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The Week March 25, 2011

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Mona Lisa smiles

Mona Lisa is at a shopping mall in Shenyang this week. A Chinese jewelry collector, who prefers to remain unnamed, created a replica of the world-famous painting using 100,000 carats worth of precious jewels. It took him five years to complete the replica, right down to that famous Mona Lisa smile. Of course, we at The Week know how she got that smile …

Following the Paper Trail

Englishman Alexander Monro, who was once a student in China, has won England’s Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for his upcoming book, The Paper Trail. The book will follow the trail of paper from its invention in China 2,000 years ago. But with so many modern offices and homes going “paper-less” by using email instead of letters and computer files instead of paper files, exactly how is paper being used today?

Spring exercises

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to get fit this spring. Exercise experts this week report that you can even get fit at the office with these simple exercises. But is working out at your workplace really practical? The Week investigates …

(中国日报网英语点津 Helen 编辑)

The Week March 25, 2011

About the broadcaster:

The Week March 25, 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.