Greed & Corruption: the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo

This is a first hand account of what went on behind the drab gray exterior of the USA Pavilion — a tale of greed, indifference, corruption, rebellion and eventually justice — written by one of the Student Ambassadors who worked there.

Satellite TV in China: Everybody’s Doing It, Why Aren’t You?

Watching foreign satellite TV is illegal in China, unless you’re a major hotel that jumps through hoops. But the reality is that millions of people are watching HBO in China right now and hundreds of companies are hungry to hook you up.

A Tale of Two Cities: Chengdu vs. Shanghai

I love Chengdu, but I gotta go. I took a job as copy editor in the antithesis of the ‘Du: glitzy, glamorous Shanghai. Here’s what I think about these two cities after spending 10 years in Sichuan.