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, both of which were well received. In 1936, ''Thunderstorm'' debuted in Nanjing, with Cao Yu himself acting in the lead role. In 1938, following its theatrical triumphs, the play was made into two separate movies productions, one in Shanghai and another in Hong Kong, that were almost coincidental versions of one another. The latter production, made in 1957, co-starred a young Bruce Lee in one of his few non-fighting roles. *Taipei (Taiwan) — Asunción ( Paraguay

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- including frequent requests for native speakers of less widely taught languages such as Italian and German - are often advertised on the bulletin board at Skyways; see the "Eat" section for its location. Buy *'''Xinjiekou''' is Nanjing's fashion district, the cosmopolitan, fast-paced heart of the city bathed in neon. It's the closest thing Nanjing has to Tokyo or Times Square. All the major retail is centered on this area, which despite its complexity is only a couple of square blocks in size. There are giant department stores including Wal-Mart, Watsons, Suning, and "Fashion Lady"—a bewildering, subterranean complex of clothing boutiques and vendors that looks like a video game come to life. On the outskirts of Xinjiekou are some higher-end establishments selling everything from single-malt scotch to MINIs. The eight-floor Deji Plaza has a number of retailers such as Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Ermengildo Zegna, Coach, Guess, Versace, Vasque, Crocs, Toys R Us and so on. At DongFang Shopping Centre there's Gucci, Fendi, Celine and so on. While you might be able to get away with haggling at the Fashion Lady don't expect any in Deji Plaza. *'''Hunan Road''' is a slightly more low-key version of Xinjiekou running between Xuanwu Lake and Zhongshanbei Lu - it has most of the same stores including the Phoenix International Bookstore which has a whole floor of English-language books. There is also a small pedestrianised street running south from Hunan Road which is lined with pretty much every variety of restaurant imaginable, including the usual KFC and McD's, several cheap jiaozi and noodle places, some more upmarket Chinese places and a handufl of international restaurants incluing a Thai and Indian restaurant. 250px thumb A shopping street near the Confucius Temple (Fuzi Miao) (File:Nanjing-Fuzimiao-area-shopping-street-3149.jpg) *'''The area around the Confucius Temple''' in the south of the city has a lot of shopping, especially clothing and tourist items. It is a maze of tiny individual shops, and fun to explore even if you are not buying. If you are interesting in buying, bargaining over prices is the name of the game here. If you are skilled in the art of bargaining you can easily get an asking price of ¥380 reduced to ¥80 without breaking a sweat. The streets outside the temple area provide more shopping opportunities, as does the underground mall. The entrance to this mall is sandwiched between two shops but the neon lights provide a clue. This is a Nanjing shopping experience you will want to return to again and again. Opposite Confucius Temple there's Aqua City Shopping Centre with retailers like H&M, Uniqlo, Zara, Mango and so on. While you are there, take a stroll through the temple, and over the historic bridge which offers great photo opportunities. If it's a cup of tea that interests you check out the little gold-roofed floating tea houses on the canal. Eat 250px thumb Xiaolongbao (left) and Duck blood and vermicelli soup (right) (File:Xiaolongbao & Duck blood and vermicelli soup.JPG) Local specialties include xiaolongbao (小笼包), thin skinned dumplings filled with soup and meat, that are served steaming hot in baskets and tangbao (汤包), which are similar, but much larger and filled with crab meat and soup. The soup in these is drank with a straw. Restaurants serving these can be found all over Nanjing usually in small hole in the wall restaurants or dining halls (餐厅) for cheap. You'll usually be able to find them served alongside yaxue fensi duck blood noodles (鸭血粉丝) another local specialty. Budget *Nanjing has dozens of small '''noodle (miantiao) and pot sticker (jiaozi) shops''' on many of its streets. Qingdao Lu, a secondary street running northbound before the intersection of Shanghai Lu and Guangzhou Lu has a few excellent miantiao shops, including a Hui restaurant (Hui are a Chinese ethnic group that practices Islam), which serves only mutton and beef. Here, a massive bowl of hot soup and noodles will only cost you about ¥6. The area closer to Nanjing University has plenty of good, cheap eats, including a series of jiaozi vendors. At most Jiaozi shops you order and pay at the cashier desk by the entrance and you'll be given a ticket which you must take to the serving window. *If it's late-night munchies you're after, just head down any small backstreet and follow your nose and you're sure to find a small '''BBQ joint'''. These smokey little restaurants offer spicy meat kebabs (usually beef or lamb) along with BBQ'd vegetables, bread, fish and even sticky-rice balls and also serve beer at about ¥3 per bottle. *If you're after genuine hand-made '''dumplings''', there's an excellent dumpling restaurant (with an English menu) just off Ninghai Rd - dumplings come in a variety of fillings in sets of 6 priced between ¥2 and ¥5, although you must order at least 2 sets. *If you can't read Chinese and you're a bit picky on what you eat, there's an excellent restaurant called '''A Simple Diet''', located just off Hunan Road (next to McDonalds). Here they have taken the Japanese innovation of recreating the menu items in plastic so that you can simply point and order. You'll be given a card upon entry - when you order, hand it to the staff who will stamp your card. When you leave, take your card to the cashier's desk to pay. *You can find inexpensive, Western-style sandwiches at the popular American sub shop '''Subway''', which has four stores in Nanjing; two in the Carrefour stores, one in the Golden Wheel shopping mall, and one in the popular Da Yang department store. The Walmart (wa-er-ma) in Xinjiekou has an extensive grocery and live foods market on the basement level. McDonalds has a number of restaurants in the city, if you're interested in their ¥7 menu (the Chinese equivalent of the Dollar Menu). *If you want to self-cater of just stock up on snacks drinks then Nanjing has plenty of supermarkets and convenience stores. The main supermarkets in the central area are Times Extra (on Zhongyang Lu close to Xinmofan Lu subway station), Lotus (near Zhongyangmen Bus Station), Walmart (on the 2nd floor of Wanda Plaza Mall in Xinjiekou) and Carrefour (on Zhongshan Dong Lu). There are also many Suguo CVS convenience stores which are similar to 7-Eleven and stock drinks, snacks, instant noodles and cigarettes. Most Suguo stores accept payment using the IC transport card. There's a high end BHG supermarket on the basement (food court) level of Aqua City mall. Mid-range * WikiPedia:Nanjing commons:南京

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An Daoquan is a physician from Jiankang Prefecture (present-day Nanjing). He inherits the medical skills and knowledge of his ancestors and makes his name for his ability to treat all kinds of illnesses. He is comparable to Hua Tuo and earns the nickname of "Divine Physician". - '''East China''' (6+4) Nanjing University (Nanjing, Jiangsu), University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei, Anhui), Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, Zhejiang

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Examination Hall ) for the Jiangnan region, again acting as a hub where different thoughts and opinions converged and thrived. Today, with a long cultural tradition and strong support from local educational institutions, Nanjing is commonly viewed as a “city of culture” and one of the more pleasant cities to live in China. Art WikiPedia:Nanjing commons:南京

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gathered about 100,000 soldiers, mostly untrained, including a few defeated troops from the Shanghai battlefield, to defend the capital. He also placed the 35th and 72nd divisions at the port to prevent people from fleeing Nanjing, as instructed by Chiang Kai-shek's general headquarters at Wuhan. The defense force blocked roads, ruined boats, and burnt nearby villages, preventing many citizens from evacuating. As events played out, the defense of Nanjing was not at all according to the plan formulated by Chiang and Tang. The defense plan fell apart from the very beginning because the defenders were overwhelmed by Chinese troops fleeing from battles in the area surrounding Nanking. These troops just wanted to escape to safer ground and, in their panic, discipline had broken down to the point where units were refusing to obey any orders. In some case, regimental commanders of units defending the capital were shot and killed by the company commanders of units in flight simply because the regimental commanders refused to move out of the way so that the fleeing units would have a more direct route to escape further from the Japanese. Chiang Kai-shek, who had already left for Wuhan, granted Tang the right to shoot anyone who disobeyed his order on the spot, but Tang could not carry out this directive because there were hundreds of thousands of troops in open flight. To carry out Chiang's directive, Tang would have had to have the Nanking Garrison wage battle against the fleeing Nationalist troops before facing the Japanese assault on the city. In March 2005, Chiang led the KMT's first official delegation (2005 Kuomintang visits to Mainland) to mainland China since the end of major hostilities in the Chinese Civil War in 1949. The delegation paid homage to the 72 martyrs of the Tenth Revolution in Huanghuagang before travelling to the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum in Nanjing and the PRC (People's Republic of China)'s capital of Beijing. During the trip, Chiang promoted opening the three links and economic development. In April 1947, the Republic of China government completed all preparations for the implementation of constitutional rule and made the transition from the stage of political suzerainty to that of constitutional government. All ministries, commissions and councils under the Executive Yuan were expanded, and on 23 April, the Executive Yuan created the '''Government Information Office''' and agencies for health, irrigation and land affairs. The GIO was formally inaugurated in Nanjing on 2 May 1947, and the Department of International Publicity, originally under the Ministry of Information of the Kuomintang, was placed under it. arena Nangang Gymnasium Nanjing Olympic Sports Center Jiangyin Stadium city Nanjing and Jiangyin, Jiangsu, China (People's Republic of China) colors yellow, blue, black '''Jiangsu Nangang Dragons''' (江苏南钢龙) or '''Jiangsu Dragons''' or '''Jiangsu Nangang''' or formerly known as '''Jiangsu Dahua''' are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Nanjing, Jiangsu. Caulfield has three day campuses in Victoria, Caulfield (Caulfield, Victoria) (Years 7–12), Wheelers Hill (Wheelers Hill, Victoria) (Kindergarten–Year 12), and Malvern House (Malvern, Victoria) (Kindergarten–Year 6). It has an outdoor education campus at Yarra Junction (Yarra Junction, Victoria), and a student centre in Nanjing, China where the Year 9 internationalism programme is conducted. Penrose (2006), p. 244. Caulfield is the only Melbourne-based APS school to provide boarding (boarding school) for both boys and girls, with 95 boarding students, and is the second largest school in Victoria, currently catering for approximately 2,800 students. thumb right 250px Main entrance of the Nanjing Campus (Image:Nanjing Campus.JPG) The school opened a fifth campus in Nanjing, China in 1998, with a residential campus constructed on property owned by the High School Affiliated to Nanjing Normal University. This became the first overseas campus for an Australian high school, Caulfield Grammar School (2007). Nanjing, China Retrieved 12 November 2007. WikiPedia:Nanjing commons:南京

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Jiangsu Province, especially in and around Nanjing, with its AQI pollution Index (Air Quality Index) at "severely polluted" for five straight days and "heavily polluted" for nine.

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days earlier. The game had been halted in the early morning of April 19 (April 1981), tied 2-2 after 32 innings and more than 8 hours of game time. The game ended 18 minutes after it resumed, with Dave Koza's single bringing in Cliff Speck for the game winner. Future MLB stars Cal Ripken and Wade Boggs participated for Rochester and Pawtucket, respectively.

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, geology, history, literature, medicine, natural sciences, religion and technology, as well as descriptions of unusual natural events. The encyclopedia, which was completed in 1408 at Nanjing Guozijian (南京國子監; Imperial University in Nanking (Nanjing University)), comprised 22,877 or 22,937 "Yongle dadian". '' Encyclopædia


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'''Nanjing''' (

Located in the lower Yangtze River drainage basin and Yangtze River Delta economic zone, Nanjing has long been one of China's most important cities.

With a total population of 8.16 million

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