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... many internet sites are banned by the communist government and all are subject to approval (as are TV programmes). Google, Facebook and Twitter are the most obvious banned sites. The reasons being to control content and to block competitive business as they launch their own versions of Facebook and search engines etc. Luckily I was armed with my World Fact Book app and was in two minds whether I was surprised when I discovered that for a country only slightly smaller than the ...
... China has become the world's biggest auto market, therefore, the government has created a strategy to control and limit the explosive growth of car ownership by a license plate lottery. This is aimed to reduce traffic, whereby the opportunity to buy a new car depends on success in applying for a limited plates. On the other hand, Shanghai has long operated in auction. Moreover, we learned that the American based car rental company Enterprise is ...
We arrived at Tiananman Square in the early morning amidst higher than usual security. Last week in China, there was a terrorist attack in the Northwest of the country. There had been reports about these terrorists targeting Tiananman Square, because of the Square nearing it's 25th anniversary in the beginning of June. Military presence, with machine guns, was more noticeable than usual. Even so, thousands of people ...
... history (though you have to look this up
as there wasn't much information about things at tourist sites) and some random yet beautful places and details of things. It's funny how quickly you get used to the pushing and spitting (it is
mainly the older generation that still do) and the smog that fills
the air, and once you accept the fact the kid near you is likely to
pee at some point in front of you, you can really see and enjoy the
different but fascinating ways of Beijing. ...
... by other travellers of different races and creeds, trying to listen into their conversations without seeming like I was snooping. Then, through the door, at 10:29, staggered a haggard looking man, unshaven and unkempt. He sat down opposite me and only then did I realise that it was Dan, “Jesus mate, you look awful” I cheerily informed him. “I feel it” he said, “I’m sorry for waking you up last ...