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About mengt

Meng Tian holds a B.A. from Peking University, China, in Broadcasting and Television, and a double degree in Economics. She is currently a first-year M.A. candidate in SPR program at Annenberg School of Journalism. Her motto is: Believe in fate, but never bend it over. Follow her on Twitter:meng1218.

Inflation or not, depends on pigs?

Save up for the raining day, is what our mothers’ generation always remind us. According to this rule of thumb, some countries have national oil reserves, some keep grain reserves, both are understandable. China, yet goes beyond that, has national … Continue reading

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Tee Club makes way for Tee shirts

Several Annenbergers went to China Tee Club on the past Saturday; we spent a cozy time enjoying some dim sum there and were warmly served by a waiter from Shanghai in his middle age. Inside the restaurant, it features Chinese-Malaysian … Continue reading

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The Founding of a Party–Too ‘good’ to be rated

It has been three weeks since China’s mega-starry propaganda film The Founding of a Party (建党伟业, called “Beginning of the Great Revival” by international media) was released in Chinese theaters in the lead up to the CPC 90th Anniversary. “The … Continue reading

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PR Internship Journal II – Put what you learnt into practice

Facing the cut-throat competition in the PR arena, one cannot survive without ‘working and studying,’ which means, in order to keep pace with things happened within and out of the industry and achieve higher goals, PR professionals must continue learning … Continue reading

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Another step towards the Integration of Economy of Shenzhen and Hong Kong

Last Friday, the full Shenzhen Metro Longhua Line enjoyed its curtain raising. It is the second project in which the MTR Corporation has participated on the mainland. However it is a common sense  that investing in railways is hardly profitable, … Continue reading

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PR Internship Journal – I. Ask For More

‘Ask for more’, once a popular soft drink slogan, now cannot be more suitable to describe what I have been coming through in the past three weeks. Internship is never about ‘il dolce far niente’, is all about ‘ask for more’… … Continue reading

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Use Sport to Change Everything

On June 4th, same day with the Tiananmen Crackdown, millions of Chinese people were paying close attention to another historical moment. Li Na, the 29-year-old girl from Wuhan won the French Open, defeating defending champion Francesca Schiavone.  Her historic win has … Continue reading

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In The Name of Democracy

Hong Kong people’s memories about Tiananmen crackdown have never faded away with time. On June 4th, according to South China Morning Post, “more than 150,000 people attended a candlelight vigil at Hong Kong’s Victoria Park Last Saturday, to mark the … Continue reading

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An auditor in PwC died from overwork

An entry-level auditor at the Shanghai office of PricewaterhouseCoopers(PwC) died of acute cerebral meningitis, sparking public debate and media attention. Most of netizens believe that work fatigue contributed to the young lady’s death. Pan Jie, 25, died on Sunday of … Continue reading

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It Takes Courage to Eat Vegetables

According to the report issued by China’s ministry of health, home-grown food has been contaminated by radioactivity, largely Iodine-131. Yang Guoshan, a researcher of radiation medical science at the Academy of Military Medical Sciences, said people could safely eat products … Continue reading

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