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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities Summary

29. April 2009

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In a recent four part series we took a look at the top 20 Chinese celebrities who were part of Forbes Magazine’s China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities. From actors to athletes the list has them all.  However, rather than just listing the celebrity’s name and their “power” rank like the Forbe’s article does, we decided […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 4

20. April 2009

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In part 1, part 2, and part 3 of our 4 part series we looked at the most powerful Chinese celebrities ranked from 20 to 6.  Instead of just listing a simple one line description of these celebrities like the Forbes article China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities does, we were inspired to look a little […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 3

13. April 2009

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In part 1 and part 2 of our 4 part series we looked at the most powerful Chinese celebrities ranked from 20 to 11.  Instead of just listing a simple one line description of these celebrities like the Forbes article China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities does, we were inspired to look a little more in-depth […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 2

6. April 2009

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In part 1 of this 4 part series we started profiling the top 20 most powerful Chinese celebrities as listed in a recent Forbes article which ranked the China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities for 2008.  While the list is interesting to browse, the Forbes article and accompanying picture show doesn’t go into much depth about […]

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20 Most Powerful Chinese Celebrities – Part 1

30. March 2009

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Forbes did an article titled China’s 25 Most Powerful Celebrities where they compiled a list of the most powerful and influential Chinese celebrities for 2008.  This list and rankings was based on a combination of factors like wealth, income, and the number of appearances in popular media (television, websites, newspapers, etc…).  While the list is […]

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Becoham – David Beckham Inspired Chinese Condoms

26. February 2009

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So the story supposedly goes like this.  A Chinese condom manufacturing company was suffering lackluster sales in the marketplace.  In effort to boost sales the company tried one last tactic by changing the brand name to “Becoham” which in Chinese sounds exactly like Beckham, as in David Beckham, the celebrity soccer player.  Thanks to this […]

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Top 10 Foreigners Who Speak Chinese Better than Me

19. February 2009

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Considering my parent’s are immigrants from Taiwan and I’ve been studying Chinese since I was a kid you would think I would be pretty good at Mandarin.  However, I suck.  While it doesn’t take much to find someone who speaks better Mandarin Chinese than me here are 10 non-native Chinese speakers who rock the language. […]

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5000 Years of Chinese Sex

21. January 2009

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When I think of places to visit in China I first think of the typical things that people think about visiting in China–the Great Wall of China, the Terracotta Soldiers, and of course the Sichuan Panda Reserve (to visit those ever adorable pandas).  Imagine my surprise when I discovered the China Sex Museum in Tongli, […]

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