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What news am I missing at the Olympics - what has been covered up or ignored by the Chinese regulators providing the video feed to NBC etc? I have to imagine there have been some outbursts or protests and the Chinese are not letting the media cover it (at least on live TV). Is there a good site noting these occurrences, or have the games just gone off nearly flawlessly? (excepting the drum tower murder last week.)
I recently completed a short cruise down the Yangtze River in China, ending at the new Three Gorges Dam. Along the way we noticed lots of garbage floating in the river, mostly bamboo or other natural material, some Styrofoam, and lots of shoes. Is there some significance to shoes in the river? [more inside]
I'm traveling to china in a few weeks, for a few weeks. We're going from Beijing to several outer areas, staying in hostels, figuring things out as we go. What do we need to be prepared for? [more inside]