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Updated: 2013-07-16 07:14
Highlights from chinadaily.com.cn
Photo: A number of famous buildings around the world have their copycat versions in China, including the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the US Capitol Building and the Sydney Opera House.
Bilingual: The governor of an Indonesian province said on Saturday he had ordered his top staff to replace their female secretaries with men following a string of extramarital affairs, AFP reported.
Buzzword: In Japan, hikikomori, a term that's also used to describe young people who withdraw, is a word that everyone knows. It refers to as many as a million young people who are thought to remain holed up in their homes - sometimes for decades at a time. They want to go out into the world, they want to make friends or find lovers, but they can't.
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Blog: What Americans Need To Learn From Chinese? Blogger MichaelM digs into his two-year experience in China and writes what he believes the West can learn to make life in the West better.
News talk: An incident in which two young Chinese couples fought over a photo shoot location in Provence, southeastern France, has further fueled discussions over the behavior of Chinese tourists abroad. It came after an incident in May in which a 15-year-old Chinese schoolboy carved his name on a 3,500-year-old temple relic in Egypt. Join the discussions at our online forum and share your view.
(China Daily USA 07/16/2013 page3)