China in Focus Magazine

Contents of SACU's former magazine China in Focus for the year 1999.

For more details about the current magazine please visit the China Eye page.


Issue 6 (Spring 1999)

Sinofile - Chris Chalmers gives a regular round-up of news from China

Strengthening Ties - Michael Heseltine explains the role of the UK/China Forum

The Politics of History - John Gittings looks at the profound significance of anniversaries for Chinese politics

The Land of Teahouses - Gwenaële Chesnais explores the world of Sichuanese teahouses

Through Chinese Eyes - A diary of first impressions of Britain translated by Liu Hong Cannon

The Love of Teaching in China - Rosalind Fordyce explains the teacher exchange system and describes its benefits

The Lhasa Spring - Jane Caple gives an account of the demonstrations and comments on the current situation in Tibet

Shanghai Vice or Shanghai Nice ? - Neil Taylor wonders whether Virgin Atlantic's newly announced service from Heathrow will enable tour companies to operate in an otherwise tough year for tourism to China

Yan Huang Festival and Book Reviews - Rachel Harris and Francesca Tarocco review the Chinese Arts Festival at Canary Wharf and Tsering Shakya reviews the new book The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modem Tibet since 1947.


Issue 7 (Autumn 1999)

Sinofile - Chris Chalmers gives a regular round-up of news from China

Adam and Eve in Trouble - Jo McMcMiIlan discovers the secret to a happy marriage in Beijing's Eden

Rice Roots Democracy - Zhang Lijia meets the carpenter upsetting his village leaders

The People's Professionals - Jo Rhodes-Jiao introduces the VSO China program

Friends Forever - Jenny Clegg explores the history of Sino-British friendship organisations

The Love of Teaching in China - Rosalind Fordyce explains the teacher exchange system and describes its benefits

Aviation and Liberation - Rachel Harris observes the 50th Anniversary of the plane crash that brought down a Republic

Paris of the East - Alexandra Thompson digs deep to discover Shanghai's past

University Spotlight - Hugh Baker pays tribute to legendary Chinese teacher Mr. T'ung

Branch and Roots - Jim Pennington outlines the successes of SACU's Cheltenham group

Arts in Focus - Rachel Harris, Francesca Tarocco, Rob Stallard and Bob Benewick review music, books and events.

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