“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
Why China is the worst place to study controversial issues, great Chinese websites for dining, travel, cosmetics, IT, & education reviews, & 338 million users!
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?
Turkey and Azerbaijan news media reports that China executed 196 Uighurs in connection with the recent Urumqi riots scruitnized while The Onion satirizes China.
Experiences & examples suggesting that Chinese companies won’t sue you for money you owe them, & how foreigners can improve their legal contracts with Chinese.
Seeing both sides of the ethnic violence and resentment between Uighurs & Han Chinese that led to the Urumqi riots, and finding what’s missing in the narrative.
Is American hegemony tied to its aptitude for soccer (er, football)? Is Transformers 2 really just a big commercial for the United States to sell its weapons?
Business opportunities and insights for China’s 4th-6th tier cities, and China’s massively lucrative counterfeit cigarette industry (& how you can get into it!).