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Old Man Or Little Girl: Who Is More Shameless?

Old Man Or Little Girl: Who Is More Shameless?

Rules in riding the public transportation: 1. Take the initiative when paying your fare. 2. Give up your seat to the elderly, weak, and/or pregnant. But what happens when rude people take the bus or metro?

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Shanghai Metro Explosion

Shanghai Metro Explosion

There was a rumor going around in the internet that an explosion occurred in the Shanghai Metro 25th of June in the afternoon. Trace its roots and find out what really happened. Such is the power of social media.

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Expo Biz – San Antonio Can Learn From Hawaii, San Francisco

Expo Biz – San Antonio Can Learn From Hawaii, San Francisco

What does San Antonio lack in terms of doing business that Hawaii and San Francisco have? Lessons San Antonio can learn after an investment seminar at the USA Pavilion that turned out…differently.

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Shanghai World Expo Opening @ The Bund, Netizens Reactions

Shanghai World Expo Opening @ The Bund, Netizens Reactions

Shanghai staged a grand fireworks display to kick-off the opening of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The event was definitely one for the books. And because of that, mixed reactions were heard about the crowd turnout and the location of the fireworks display.

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Quote: Cao Jianzhi on The Image of Shanghainese

Quote: Cao Jianzhi on The Image of Shanghainese

“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…” ... 

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Proposed Yushu Earthquake Pavilion: Good Idea Or Not?

Proposed Yushu Earthquake Pavilion: Good Idea Or Not?

Children’s writer Zheng Yuanjie proposes a Yushu Earthquake Memorial Hall for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo to grieve for the victims. Netizens give him a piece of their mind.

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Google Leaving China Will Not Be A Revolution, Televised Or Not

Google Leaving China Will Not Be A Revolution, Televised Or Not

Google leaving China will not be as big a revolution in the business world as you think. Getting excited over China’s loss of face may be playing into its hand.

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Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google In China Is Better Than No Google In China

Google.cn features manipulated & censored search results, but it still offers Chinese internet users a choice other than Baidu. Less choice is less freedom.

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English Blogs About China: Moser Interviews Goldkorn & Anti

English Blogs About China: Moser Interviews Goldkorn & Anti

Summary of interesting points and the English-language China blogs mentioned in the recent BON TV David Moser interview with Jeremy Goldkorn and Michael Anti.

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Empire State Building Honoring PRC 60th Anniversary Outrage

Empire State Building Honoring PRC 60th Anniversary Outrage

Americans outraged by the Empire State Building honoring the People’s Republic of China’s 60th anniversary with red and yellow lighting reveal their own bias & hypocrisy.

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Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

Taiwan Is A Renegade Province Because China Says So

…and why that is one of the lousiest arguments in the never-ending debate over whether Taiwan is an independent state or merely a renegade province that rightfully belongs to the PRC.

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American Bias & Insecurity From China’s One-Party Autocracy?

American Bias & Insecurity From China’s One-Party Autocracy?

How did Thomas Friedman’s mere suggestion that China’s one-party autocracy is more efficient at making decisions label him as demanding Communist revolution?

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Capital Punishment In China: Death Vans & Organ Harvesting

Capital Punishment In China: Death Vans & Organ Harvesting

China executes the most criminals per year in the world & Beijing has recently moved away from firing squads to lethal injections, including mobile “death vans”.

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Urumqi vs. Lhasa News, Uighurs vs. Iranians, Progaganda & Spin

Urumqi vs. Lhasa News, Uighurs vs. Iranians, Progaganda & Spin

What does American media’s coverage of the 2008 Lhasa Tibetan riots vs. 2009 Urumqi Uighur riots tell us about Americans? Can Uighur activists engage in spin?

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Taiwanese Identity Survey: False Choice, Nationalism, Regionalism

Taiwanese Identity Survey: False Choice, Nationalism, Regionalism

A recent survey showed that 64.6% of respondents in Taiwan identified themselves as Taiwanese, 11.5% Chinese, while 18.1% both Taiwanese and Chinese. So what?

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