Dinosaurs are a real business at Henan Geological Museum

Pangzi had a hard time understanding intellectual property creation and globalisation of production, so I thought a trip to the Henan Geological Museum was inevitable. “Daddy, if dinosaurs walked all parts of the Earth,” Pangzi wondered aloud, “why do we only see them in the West?” “You mean why they only appear in Hollywood movies?” …

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Is there a China Legoland?

The days of living in Shanghai seem an eternity ago but I make it a point to return every now and then. The problem is finding an excuse for Pangzi to follow me there. Today’s excuse is the China Legoland. “Daddy, is there really a China Legoland?” Pangzi asked suspiciously. “Why yes, that’s why you …

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Hundreds of dinosaurs at Rice National Park

My eyebrows raised a little when I read about the RMB2.3 billion invested in the new Rice National Park in China. “Daddy, how much is RMB2.3 billion?” Pangzi asked. I thought of the only way I could possibly explain this obscene amount to him. “You’re coming with me to visit the Rice National Park. Then …

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