In China a lot of websites are blocked, still in 2007. Censorship is sadly present in Thailand too, but here is taken to the extreme. The number of websites blocked is overwhelming.
It’s funny to see how akward it is the way the site is blocked without providing a reason. The message says “The connection . . . → Read More: Internet Censorship in China
Going to Shenzhen from Hong Kong is as easy as taking a train to Lo Wu that is nearly as frequent as an underground. I took it in the ground floor of Grand Century Place shopping centrer in Mong Kok, near my home.
The ride takes about 40 minutes and costs 33 HK$.
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After such a long journey from Vientiane, I decided to go to Boten without stopping for the night in Oudomxai, because it was early morning and I had a chance to be in China on the same day.
I took this minivan which covered 80 km from Oudomxai to Boten on the border in . . . → Read More: Refused entry at Chinese border!
I was thinking about learning some survival Mandarin before moving to China, so I looked for some online resources.
The first thing to get right are the tones, which I’m quite used to, since I am in Thailand since long time, even if the 4 Mandarin tones are different from the 5 tones of the . . . → Read More: Learning basic Mandarin Chinese
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