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Archive for August, 2008

My internship in China

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Originally this Blog has been something between a personal diary and a place where my friends could see what I'm doing. However so much has changed from when I began almost one year ago in some boring rainy October days. During the last months my blog has become a general ...

Visa policy after the Olympics

Friday, August 29th, 2008

The government has once in a while told the public that the current visa policy is not a permanent thing. Things got really worse in the beginning of April, however Beijing kept stating that this is only due to the security of the Olympic games and its visitors. Now the games ...

Beijing faces 10 year air quality record

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Beijing is well known for it's low air quality. The sun often has a yellow or red hue, sometimes isn't visible at all. During the last few days that has changed. Now Beijing's people can look up to the sky and see a decent blue. Rain during some of the ...

Do I need to bring money to China?

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

When people travel to China, they often ask questions like: Do I have to bring money to China? How much money do I have to bring for my China Holiday? Should I exchange my money in my homecountry? Are traveller cheques useful in China? These questions are obviously asked by people new to China. Bringing ...

You can watch the Olympic Games on Youtube, but…

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

... only in 77 countries. Only viewers from some selected countries are allowed to view the upcoming Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing. People visiting the Youtube Website will given or denied access to a special Olympic Channel based on their IP address. So if You live in the wrong country the ...

China’s space program

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

Recently China has put more effort in building a independent space program. While not as huge as those from the USA and Russia, China has made substantial progress and might be major player in this field soon. With this article I want to give a quick overview about everything You ...