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