Beijing Scene, Volume 5, Issue 12, June 11-17

  Wired China
China's new generation: wired on a shoestring

In Short: June 11 - 17, 1999
Shanghai closes Internet cafes, Unicom IPO faces doubts,
Chinese ICPs to form industry organization, private companies to sell B shares...

Phone home cheap!
Use an ordinary phone (no IDD facility necessary) to dial the number shown on the card. Enter your card number and PIN followed by the phone number you want to call

Yanghunzi vs. Shudaizi
Get that office communication going!

Pekinese in Beijing
The only real 'Pekinese' is Peking man, who lived in Beijing 500,000 years ago. Otherwise, Beijing is a veritable hotpot of northern Chinese peoples

Best Bite: La Place Restaurant & Bar
by Jill Littleton
French-mediterranean restaurant is a welcome new attack by the forces of cultural imperialism






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