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Drinking in China

b2ap3_thumbnail_image003_20140319-063459_1.jpgDespite media portrayals of China as "conservative," the country is quite liberal when it comes to alcohol, more so than most Western countries. Furthermore, alcohol consumption isn't relegated to the indoors like a bar or club and can be consumed almost anywhere. Tsingtao is the country's signature beer - and it isn't a bad one either! So if you're doing an internship in China and like to drink, you're in the right place.   The legal drinking age in China is 18, suitable because you must be 18-years-old to do an internship in Beijing or an internship in Shanghai. Alcohol is ubiquitous in Beijing and Shanghai, and China is hardly Puritan when it comes to the stuff. You can buy alcohol at the corner store, at the supermarkets and at the abundant liquor and cigarette shops. Beer is cheap. A 600ml (the standard size in China) bottle of Beijing's local beer Yanjing costs...
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