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    2010-06-30 18:44:55     CRIENGLISH.com
Broadcasting Time: 14:00-17:00, 2010-06-30


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[Metro & Sports]

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[Real China] What Makes a Popular Expo Pavilion

Standing among dozens of enterprise pavilions at the Expo's Puxi section, the China Aviation Pavilion is one of the most popular. According to the daily bulletin released by the Expo Organizing Committee, the pavilion, along with another 10 venues or so, requires more than two hours of standing in line just to get in.

[Showbiz News]

  • Larry King has announced that he is going to step down from his signature nightly program in the fall, the Los Angeles Times reports.
  • The mystery surrounding actress Gong Li's marriage status is becoming clearer. The Southern Metropolis Entertainment Weekly reports that Gong has divorced tobacco tycoon Ooi Hoe Seong, citing her manager as the source of the break-up news.
  • With the release of the trailer for "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," J.K. Rowling's novel series comes to an end.
  • Taiwan musician Giong Lim has held a press conference in Beijing to promote the background music for "I Wish I Knew", a film dedicated to Shanghai World Expo 2010.

[Cultural Voyage] Touch Africa

Better understanding between Chinese and Africans has been increasing as many Africans migrate here for better opportunities and more Chinese begin to explore Africa.

To help the Chinese further understand African culture, Touch Africa, an organization started by a group of Chinese, has dedicated itself to popularizing African culture in China. 

[Classics China] Dizi

Y: Welcome to Classics China, in which we'll introduce you to China's rich and varied musical culture. In China, there are thousands of diverse instruments, many of which have a profound and long history.

M: Yes, and today we're going to listen to the music of a very ancient and unique instrument in China. What is it, Yunfeng?

Y: Well, it is a transverse flute made from bamboo, called the Dizi in Chinese. Its history can be traced back to 2,000 years ago.

[Strange News]
  • A legal battle is brewing in Florida over the estate of a woman who left millions in property and money to her three pet Chihuahuas. The Chihuahuas live in an $8.3 million mansion, have diamond collars and a $3 million trust fund left to her by socialite Gail Posner, who recently died.
  • A construction worker had an amazing escape in Huangshi, Hubei Province, after he fell into a working concrete mixer.
  • Two Australian men needed surgery after shooting each other in the buttocks during a drinking session to see if it would hurt.
  • Inspired by "calamity museums" such as a pirate museum in Cuba and a typhoon museum in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province, a man surnamed Tang in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province is planning on opening a "thief museum" showcasing an array of burglary tools, such as lock picks and skeleton keys, and theft news and information from China and abroad.

[In Good Company] Zwilling J.A. Henckels

Today we'll talk about the German company J.A. Henckels, which is formally known as Zwilling J.A. Henckels. It is one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of kitchen knives, scissors, cooking utensils. It is one company that has helped convince Chinese consumers that they need more than one knife in their kitchen. How did it manage this?

[Expat Tales] Johnson-Hill

Long term British Expat Dominic Johnson-Hill has called Beijing home since 1993, when he first arrived as a backpacker.
In 2005 Dominic started 'Plastered t-shirts' by placing iconic Chinese imagery on clothing. By doing so he established something of a cult following among Beijing locals and tourists alike.



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