Our links for Mar 15 2007:
- Catshanghai » Shanghai Taxi Hacks – Easily forgotten in a Shanghai taxi-hunting rage
- China Web2.0 Review » » Hipihi: China’s Second Life – MMORPGs and virtual currencies are well established in China already. Surely a virtual world like Second Life is a shoo-in? Informed bloggers weigh in.
- Ban smoking in China? A state-run industry has objections – International Herald Tribune – China has 350 million smokers, more than the entire population of Russia, Germany and Japan combined. The habit kills about a million people a year in China and costs an estimated $5 billion annually in medical bills.
- Science trumping tourism in China’s “Valley of Kings” – Yahoo! News – “If any dig is going to be undertaken we have to ensure that what is found can be preserved, otherwise we will be killing the chicken that lays the golden egg.”