Month: November 2012

Promoting: 湮沒的歷史 (History of Oblivion)

Very good Hong Kong documentary about the people who try to reveal famine experienced during the Great Leap Forward, which isn’t taught officially in China’s schools: For those of you who only speak Mandarin, don’t fear, everyone interviewed speaks a…

走鬼呀!酒鬼呀!(RUN! Drunks!)

Who likes industrial-grade plastics in their wine? What? It’s “industrial-grade”, which means only the big boys and big girls use it, so it’s got to be good, right? Just like how milk does a body good! http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2012/11/23/baijiu-chinas-latest-health-scare High quality global…

國泰δημοκρατία

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/11/19/the_key_to_bringing_democracy_to_china But first, it’s necessary to dispel the widespread myth that China’s current political and economic system is uniquely responsible for China’s growth. Yes, in the last 30 years, China has done a remarkable job of lifting hundreds of millions…

China Bash: The Money behind It

http://www.chinahearsay.com/how-much-money-was-spent-bashing-china-during-the-u-s-election Joshua Stanton manages to connect the dots again, when it comes to adding up the numbers of how much was spent on “China and trade”-related advertising (which is pretty much a lot of China bashing). The total? “$45-million on…

Another Story From 拆那(China)

Chinese Villagers’ Homes Forcibly Demolished As They Slept … 2012 October 31, Luanchuan County Luanchuan Village Luozhuang Countryside, 82-year-old Xu Xianglan collapsed in front of her house, which is now in ruins, her two hands covering her face as tears…

“Unknown Identity”

In light of the Sino-Indian War, it is deplorable that ethnic Indians, Pakistanis, and other minorities, who have made a major contribution to Hong Kong society (a Chinese territory) are denied Hong Kong citizenship. 本人現任爲龔家令道製作主筆。關心東亞美洲兩地政治。 13=阝12=口 J=丁 (阿) L=氵 Z=工 (江) –1312JLZ…

What China Forgets, and What it Tries To

While China is trying to forget about a specific New York Times article which exposes outgoing Premier Wen, Jia-Bao’s family fortunes to be estimated at 2.7BillionUSD –or rather, blocks access to the Chinese language version of the New York Times–…