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The Week June 3, 2011

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Children’s Day: Is it for everyone?

A woman in Guangzhou this week took to the streets asking that she be allowed to take off June 1, which was International Children’s Day, to spend more time with her child. That’s a sensible idea. What’s not so sensible is grownups acting like children as an excuse to celebrate International Children’s Day. That could lead to more children acting like grownups.

Candwich: A sandwich in a can

The Internet is buzzing this week with the newest meal in a can. It’s called the Candwich because it’s a sandwich in a can. Joining us for an exclusive interview with the inventor is our senior correspondent on strange things you can find in cans, Chris Clark.

Chuar Wars

Summer’s here, which means it’s time for silly sports. This week, the sports world is making fun of Bo-Taoshi. A team of Japanese military cadets will do anything to capture a giant pole controlled by the other team. Here in China, we wouldn’t fight over a silly pole. But when it comes to who gets the last shish kabob, which we call chuar, what can happen is, well, Chuar Wars …

(中国日报网英语点津 Helen 编辑)

The Week June 3, 2011

About the broadcaster:

The Week June 3, 2011

Renee Haines is an editor and broadcaster at China Daily. Renee has more than 15 years of experience as a newspaper editor, radio station anchor and news director, news-wire service reporter and bureau chief, magazine writer, book editor and website consultant. She came to China from the United States.