Now that was a day. The author is an Australian Business & English teacher who has taught in China for over four years. He has worked in Nantong and Yangzhou, Jiangsu, Fuzhou, Guangzhou and Huianan, Anhui and traveled widely in China.
ZHENGZHOU - The Chinese mainland's Taiwan affairs chief Monday called on people across the Taiwan Straits to work together for the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations and peaceful reunification of the motherland.
我总是想不明白一个问题，国有到底是谁所有啊 ？若说是我们的，那为什么还要花钱买呢 ？你想用我的东西，就得花钱从我这里买，因为这东西是我的，在购买前不是你的。花钱买了过后还要再花钱买，说明即使花钱买了，这东西仍然不是你的，是不是这个道理啊 ？
Happiness comes with hard work. If Chinese people hold the spirit of working hard, we can achieve the goal of creating a better life, said Xi.
After the first stage, I ask them some questions about a picture with no words. They are nervous, shy and some freeze and need to be crank started or come back later. Maybe some have not talked to a foreigner and are very shy. Most didn't know the answers because they learn by rote. And they are amazing as to what they can memorise. In that confusion of question time we have to say "that's all" and some knew they were finished. But for most we had to say "bye bye" with matching hand waving for them to realise they could go. Many long goodbyes were had.
The commonly-held view in the scientific community is that early Homo sapiens first migrated from Africa to what is now Europe and the Middle East around 60,000 years ago, and reached southern China as early as 45,000 years ago.
The Shanxi provincial department of environmental protection, along with the government of Linfen city, has sent a team of investigators to the county to investigate the case.