Month: December 2013

Poor Labor, Homeless Labor

In Korea, the railway strike is coming to an end. In Japan, people are still cleaning up the effects of the nuclear disaster from Fukushima. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/30/us-fukushima-workers-idUSBRE9BT00520131230 But they are hiring homeless, at a rate well below the minimum wage. Most…

Mao’s 120th Birthday

Did you celebrating and have fun? You’d better have, because it was mandatory, just like a North Korea Rock Party Anthem! Seriously though, Mao has a very controversial legacy: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1386953/china-still-dealing-legacy-mao-zedong-120-years-after-his-birth 蔣介石 (Chiang, Kai-Shek)‘s military campaigns had successfully pushed the communists…

China, Taxes, Making Money With Stock

While I was watching this documentary on China’s taxation regulation changes over the years… I was alerted to this website from the China Law Blog: http://chinastockswatch.com I’m not planning on investing in Chinese companies soon, but it’s good to look…

Jade Rabbit Rover Lands On Moon

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/jade-rabbit-landed-china-touches-150918507.html http://www.techinasia.com/china-lands-lunar-rover-on-moon China’s rover, named, the “Jade Rabbit (玉兔)” has landed on the moon. Taiwan media’s Chong Tian(中天)’s coverage of the announcement: Hong Kong-based, Chinese funded media, Phoenix Satellite Television(鳳凰衛視)’s discussion of the landing here: Not much hasn’t already been…