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China Steps Up In Ebola Fight
One of the significant developments in globalization over the past 15 years has been China's growing political and economic ties with the global south. They have large investments in Africa and a ...
Richard Lyon 11/07/2014 21 1 - -
50,000 protesters take over financial capital of Asia (and they aren't going home)
In news that is rocking the world citizens of Hong Kong have taken over not only the financial district but most of Hong Kong and across the harbor into Kowloon. Some estimates put the numbers as ...
ban nock 09/30/2014 63 137 2 -
Virgos need not apply
There are so many brain-dead reasons for culling job candidates, from age, to gender, to race -- these are illegal, but good luck trying to prove you've been rejected because of these. But at least ...
EarthquakeWeather 09/26/2014 11 7 - -
She passed us her wisdom and courage: Yuri Kochiyama, RIP
Now she has passed on. Rest in Peace. Yuri Kochiyama. May 19, 1921 to June 1, 2014. She was a daughter, mother, grandmother, friend, mentor, activist and powerful example to so many people ...
Denise Oliver Velez 06/06/2014 66 101 2 -
A letter circulating in China shows how bad Baidu is
Baidu is considered by many as the Chinese version of Google. However, unlike Google, whose company motto is "don't do evil", Baidu seems to believe the capitalist principle of money at all cost. ...
xgz 05/14/2014 6 7 - -
Why the American media blackout on Taiwan?
Citizens flood Taipei's downtown in support of Sunflower Student Movement Two weeks ago here in Taipei a large group of student activists took control of the congress building and have remained ...
EricMaderLin 04/01/2014 28 27 - -
As an Asian-American who's actually been called "ching chong ding dong"
...There's been a bit of a brouhaha, whether deserved or not, over Colbert's use of a particular phrase for his satire of the racism inherent in the Washington football team name, and there's ...
buoren 04/01/2014 204 218 1 -
First Lady Michelle Obama Wins for US in China
Rarely in the history of First Ladies has an occupant made a more impactful and timely visit to a counterpart nation, in time of strategic challenge. Dolly Madison Eleanor Roosevelt and ...
empireport 03/26/2014 9 16 - -
Taiwan Students Occupy the Legislature over China Services Trade Pact
Last week Taiwan students occupied their legislature in protest over the ruling party's undemocratic railroading of a trade pact with China through a committee. The pact, deeply unpopular, is a ...
Vorkosigan 03/25/2014 7 32 2 -
A Boy’s Thoughts On His Coming Of Age
hailanzhiguang 03/24/2014 9 15 1 -
Women's History: Asian and Asian Pacific Islander Americans
Photo posted to twitter #NotYourAsianSidekick, started by Suey Park (@suey_park) decrying stereotypes of Asian American women (Femi Oke/Twitter) History is not simply the past, and young Asian and ...
Denise Oliver Velez 03/24/2014 99 129 4 -
Massacre in Kunming work of Uyghur separatists
Yesterday more than a dozen men (and possibly two women according to some eyewitnesses) dressed in black, wearing facemasks and armed with long knives attacked the crowd waiting at the Kunming ...
xgz 03/01/2014 12 13 - -
The best video I've ever watched
This video about children's view on gay marriage is making rounds on Chinese blogosphere. It made me optimistic about our future. It's in English with Chinese subtitle:
xgz 11/09/2013 6 4 - -
People's Daily new headquaters building: A symbol of what?
The picture of the new headquarters building of the official Chinese communist Party newspaper People's Daily has gone viral on Chinese blogosphere. The reason? It looks like a big "FU" symbol. ...
xgz 09/22/2013 17 7 - -
US Covered-Up for Decades the Largest Use of Biological & Chemical Weapons in History
Whatever the fate of the recent proposal to disarm Syria's chemical weapon arsenal, there remain many reasons why one should oppose U.S. military action against Syria. But given that the government ...
Valtin 09/12/2013 240 240 13 -
Feds Open JP Morgan Bribery Investigation
From The New York Times : Federal authorities have opened a bribery investigation into whether JPMorgan Chase hired the children of powerful Chinese officials to help the bank win lucrative ...
ericlewis0 08/19/2013 15 32 1 -
My Sixth Grade Son’s Non-violent Organization
In 2007 my son Kuang was six years old and he was in first grade in China. One day, Kuang and a friend were playing outside. They saw a large group of sixth-graders playing with ants, drowning them ...
hailanzhiguang 08/13/2013 19 13 1 -
Cirque du Soleil Shows Tank Man Image to Beijing Audience
The French Canadian circus company Cirque du Soleil displayed the Tiananmen Tank Man photo, photoshoped to show Micheal Jackson as the tank man, on the giant screen during a recent performance in ...
xgz 08/10/2013 5 11 - -
Explosion at Beijing Capitol International Airport (photos)
A man in wheelchair detonated a home-made bomb at the arrivals terminal (terminal 3) at Beijing Capitol International Airport, injuring himself. Here is a report about the motive of the bombing.
xgz 07/20/2013 8 12 - -
To Chinese and their homes, "China" means "demolishing"
The English word "China" can be transliterated into Chinese as "chai na", which means "in the process of demolishing". This has become a popular name for China in Chinese blogosphere, because of ...
xgz 07/16/2013 7 8 - -
The last time someone built a really big wall to keep unwanted people out...
The Great Wall of China, not so much visible from the moon, was the crown jewel of ancient Chinese government programs. The Great Wall was built, in theory, to protect China from incursions from ...
sujigu 06/24/2013 35 13 - -
Suzhou University Issues 2nd Public Statement about Ping Fu
Ping Fu's alma mater appears very much angered by Ping Fu's memoir which contained many unbelievable and unflattering descriptions about the university. It has requested that Fu retract her words ...
xgz 06/14/2013 5 4 - -
The Chinese Dilemma
When I think of immigration reform in the US today, I think of people migrating here from across our southern border in search of work, usually for low-skilled and low-paying jobs --- such as farm ...
Bud Meyers 06/09/2013 29 22 2 -
Let's not forget Tiananmen
It's the anniversary of June 4, 1989 Tiananmen democracy movement again. We should not forget those who gave their lives for democracy 24 years ago.
xgz 06/03/2013 16 15 - -
June 4, 1989 in our memory
Another year has passed, and China is still under a dictatorship. Students who braved bullets on Tiananmen Square 24 years ago are now in their middle ages. Most of the younger generation in China ...
xgz 06/01/2013 7 11 - -
US About to Become One Big Factory Farm for China UPDATED! Sign Petition to Stop Sale!
China's largest meat processor struck a surprise $4.7 billion agreement to acquire Smithfield Foods Inc., a deal that would mark the biggest Chinese takeover of an American company and underscores ...
VL Baker 06/01/2013 294 200 3 -
Cultural Revolution style persecution
Quote from John Batchelor "Additional: Ping Fu's careful recounting of her recollections of life during Mao's Cultural Revolution has brought down ...
silk skirt 05/21/2013 12 2 - -
China Called: They'd Like Okinawa Back
Two Chinese academics who allegedly believe they are scholars published an article in the Peoples Daily claiming that Okinawa belongs to China. Supposedly these two geniuses work for a "top" ...
Mishima 05/11/2013 21 12 - -
The Daily Music Break: Yu Hong Mei
Cross-Posted at THE DAILY MUSIC BREAK , the site that features good music regardless of era or genre. Please visit. The erhu is a stringed instrument played in China, as Wikipedia explains: The ...
cweinsch 05/07/2013 6 2 - -
Reporter Abandons Her Own Wedding to Report on Earthquake in Her Wedding Gown Hey - first things first. One reporter in China went above and beyond the call of duty when she ...
dov12348 04/22/2013 8 6 - -
After devastating earthquake, donors shun China's Red Cross
A magnitude 7 earthquake hit China's Sichuan province this morning (last night US time). Initial reports were at least 150 people were killed and over 3000 injured, and massive damages to properties.
xgz 04/20/2013 6 14 - -
***Update: Statement of Opposition to Racist Labels Used by Kossacks to Criticize President Obama
***UPDATE - due to the overwhelming and gratifying response to this diary - it has now become almost impossible for some people to get it to load, and we are struggling to add all of the names of ...
Black Kos 04/18/2013 2524 983 42 -
China’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution – The Origins of Ultra-Left Ultra-Violence (pt. 1)
Mass rally in Tiananmen Square during the Cultural Revolution with crowd waving Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" You can't understand today’s China unless you ...
HamdenRice 04/01/2013 113 86 16 -
The Ping Fu song
Someone came up with a lyric using the tune of Bob Dylan's Blowin' in the Wind ( to tell Ping Fu's story. Update: More stanzas to the lyric. A 2nd poem ...
xgz 03/12/2013 13 5 1 -
Urban China Photo Diary: Beijing, Shanghai & Guilin
I accompanied my brother on a trip to China recently, and stayed on for a extra week traveling on my own to Guangxi province. Beijing Population 19 million Tienanmen The Forbidden ...
Lefty Coaster 03/12/2013 19 34 1 -
Curriculum Night and Auction Night ---My son won a meeting with a NY state Senator
Last night was a big night for my son’s middle school: it was the annual Curriculum night and Auction night. The Curriculum night started in the late afternoon. There are different activities ...
hailanzhiguang 03/07/2013 19 18 - -
Sheldon Adelson's company ADMITS to bribing foreign officials
Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate that spent over $150 million in independent expenditures to help Republican candidates in the 2012 elections, has admitted to bribing foreign officials : "There ...
DownstateDemocrat 03/06/2013 13 24 - -
Lost in Translation
I acquired my first copy of Tao Te Ching in a box of books from friends who were moving, back in the mid 70's. It was the Witter Bynner translation, and, in the pre-internet age, it never occurred ...
NancyWH 03/02/2013 29 14 2 -
My Son's Chinese Rap Experience
My son left a job on Wall St. and moved to China to work and study Mandarin. He also recorded a hip-hop album while in Beijing and just recently filmed a music video for one song in Atlanta. I'm ...
mperloe 02/24/2013 5 6 - -
The need for building a Chinese American Kossack community
This is an introduction to a new Kossack group, Way of Dragon . The recent Ping Fu affair has taught us one thing: that Chinese Americans need a voice of our own. Others will not and cannot speak ...
xgz 02/23/2013 33 37 - -
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