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The Magical City of Suzhou, China

The high-speed train from Shanghai to Suzhou covers about 100 kilometres in 30 minutes and costs around five dollars. It’s a smooth commute, whose efficiency presents an interesting contrast to the long lineups and tight security in both the Shanghai subway and train station, where foreigners have to show their passports to numerous serious-looking officials: the Chinese government certainly puts
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The Chinese Art Bubble has Burst…

..Long Live Chinese Art! Recent news articles have told of the Chinese art market suffering, falling from the dizzying heights of just a few years ago. It’s an interesting thing to witness from a truly hyped art scene where much work was awkward, and not all that great, even as it reflected political issues and the rise of the new
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