From the monthly archives:

August 2009

LeBron Brings Hoops and Dreams to China’s Youth

by Ray Ally on August 28, 2009

Photos: Ray Ally Basketball is the most popular sport in China with an estimated 300 million Chinese regularly watching or playing the sport. So when the King of basketball comes to China it’s a guaranteed slumdunk for the game. LeBron James, aka King James, arrived in Beijing on Monday for a three-day tour of China. […]

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Photos: Ray Ally Last week Crest launched its revolutionary Pro-Health range of oral products in China with a National Press Conference in Beijing. My colleague, Caroline (picture above) who had worked on the project, flew in from Hong Kong and invited me the launch. It was to be a multimedia and live action event held […]

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A teenage web addict died at an Internet rehab camp where he had been sent to cure his addiction. Deng Senshan, a 15-year old schoolboy boy had only just arrived at the centre when he was put into solitary confinement and then beaten to death by the trainers The Qihang Salvation Training Camp, in Nanjing […]

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Olympic Lightning Bolt Strikes Again

by Ray Ally on August 17, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally Yesterday in Berlin at the World Championships, Usain Bolt smashed his world record for the 100m to 9.58 seconds. It was exactly a year ago to the day, that the Jamaican set the previous world record of 9.69 seconds at the Olympics games in Beijing. The memory of him winning three gold […]

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Beijing Olympics, One Year On

by Ray Ally on August 8, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally A year ago today the Beijing Olympics opened in China to fanfare and fireworks. The 8th day of the 8th month in 2008 was a unique day (08, 08, 08) and chosen for its auspicious good fortune. But a year after the greatest games in the world, what is left of the […]

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Hello China World!

by Ray Ally on August 1, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally Welcome to X-Ray China, again and again, as this is now the third time I have created and launched this site! I started over a year ago using ( which I was pretty happy with. As a newbie blogger I didn’t have any experience of writing or editing HTML code (and […]

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