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Vancouver's Chinese pop star to draw in tourism: The SinoFile
Did you know there was a Chinese pop star in Vancouver? Well now she's bringing in the tourism dollars.
Feb 15th, 2013
North Korea's nuclear test triggers social media firestorm in China: The SinoFile
And some are angry at the amount of humanitarian aid being funneled into what many are calling a rogue nation.
Feb 12th, 2013
Beijing says you CAN get married in the Year of the Snake: The SinoFile
Chinese New Year ushers in yet another crackdown on rumors.
Feb 11th, 2013
Top 10 weirdest Chinese beauty tips to spruce up your New Year: The SinoFile
A few lessons on grooming from the 1.3 billion people-strong charm school that is the People's Republic.
Feb 9th, 2013
Why China should still care about a restive Arab World: The SinoFile
There are plenty of Bouazizi's in Beijing.
Feb 8th, 2013
Li Keqiang's visit to migrant laborer home goes bottom's up: The SinoFile
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang overlooks a little 'wardrobe malfunction.'
Feb 7th, 2013
Labour disputes like HD Mining could cost BC residents: SinfoFile
But not if one BC First Nation has anything to say about it.
Feb 5th, 2013
What HD Mining dispute says about Chinese labour: The SinoFile
The boiling discourse on the Chinese hires in a Canadian coal mining project shouldn't only be a South-Park-style 'They took our jobs.'
Feb 4th, 2013
From Vancouver to Beijing, Chinese pop music betrays infinite love sickness
Too many gushing Chinese love songs leave The SinoFile desperately searching for Faye Wong on YouTube.
Feb 2nd, 2013
China's canned air mogul Chen Guangbiao has a little Mao complex: The SinoFile
A Chinese state-sanctioned environmentalist is selling air in soda cans, attempting to highlight environmental issues at a time when they are already on the agenda -- this week Beijing pollution...
Feb 1st, 2013