Month: December 2011

西朝鮮足球

It’s funny. Having read “China Sucks At Football/Soccer. What Does That Tell Us?” Last week, I was listening to 陶傑 (Chip Tsao)‘s radio program, 光明頂 (“Bright Summit”): In which he talked about the North Korean situation regarding Kim, Jong-il’s recent…

Real Names on Weibo

As discussed here: http://www.chinahearsay.com/beijing-passes-new-rules-for-microblogs and in passing here: http://chinageeks.org/2011/12/on-chen-guangcheng-and-batman Weibo, China’s twitter is now going to require you to use your real name. Many people argue that political dissidence will be silenced from the fear that people won’t voice their…

Batman Failed

http://chinageeks.org/2011/12/on-chen-guangcheng-and-batman http://seeingredinchina.com/2011/12/16/christian-bale-visited-linyi-does-foreign-pressure-mean-anything-to-the-chinese-govt With Hollywood star, Christian Bale‘s visit [accompanied by CNN crew] to the town where Chinese civil rights activist, 陳光誠 (Chen, Guang-cheng) is being held under house arrest. Now there are many debates on the China Geeks website, as…