More than 380 legislators in Tibet unanimously endorsed a bill Monday to mark March 28 as “Serfs Emancipation Day”, the date when about one million serfs and slaves in the region were freed in 1959 following an order of the State Council, or the Cabinet, to dismiss the local government of Tibet and replace it with a Regional People’s Committee.
Here is great news for all the foreigners who are curious about China web. Tencent has just quietly launched its international portal for QQ, IMQQ.com where you can find all the English information you need to try QQ. The very latest English version of QQ, QQ2009 Beta for Windows was also released together with its Mac & Linux versions as 1.0 betas
Pearl Long was an orphan with severe medical conditions. Through a clerical error, she was adopted by an American family not looking to adopt. They nursed her back to health, taught her English, and one day found that their girl was on the cover of a book of orphaned Chinese girls which led her to meeting famous author, Amy Tan. This is her story.
Orthodoxy was born from the Great Schism of 1054, when feuds over papal authority and differences in the liturgy split Christianity into Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox halves. In the past, their growth had been largely fueled by immigration, with churches forming mainly along ethnic lines. But now the growth is mostly by conversion.
Culturefish Media of China is selling 130 of its prime domains with free SEO and tech support services of its CEO, Lonnie B. Hodge, to benefit two cancer survivors needing immediate treatment. All proceeds above the funds needed will go to three 501C3 Charities in The US and China. Please help if you can.
The Fed has initiated a program to purchase half a trillion dollars worth of mortgage debt that is purportedly clogging up the credit markets. This is essentially what the TARP program was initially supposed to do – buy back mortgage securities. But they decided not to. Now the Fed is doing something similar, though there are important differences