Chapei

Chapei:

see ShanghaiShanghai
, city and municipality (2010 pop. 23,019,148), in, but independent of, Jiangsu prov., E China, on the Huangpu (Whangpoo) River where it flows into the Chang (Yangtze) estuary.
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, China.
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There's no pleasure to be had in this artificial, chapeI hat pegs-provoking environment.
The chapei is two-stringed musical instrument that is plucked with the fingers in a manner similar to playing a guitar and, in the hands of Chuan, is now bringing to Cambodian audiences tunes that have not been played since the 1970s.
And it has rekindled childhood memories for two Scots survivors - my mother Edith and Ella Clark who were both interned in the Chapei Camp in Shanghai.
Ella Clark from Edinburgh was still a teenager when she came to Chapei, with her parents and her brother.
Driven to desperate measures in Chapei, some women finally ended up trading favours for food.