Xin magazine

Economy of Compassion

{China and charity? They don’t match. They never did. Not because humanitarian zeal would be lacking – that’s a prejudice. Charity in China used to be a government affair, surrounded by legal restrictions, but nowadays government support is waning. According to one social entrepreneur, a rising phenomenon of private enterprise: “We must cater fo r many. And the only way to do this sustainably is by generating sustainable profits.”}
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The charms of Macau: Luís Vaz de Camões and his date with fate

{Eccentrics, expats, cosmopolitan people and poets owe their existence to colonialism, their basso continuo being nothing but the maze without exits...}
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Seeking Food Soul Hong Kong

“Raplicious” Reid Mitchell: {“In Hong Kong all four elements were happening in equal measure – the cuisine, the wine, the sea, and the women. The city teaches me that dining could happen at a spiritual level.”}
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Asian food films

Asian food films
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Pots and pans and terracotta warriors

Kevin Schoenmakers is a Sinology student, currently enrolled at Fudan University in Shanghai. He bought his first camera for a trip to China in 2008, and has been hooked to both China and photography ever since.
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Download the XiN Surprise mini-edition

Download the XiN Surprise mini-edition Be sure to pick up your long-awaited print issue scheduled for the first week in May
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