“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
The Shanghai World Expo is living up to its name of providing a Better City and Better Life to the people by taking actions to help Mother Earth and her environment. Learn more about Voluntary Emission Reductions and what you can do to help.
Because of the coming World Expo in Shanghai, stricter security measures have been implemented in the metro and also as far as the Beijing Railway Station. Expo volunteers suddenly appeared too, apparently to make commuter’s lives easier.
How the Shanghai metro and its riders has grown and improved over the years in China, as well as a somewhat physical altercation with a shameless gate-jumper.
TIME’s Bryan Walsh points a finger at China for “seiz[ing] the moral high ground” during climate talks last week and warns that the “U.S. … might get lapped.”
…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.
A “domestic” Chinese cartoon is exposed by Chinese netizens to have copied numerous character and story elements from popular Japanese anime Pokemon and Naruto.
Lip-Bu Tan (Cadence), Symbio, & Microsoft shared insights into working with the Chinese government, the difficulty of penetrating inner circle of elites, and reasons for optimism for China 2010.
Microsoft, KPMG, Symbio, and Cadence offer their thoughts on innovation, the myth of cheap labor, staff retention, and more business issues relating to China.
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”.
Experiences & examples suggesting that Chinese companies won’t sue you for money you owe them, & how foreigners can improve their legal contracts with Chinese.