Time to put a stop to these feasts

2007-12-26 13:50

The practice, known as "feasting on public money", is common all year round but banquets abound especially at year-end because this is the time for public relations.

Put on the spot?

2007-12-25 16:39

Reader question: What does this – Don't put me on the spot like that – mean?

“有参考价值”怎么说

2007-12-25 13:44

《中国翻译》2006年第2期刊登了《中国世界自然文化遗产对外宣传解说翻译失误分析》一文,读来令人耳目一新。

To look or not to look is the question

2007-12-24 14:54

What is the biggest cultural barrier for a Chinese to overcome when dealing with people from other countries?

When things don't add up

2007-12-21 13:51

Reader question: What does it mean when people say things "don't add up"?

Words and rhetoric

2007-12-18 14:44

If the world were changed by words, it would have shifted today – what does "words" mean here?

“国宾馆”怎么说

2007-12-18 14:28

“南京东郊国宾馆”的译文 Nan Jing Dongjiao State Guesthouse有不小的问题。

Face the reality of AIDS prevention

2007-12-17 11:25

How to reconcile the social morality deeply rooted in Confucianism with the need for candor and honesty?

Got to make allowances

2007-12-14 11:03

You've got to make allowances for their British accents – what does "make allowances" mean?

Appraisals need a fresh look

2007-12-12 11:27

Controversy aside, the system is not rational, and does not result in the effective management of human resources.

Off the charts

2007-12-11 11:29

Reader question: "They will be off the charts" – what's "off the charts".

Entertainer disguised as an academic

2007-12-10 11:43

We know the standard of beauty varies from person to person, and from place to place.

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