanny Sharon’s Diary

OK! Here I am, Nanny Sharon. Cheers!!! It’s not because I work in the healthcare team of a global PR company, but that the first time my supervisor talked with me about our work, she said, “You will get to … Continue reading

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Floods Examine the “Conscience of Cities” in Southern China

Police rescuing citizens (Wuhan City) ATTENTION please!!! Here’s something urgent from my hometown Hubei Province of Central China – continuous storm rain this month has flooded the province. It seems that the capital city Wuhan would sink into the water. … Continue reading

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PR Internship Journal

– Impressive Contrasts between PR Offices at Beijing and HK I have been an intern for several weeks at a well-know international PR agency in Hong Kong. During my undergrad, I happened to have had an internship at its Beijing … Continue reading

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How to Make the 20 Times Toxic Plasticizer Hurt Less Than Melamine?

–Crisis Management: Taiwan Plasticizer vs. Mainland Melamine In mid-May, Taiwan’s health department announced that they found cancerogenic plasticizer DEHP in clouding agents in lots of food and beverage products. The clouding agents are from the food addictive supplier Yushen Chemical … Continue reading

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E-Public Relations=Online Mafia?

–Government Departments to Curb Illegal Online “Public Relations” Practices According to Xinhua News Agency, four government departments have planned to intensively curb the illegal online “public relations” practices nationwide since mid-April, in order to stabilize the online communication system and … Continue reading

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SINOPEC Hit by Scandal of Hidden Luxurious Hotel

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC中石化), China’s largest producer and supplier of oil and petrochemical products, is reported to have established a luxurious super-five-star hotel for internal use, costing 800 million yuan ($118 million), according to Economic Observer News. This … Continue reading

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Facebook to Clash With Its Chinese Imitator?

General Manager of Data Center of China Internet (DCCI), Hu Yanping, recently declared through his micro-blog that Facebook would enter Chinese market soon according to sina.com. Early in 2007, Facebook registered the domain name ending with “.cn.” Rumor had came … Continue reading

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Chinese People Cannot Afford to Die!

Recently, while China’s Tomb Sweeping Day (清明节) is coming, controversy arose about new charges over tombs used more than 20 years in cemeteries of Jinan and Qingdao cities according to ifeng.com. China Daily reports that in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong … Continue reading

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Future Price Hikes Stirred Up Personal Care Products Rush in Cities

Shortly after recovery from the salt rush, people turned to stocking up personal care products in southeastern cities in China, according to Xinhua News Agency. This round of future price hikes are led by “the big four” personal care players … Continue reading

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