was from a very poor background and in her youth had narrowly escaped a future in the sex trade, but she became one of China's iconic seven great singing stars on the strength of her performance, and the film became one of the last great hits of the First Golden Age of Chinese Cinema (Cinema of China) before the 1937 Japanese invasion of China. It remains one of the most acclaimed Chinese language films ever made, appearing at number 11 in a 2005 centennial list by the Hong Kong Film Awards, immediately below ''Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon''. http: www.cinemaepoch.com film_chinesefilmclassicsstreetangeltwinsisters.html http: www.monkeypeaches.com 050316A.html In 1931, China is embroiled in a civil war (Chinese Civil War). Friends of British Captain Donald "Doc" Harvey (Brook) envy him because the fabulously notorious Shanghai Lily is a fellow passenger on the express train from Beiping (Beijing) to Shanghai. When the name means nothing to him, they inform him that she is a "coaster" or "woman who lives by her wits along the China coast" -- in other words, a courtesan. During his time in Shanghai, Ching-kuo was supervised by his father by being made to write a weekly letter containing 200-300 Chinese characters. Chiang Kai-shek also underlined the importance of classical books and of learning English, two areas he was hardly proficient in himself. letter of August 4, 1922 On March 20, 1924, Ching-kuo was able to present to his now-nationally famous father a proposal concerning the grass-roots organization of the rural population in Hsikou (Xikou, Fenghua). Wang Shun-ch'i, unpublished article, 1995. The letter is in the Nanking archive Chiang Ching-kuo planned to provide free education in order to allow people to read and to write at least 1000 characters. In his own words: 250px thumb Chiang Ching-kuo (left) with father Chiang Kai-shek (Image:Cks.jpg) in 1948. After the Second Sino-Japanese War and during the Chinese Civil War, Chiang Ching-kuo briefly served as a liaison administrator in Shanghai, trying to eradicate the corruption and hyperinflation that plagued the city. He was determined to do this because of the fears arising from the Nationalists' increasing lack of popularity during the Civil War. Given the task of arresting dishonest businessmen who hoarded supplies for profit during the inflationary spiral, he attempted to assuage the business community by explaining that his team would only go after big war profiteers. Vince McMahon is the majority owner (Ownership), chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of the company. Together with his wife Linda McMahon, and their children Shane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon-Levesque (Stephanie McMahon) (WWE Executive Vice President of Talent and Creative Writing), the McMahons hold approximately 70% of WWE's economic (economy) interest and 96% of the voting power (voting interest) in the company. The company's headquarters are located in Stamford (Stamford, Connecticut), Connecticut with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, Singapore, and Mumbai.
of ''Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom'' is called "Club Obi-Wan" because George Lucas wrote both the Star Wars and Indiana Jones Series. A real bar club by this name existed in the Xihai district of Beijing, China but closed in the summer of 2010. ''The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!'' episode "Star Koopa", being a spoof of ''Star Wars'', also had its own parody of Obi-Wan Kenobi called Obi-Wan Toadi. The 1998 ''Animaniacs'' episode "Star Warners
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to Shanghai, where he played with Teddy Weatherford, and in 1932 he toured in the United States. After his return to Japan, Nanri made several recordings with his Hot Peppers, an American-style swing (Swing (jazz performance style)) band. Kazunori Sugiyama "Nanri, Fumio", in Barry Kernfeld (ed.) ''The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz'', 2nd ed., . Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online, http: www.oxfordmusiconline.com subscriber article grove music J649300
varieties. The "savoury" variety includes ingredients such as ''zha cai'' (pickled vegetable), ''rousong'' (pork floss) and small pieces of ''youtiao'' being wrapped in the rice ball. The "sweet" variety adds sugar and sometimes sesame to the filling. *阿差 (ā chā) - Similar to the above, this ethnic slur is common among the Cantonese speaking crowd especially those from Hong Kong and Southeast Asia. The term alludes to the frequent uttering of ''ācchā'' 'good, fine
half-way down the hill, a shrine to the Sacred Heart, the Virgin Mary, and St. Joseph. Fourteen Stations of the Cross were constructed along the path to the church.
of Justice from 1993 to 1996, former Taipei mayor and KMT Party Chairman Ma Ying-jeou is credited with attempts to fight black gold corruption and bring KMT out of corruption, and his removal from office by the KMT was widely attributed to him being ''too'' effective at fighting black gold. First operations ''Agerholm'' was assigned to Destroyer Division (DesDiv) 12 and settled into a routine of local training operations in the waters off southern California. On 10 March, the warship sailed
: www.scmp.com news china article 1374386 children-and-elderly-told-stay-home-severe-smog-continues-envelop?_ga 1.70899472.1277584320.1394050026 title Shanghai grinds to a halt as smog nears top of air pollution scale work South China Morning Post date 7 December 2013 accessdate 24 March 2014 On 23 January 2014, Yang Xiong (Yang Xiong (politician)), the mayor of Shanghai municipality announced that three main measures would be taken to manage the air pollution in Shanghai, along
'''Shanghai''' is the largest Chinese (China) city by population Located in the Yangtze River Delta in East China, Shanghai sits on the south edge of the mouth of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the Chinese coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea. url http: www.shanghai.gov.cn shanghai node23919 node24059 node24061 userobject22ai36489.html title Geographic Location work Basic Facts publisher Shanghai Municipal Government accessdate 14 September 2011
For centuries a major administrative, shipping, and trading town, Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to European recognition of its favorable port (Port of Shanghai) location and economic potential. The city was one of five (Treaty ports) opened to foreign trade following the British victory over China in the First Opium War while the subsequent 1842 Treaty of Nanking and 1844 Treaty of Whampoa allowed the establishment of the Shanghai International Settlement and the French Concession (Shanghai French Concession). The city then flourished as a center of commerce between east and west, and became the undisputed financial hub of the Asia Pacific in the 1930s. title Shanghai: Global financial center? Aspirations and reality, and implications for Hong Kong url http: www.hkjournal.org PDF 2009_winter 3.pdf author Scott Tong publisher Hong Kong Journal date October 2009 accessdate 17 October 2011 However, with the Communist Party takeover of the mainland in 1949, trade was reoriented to focus on socialist countries, and the city's global influence declined. In the 1990s, the economic reforms (Economic reform in the People's Republic of China) introduced by Deng Xiaoping resulted in an intense re-development of the city, aiding the return of finance and foreign investment to the city.
Shanghai is a popular tourist destination renowned for its historical landmarks such as The Bund, City God Temple (City God Temple of Shanghai) and Yu Garden as well as the extensive Lujiazui skyline and major museums including the Shanghai Museum and the China Art Museum. It has been described as the "showpiece" of the booming economy of mainland China (Economy of China). title Shanghai: China's capitalist showpiece url http: news.bbc.co.uk 2 hi business 7373394.stm publisher BBC News date 21 May 2008 accessdate 7 August 2008 first Katie last Hunt title Of Shanghai... and Suzhou url http: www.thehindubusinessline.com life 2003 01 27 stories 2003012700170300.htm publisher The Hindu Business Line date 27 January 2003 accessdate 20 March 2008 archiveurl http: web.archive.org web 20050819054503 http: www.thehindubusinessline.com life 2003 01 27 stories 2003012700170300.htm archivedate 23 May 2009