京B Daily | All the headlines from the China week that was

By Jim Boyce | A slew of people—correction: one person—asked me where to find the old headlines from my 京B Daily page. I rotate those out every three days or so and then they are gone like a fine bottle of wine, sublime block of cheese or freshly made batch of Kraft Dinner. But to make all those people that one person happy, here are the headlines posted from the past week or so.

Wheely bad | Chinese student possibly takes assumptions to limit by leaving car in neighbour’s parking, then heading home to China for vacation | Cambrian News

Eye for design | China dominates World Interior of the Year shortlist CNN

Confucius says | Why the U.S. Needs to Understand Chinese Philosophy US News

Final season | Stephon Marburys signs with rival Beijing team Shanghai Daily

Join the caravan | ’40 motorhomers complete ten week tour to Beijing’ — Out & About (Also see here)

To market | ‘Jack Ma’s Alibaba doubling down on supermarket strategy’ — CNBC

School trip | ‘Beijing students take SAT, CAT abroad’ — China Daily

Blast from Past | Dinosaurs of China exhibit in UK — DoC

Go West | ‘China completes Beijing-Xinjiang desert freeway sections’ — People’s Daily

Phoney money | ‘In Urban China, Cash Is Rapidly Becoming Obsolete’ — New York Times

From Contempt to Court | ‘Baidu sues GQ Daily for making fun of its maps’ — technode

5.6 Million Yuan Man | “The Beijing marriage market: putting a price on a perfect match in a Chinese park” — SCMP

Ice capades | 13 Shanghai families go to Canada for hockey camp — Global News

Sea queen | ‘Chinese Mermaid’ Yang Xiuqiong — Shanghai Tours

Flight suit | ‘This Chinese Airline Now Has Haute Couture Uniforms’ — Travel & Leisure

Deep math | ‘Scientists used abacuses to develop China’s first nuclear submarine SCMP

Home delivery | ‘How an army of postmen is turning China’s rural stores into the world’s largest retail network’ Wired

Another world | “China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing” — Reuters

Generation gap | Converging China, U.S. consumer values linking millennials — techcrunch

Box office | “‘Despicable Me 3’ Opening is Franchise High in China” — Variety

Salads, paninis, juice | KFC opens ‘green’ K Pro in Hangzhou — Shanghai Expat

Go West! | ‘New Chinese High Speed Rail Line Opening Sunday’. (All the way to Urumqi!) — ShanghaiExpat

Cheep thrills | ‘Carrier pigeon reveals precious secret’ — SCMP

Koala-watts | ‘Super adorable solar farm shaped like panda’ — Shanghaiist

Diecycles | ‘Dizzying view of bicycle graveyard in China’ — Wired

Tour group | “China’s Wanda steps back from theme park, hotel drive with $9.3 billion Sunac deal” — Reuters


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