Andy Boreham

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Xinjiang travel vlog: Andy checks out the capital city, Urumqi - Travel in China
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Xinjiang travel vlog: Andy checks out the capital city, Urumqi

After spending a week in Kashgar, Andy flew around 1,500 kilometers to the capital, Urumqi. Sure, it's much like every other capital in China, but it also has its unique charms... 
Xinjiang travel vlog: Andy checks out the ancient city of Kashgar - Travel in China
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Xinjiang travel vlog: Andy checks out the ancient city of Kashgar

Andy headed to the ancient city of Kashgar, in China's far west, to take a look around.
One Day One Job: a day in the life of a Shanghai firefighter - China Opinion
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One Day One Job: a day in the life of a Shanghai firefighter

When I spent a day with the guys at Shanghai's Hongkou Fire Station recently, I learned there's a lot more to it than that.
Will brands think twice about cancel culture after H&M cotton debacle? - China Opinion
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Will brands think twice about cancel culture after H&M cotton debacle?

I'm hoping the recent H&M debacle in China will force brands to act more responsibly instead of so quickly appeasing baizuo who want blood at any cost, usually lacking credibility.

Four decades in China: The Turkish man and his treasured belongings - China Opinion
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Four decades in China: The Turkish man and his treasured belongings

Noyan Rona has collected a lifetime worth of "things" during his four decades in China, much of which is now shown off in pride of place in his 300-square-meter villa in Pudong.
What?! Is buying a cat in Shanghai really that expensive?! - China Opinion
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What?! Is buying a cat in Shanghai really that expensive?!

I went down to Big Boss recently, a pet store near my home, to sit down and have a play with some of Shanghai's most popular cats as I chatted with store manager Jiangjiang.
Living like a local: the German artist and her century-old traditional Shanghai home - China Opinion
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Living like a local: the German artist and her century-old traditional Shanghai home

"I like the connectedness to the Chinese culture in this compound," Yolanda vom Hagen told me. She's also the only foreigner there.
Online meeting of COVID-19 experts shows likely slow return to normalcy - China Opinion
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Online meeting of COVID-19 experts shows likely slow return to normalcy

Zhong Nanshan and Anthony Fauci took part in an online chat about the current COVID-19 situation this week. They spoke about vaccination and how to get more people to sign up.
Seeing is believing as China kicks poverty - China In Focus News
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Seeing is believing as China kicks poverty

China's proclamation to eliminate absolute poverty by the end of 2020 may have sparked skepticism but Andy Boreham has witnessed it in real terms.
Come with me for a stroll along my favorite part of Shanghai's Suzhou Creek - China Opinion
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Come with me for a stroll along my favorite part of Shanghai's Suzhou Creek

Often overshadowed by its bigger and more famous brother, Shanghai's Suzhou Creek – it's really a river, by the way – is one of the city's most pleasant stretches. 
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