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The World Expo And The Chinese Homecoming

The World Expo And The Chinese Homecoming

Do you see the World Expo as a homecoming for the overseas Chinese? Hillary Clinton shares some points on Chinese-Americans during her visit to the Shanghai World Expo.

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What The World & The Chinese Can Learn From Shanghai

What The World & The Chinese Can Learn From Shanghai

The 2010 Shanghai World Expo is not just about the beautifully-designed pavilions. There are a lot of things the world (and China) can learn from Expo 2010. The World Expo provides areas where various nationalities and cultures can understand each other and be ambassadors of good will and development.

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Sign That You Are A True Han Chinese

Sign That You Are A True Han Chinese

What is the one sign proving that you are a true Han Chinese (man)? Or if you aren’t Chinese, what is the one place you really need to go to in China to say you really have been here?

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The Hukou Domino Effect

The Hukou Domino Effect

The hukou issue presents more reasons to debate about it–abolish it or not? How do we go about it serving 1.3 billion Chinese?

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America Interferes With China’s Internal Affairs, Yes, True, And…?

America Interferes With China’s Internal Affairs, Yes, True, And…?

Why authoritarian China is defying Western democratic expectations by not failing & imploding…and how foreigners indeed interfere with its internal affairs.

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Rednecks, Red Guards & Trolls: Kaiser Kuo on US-China Online

Rednecks, Red Guards & Trolls: Kaiser Kuo on US-China Online

Kaiser Kuo speaks at TEDxHonolulu about the crisis in US-China relationships on a person-to-person level, exacerbated by large-scale and unmediated contact over the internet.

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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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The Founding of a Republic Not Overwhelmed By Propaganda!

The Founding of a Republic Not Overwhelmed By Propaganda!

Review of China’s star-studded epic chronicling the Chinese Civil War between Chiang’s Nationalists & Mao’s Communists. This film celebrates the PRC’s 60th anniversary.

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National Day Parade To Be Bigger Than Olympic Opening Ceremony

National Day Parade To Be Bigger Than Olympic Opening Ceremony

Take a sneak peak of the massive parade being planned & rehearsed in Beijing for the People’s Republic of China’s upcoming 60th Anniversary on October 1, 2009.

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Talking Diplomatically: John Kerry On Climate Change

Talking Diplomatically: John Kerry On Climate Change

What can a former American presidential candidate and Frankenstein double teach us about diplomacy in communications over sensitive but important issues?

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Re-Education During Mao’s Cultural Revolution In China

Re-Education During Mao’s Cultural Revolution In China

Review of “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress,” a movie adaptation of Da Sijie’s book of the same title telling the tale of two young men, a beautiful rural girl, and reading banned books.

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Yu Hua’s ‘Brothers’: 4 Decades Of Social & Cultural Change In China

Yu Hua’s ‘Brothers’: 4 Decades Of Social & Cultural Change In China

Review of Yu Hua’s “Brothers” novel, a national sensation, that traces the lives of two step-brothers through the Mao era to Deng’s reforms to modern day China.

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Urumqi Riots, Western & Chinese Narratives, & Truths In The Middle

Urumqi Riots, Western & Chinese Narratives, & Truths In The Middle

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.

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Martyr’s Name Miscarved On Monument, Family Ignored

Martyr’s Name Miscarved On Monument, Family Ignored

Song You believes his brother’s name has been written incorrectly on his county’s monument to revolutionary martyrs. For thirty years he’s appealed to the local authorities without resolution.

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The Chinese Tourist (In The Eyes of The Taiwanese)

The Chinese Tourist (In The Eyes of The Taiwanese)

As more and more mainland Chinese are able to travel abroad, how are they being received? Here’s one account of a mainland tour group in Taiwan by a Taiwanese.

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