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25 Blogs Chinese Advertisers Should Read

by Ray Ally on October 31, 2009

Last week Ad Age China (part of Advertising Age) listed this blog, X-RAY China, as one of the 25 blogs Chinese advertisers should read. The special report written by Normandy Madden, featured some of the best-known bloggers in China. I was very proud and honoured to be on the list, which contained heavyweight journalists including […]

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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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An Innocent Blog Bystander

by Ray Ally on June 29, 2009

Photo: Ray Ally. Lego tank image by The words China and censorship are never far from each other on the Internet. Google and its search engine has being frequently and systematically blocked in China for many years, most recently for being accused of spreading pornography on the internet. My two blogs have also been […]

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1 out of 200,000,000 and Rising

by Ray Ally on May 1, 2008

Well I suppose it was inevitable that I would eventually jump on the digital bandwagon and embrace the new web 2.0 age. I read recently there are now well over 200,000,000 internet users in China, a number growing by tens of thousands every day. So someone once said that you are never too old or […]

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