From the monthly archives:

May 2009

5:12 – Sichuan’s Unlucky Numbers

by Ray Ally on May 12, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally I am staying at the Shangri-la in Qingdao, coincidentally on the 12th floor but this morning I need no reminder of the importance of this number. Today is May 12; the 5th month and 12th day and a date which everyone in China remembers. It was a year ago since a terrible […]

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China’s New Girl Power

by Ray Ally on May 4, 2009

Last week I did a CNN interview in Beijing, with a bubbly reporter called Emily Chang. She was writing a story about Western brands targeting Chinese women in their 20’s and 30’s, particularly in the areas of fashion and beauty. You can read the full story “Western Brands Eye Chinese Women” and watch the video […]

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