bamboo curtain


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an ideological barrier around communist China especially in the 1950s and 1960s

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The deal is for the ecological maintenance of indoor and outdoor green areas, green roofs, a bamboo curtain as well as indoor plants on the premises of the buildings over a period of four years.
"Some in Europe and elsewhere see the world changing and want to shut China off behind a bamboo curtain of trade barriers.
The sturdy plant indigenous to the region was actually a euphemism for many local operations, such a the communication grapevine being called the Bamboo Telegraph, or the later Bamboo Curtain used as the East Asian version of the East European Iron Curtain.
When the Rodin sculpture "The Kiss" was exhibited in Tokyo in the 1920s, it was hidden behind a bamboo curtain, and kissing scenes were carefully deleted from Hollywood movies shown in occupied Japan after World War Two.
These are early days in the process, but the signs are already there that Brum can benefit from links with friends beyond what used to be called the Bamboo Curtain.
Eventually I found a hole in the Bamboo Curtain and managed to obtain a few samples.
The child fell from a second floor balcony which is heavily protected by metal railings and a dense bamboo curtain.
The comic travelled behind the bamboo curtain for Paul Merton In China, a new fourpart series which kicks off tomorrow on five.
Behind the bamboo curtain; China, Vietnam, and the world beyond Asia.
Although the Iron Curtain has been removed and the Bamboo Curtain is now opened up with trade zones, there are still parts of the world where outsiders are distrusted and outside ideas forbidden.
Then, a nation will truly re-emerge from behind the bamboo curtain to rejoin the world.
Caterpillar, which entered the Chinese market soon after President Nixon cracked open the Bamboo Curtain, takes the market so seriously that it has shaped the experience base of top management.
But with the sport growing in popularity every year there are some suggestions the top 16 rankings in 2010 could be dominated by players from behind the Bamboo Curtain.