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Down with misconceptions and lacklustre news! Up with the real and sordid! This is the Middle Kingdom that is fast becoming a place where barriers crumble and mediocrity is met with a sneer. This is a place where a jumble of insider's journalistic views, that is, us at China Files, dole out a refreshing and legitimate perspective on all things Chinese. Because China Files' team has overcome the barriers of language and cultural blockades that often inhibit the meek. Open your mind. Come with us and explore the threads of Chinese society, culture and politics, and delve into China's China.
Green Vingt-Quatre - Lorena Galliot's blog
The main problem with environmentally responsible living is that it’s so, well, responsible. (Read tedious. Dull. Fundamentally un-French.) For baguette-loving, wine-sipping epicureans, the dilemma boils down to one question: how can I contribute to collective environmental efforts without (too much) giving up the eco-guilty pleasures that make life worth living? If such is your concern, then join France 24 journalist Lorena Galliot's quest for green solutions, à la française.
Notes and views on Mexico - Gabriel Infante's blog
Nowadays Mexico is synonymous of drugs, violence, death and corruption. The country famous for it’s paradise beaches, pyramids, tequila, mariachis, cuisine, handicraft and colorful traditions have been overshadowed by the current situation. With this blog I will expose what is happening in Mexico away from the everyday headlines. I will focus on a wide variety of topics, whether it’s cultural, society, entertainment, current events, curiosities and anything that is relevant in this multicultural country. A blog by Gabriel Infante.
The New Great Game -Leela Jacinto's blog
Leela Jacinto is an award-winning international news reporter specializing on Middle Eastern and South Asian issues. She has reported extensively on Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, as well Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon and a host of other countries with a ready supply of shishas, nargeelas or hookahs accompanied by generous doses of political gossip. A graduate of New York University, Leela has previously worked for ABC News in New York. She is currently based in Paris.
The Yanks Are Coming - Andrew Vorce's blog
Andrew Vorce is a journalist for Yanks Abroad, covering the American players plying their trade in England. He is also a professional coach in the United States, where he also plays at the highest amateur levels for the Springfield Demize. Vorce serves as the media director for the Demize, and has featured in the New York Times.
An Eveling in Paris - Eve Jackson's blog
Art, theatre, dance, literature, music…. Paris is ready to burst with the amount of culture packed into this fabulous city. When you think about the city of light – it’s often its cultural flare that springs to mind. It can be daunting. Where are the hot exhibitions, which are the cool theatres, festivals and ‘spectacles?’ If you’d like a push in the right direction, join France 24’s Culture Editor Eve Jackson as she gives you a glimpse of what she sees in Paris– on and off the radar.