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Beijing Scene, Volume 5, Issue 16, July 9 - July 15

More Than a Foot Rub:
The Ancient Art of Reflexology
"I've given a million ladies a million foot massages, and they all meant something." Vincent Vega, Pulp Fiction.

In Short: July 9 - July 15, 1999
Rent-a-Dad, PLA to NBA, New Currency, 'July Killer' Virus Strikes in Asia, 'July Killer' Virus Strikes in Asia and Panda Expert Opposes Cloning.

Comrade Language: The End of the World (as we know it) and other Natural Disasters
If an cosmic collision were to occur with an asteroid the size of 1997XF, the resulting devastation would be approximately 500 million times worse than the Great Leap Forward.

Best Bite: Cold War Cuisine
Dog Soup and Raw Beef, Pyongyang-Style

Culture Scene: Giant
Beijing-born and trained martial arts magician Jet Li has all the right moves in the action-packed Black Mask.

Ask Ayi: CHESS
Hey Ayi, I donıt suppose you know much about Western chess, but can you at least outline the rules of the Middle Kingdomıs national game ­ Chinese chess?

FYI: Tailors
When silk alley disappoints and department stores donıt stock your size, try these tailors for Western- and Chinese-style clothing:

Yanghunzi vs. Shudaizi

Zhao Le: July 9 - July 15, 1999
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