Chapei

Chapei:

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, 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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Some students, meanwhile, are more interested in K-pop and modelling than apsara or the chapei.
In reality, Akira once witnessed "the huddled low rooftops across the canal" (56) when he and his mother accidentally took a carriage going through Chapei district.
For instance, when he was in Chapei district looking for his parents, he was rather shocked to find that the poorest people lived in those warren-like places, akin to an ants' nest, with seven or eight people sharing.
36) It should be noted that Kwee was similarly disdainful of Chinese nationalism in the Indies, as evident in his searing criticism of young men who enlisted to go to China after the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931 in his novel Pendekar dari Chapei (The champ of Chapei) (1932); see also his play Korbannya Yi Yung Thoan (Victim of the Brigade of Courage) (1928), compiled in Damono and Budianta 2009.
La scene de la rencontre entre Yen et Megan Davis s'ouvre sur l'incendie de Chapei, une banlieue de Shanghai durant la guerre civile.
33) In the course of the ensuing two years, the conditions of this agreement were repeatedly adjusted along with another order for a different power plant in the Shanghai area, that of Chapei (Zhabei).
4, Shanghai and Chapei I power plants, a report from the ministry of mechanical engineering for the embassy of the Czechoslovak Republic in Beijing (6 August 1955); ibid.
There's no pleasure to be had in this artificial, chapeI hat pegs-provoking environment.
18) He then worked for the Skoda steel company in Czechoslovakia (1925-29), and received an assignment from Skoda to establish an electrical power plant in Chapei (north of Shanghai) in 1930-31.
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.