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Chaoshan cuisine: a distinctive culinary style
GUANGDONG IS WELL KNOWN as the heartland of the Cantonese-speaking peoples, with their love of barbecued pork and dialects from the root known as Yue. But there has always been an area of the province which has been different on multiple levels. We’re referring to the area known as Chaoshan (潮汕地區). The area is considered…
Taobao sold twice as much as Amazon
Chinese shopkeepers are quietly conquering the world. A new survey shows three of the planet’s top four internet shops globally are Chinese, and Alibaba's Taobao did twice as much business as Amazon.com. (Sorry, Jeff.) Graph from Insider Intelligence.com How did they get so big so quickly? One factor is home location – there are A…