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Rare Fish Display For Boosting Business?

A shop owner in Hebei province wanted to promote his new fish shop, so he hung these rare fish for sale in the street, including this crocodile. (screenshot).

Lawrence Solomon: China’s Coming Fall PDF Print E-mail
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Lawrence Solomon   

Like the Soviet Union before it, much of China’s supposed boom is illusory — and just as likely to come crashing down

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This ethos of corruption is captured in a popular song in China, I want to marry a government official, whose lyrics explain why an official makes for a good matrimonial catch: “He has power, a car and house; He only needs to drink tea and read the newspaper during work; He never spends his own money on cigarettes and alcohol; He can get free food every day; He can get promoted by only kissing his boss’s ass.”

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