Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

Archive for November, 2017

Friday Food 185 – Liangfen

Friday food is a weekly article about one of the more unusual food items to be found in Liuzhou that week. This week, we are having fun. Liagfen (凉粉) is a type of noodle made from starch and water. It is sometimes referred to as ‘starch jelly’ and is usually made from mung bean starch […]

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Trusty Vegetables

Having alluded to this in my last post, I  suppose I ought to explain more. I guessed a local had set it up. A few weeks back, as I was returning home from work (the curse of the drinking classes*) I spotted this at the entrance to the neighbourhood semi-compound where I live. I guessed  […]

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Vegetables and Death

I don’t know what to make of this. Yet, it’s something I’ve seen often. From Liuzhou’s media, yesterday. Obviously, I don’t know where you are or come from, but, despicable as the Daily Mail and anything Murdoch breaths on are, there is no way the media in the UK would publish this. Yet in China, […]

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Gun Central

Who knew? It seems Liuzhou is (or was) the centre of an international arms network. 58 people across China have been arrested including an unspecified number of foreigners. The gang is understood to have bought gun parts from overseas suppliers and trafficked them around China using courier services. Shenzhen, in Guangdong province, was identified as […]

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