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Send Rat Infested Lyubov Orlova Ghost Ship to China

The Lyubov Orlova is a ghost ship that has been adrift in the North Atlantic for about a year.  It was built in 1976  and named after a Soviet female actress and singer.  Lyubov Orlova roughly translates to fallopian tubes, according to a pamphlet I found laying on the ground. The ship is believed to […]

China Current Events: December 16

China deploys ‘highly efficient’ rover onto Moon’s surface Experts say China’s ability to soft-land a spacecraft on the Moon represents a major step forwards for a country that appears determined to push deeper and deeper into space Dishwashers in high demand in Hong Kong amid shortage People who wash dishes at restaurants in Hong Kong […]

China Current Events April

Michael Jordan’s China Lawsuit Takes a Sad Turn You may recall that Michael Jordan sued a Chinese sportswear company in 2012, claiming that they infringed upon Jordan’s Chinese name and several logos that were similar to those used by Jordan or his sponsors.  Read more Asian Megacities. Seoul vs. Shanghai vs. Beijing Excellent/fascinating/incisive/development analysis of […]

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Current Events in China: April 1

Now In China’s Rivers: Decomposing Humans “Based on our overall measuring results in past years, water quality not only remained normal, but in some cases has even improved,” said Li Lei, deputy environmental bureau chief of Lanzhou, last week.  Read more China’s losing battle against state-backed polluters When Zijin Mining Group threatened to move its […]

Current Events in China: March 29

Why China Is Finally Abandoning Its One Child Policy One of the first announcements by the new administration taking charge in China this month was that the one child policy, which has been in effect since 1979, will be phased out. The end of this most repulsive of social policies is good news for human […]

Current Events in China: March 28

Video captures China sinkhole tragedy A 25-year-old man in China has died after a sinkhole opened up and swallowed him. See video Chinese navy makes waves in South China Sea A Chinese navy flotilla is conducting military drills at an island chain that is claimed by nearby Malaysia in a rare and provocative visit to […]

China Current Events: March 27

China, Vietnam Clash Over Disputed Islands China is once again at odds with a maritime neighbor over disputed islands, this time — as often — leading to a little shooting and a lot of posturing.  Read more China’s exploitation of Latin American natural resources raises concern Economic benefits countered by environmental damage and fears over […]

China Current Events: March 26

China Reportedly To Buy Russian Subs, Fighter Jets China has reportedly signed a deal to buy new submarines and Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia, the first such arms deal in nearly a decade.  Read more Myanmar pivots uneasily away from China Long in the shadow of its powerful neighbor, the increasingly open, independent country […]

Current Events in China: March 25

Behind China’s Switch to High-End Exports As rising labor costs push manufacturing of T-shirts, jeans and the like out of China, the country has been able to offset that loss by grabbing the high end.  Read more Search for love in China fuels ‘ghost marriages’; grave robbing Wei Guohua finally found his Mrs. Right – […]

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    • Enduring China-Japan Hatreds Risk Renewed Conflict Involving U.S. - Huffington Post October 4, 2015
      Huffington PostEnduring China-Japan Hatreds Risk Renewed Conflict Involving U.S.Huffington PostBEIJING--There are many obscure tourist sites in Beijing. One missed by many foreigners is the Chinese People's Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall. The museum illustrates why China, America's most fearsome potential competitor, and Japan, Washington's .
    • China Is Gearing Up for Corporate Governance - Institutional Investor October 4, 2015
      China Is Gearing Up for Corporate GovernanceInstitutional InvestorWe are embarking on a new era in global markets — likely one that has at its core China's increasing integration into the global financial system. As the country rebalances its economy, internationalizes its currency and allows greater foreign ...
    • Typhoon Mujigae Hits Southern China - Wall Street Journal October 4, 2015
      Wall Street JournalTyphoon Mujigae Hits Southern ChinaWall Street JournalBEIJING—A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving more than a dozen fishermen missing in the Philippines. Tens of thousands of people in southern China were evacuated ...Typhoon roars into south China; tens
    • As China growth flags, analysts weigh alternative indicators - Economic Times October 4, 2015
      Independent OnlineAs China growth flags, analysts weigh alternative indicatorsEconomic TimesBEIJING: As once-stellar growth rates start to dip, watchers of China's mammoth economy worry that it could be worse than it looks because the official figures might not be telling the whole story. But amid mistrust of government numbers, economists ...China
    • China becomes scapegoat for America's economic troubles - South China Morning Post (subscription) October 4, 2015
      South China Morning Post (subscription)China becomes scapegoat for America's economic troublesSouth China Morning Post (subscription)...blah,blah, blah ... could fuel fears that the China led global economic slowdown is sapping America's strength ... blah,blah, blah of the biggest lodestones on America's economy was in the commodity sec
    • Made In China: A Stamp Of Quality Approval? - Sky News October 4, 2015
      Made In China: A Stamp Of Quality Approval?Sky NewsAssembled in China". Many other smartphones simply say "Made in China". But those descriptions underlie a far more complex birth. In fact, the vast majority of the components that go into an iPhone are made elsewhere. The memory chips and displays tend ...and more »
    • China win Asia Basketball title, qualify for Olympics - Yahoo Sports October 4, 2015
      Yahoo SportsChina win Asia Basketball title, qualify for OlympicsYahoo SportsHong Kong (AFP) - China's men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the 2016 Olympics. With Guo Ailun (19 points, ...FIBA Asia Championships 2015 Final
    • China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park - FOX31 Denver October 4, 2015
      FOX31 DenverChina opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai parkFOX31 DenverThe recently completed span is a glass walkway suspended a stomach-flipping 180 meters (590 feet) above a sheer drop in China's central Hunan Province. Haohan Qiao, as it's known in Chinese, is the latest in a series of glass-floored attractions to ...If seeing
    • China's Ambitious Rail Projects Crash Into Harsh Realities in Latin America - New York Times October 3, 2015
      New York TimesChina's Ambitious Rail Projects Crash Into Harsh Realities in Latin AmericaNew York TimesLUCAS DO RIO VERDE, Brazil — The ambitions are dizzying, some of the grandest in Latin America since thousands of laborers perished building railways through the forbidding jungles of Brazil more than a century ago. China has sought to build a “dry ...
    • Vietnamese journalist jailed on charge of spying for China - The Guardian October 3, 2015
      Vietnamese journalist jailed on charge of spying for ChinaThe GuardianA Vietnamese journalist was found guilty of spying for China on Wednesday (30 September) and sentenced to a six-year jail term by a Hanoi court after a three-hour trial, his lawyer told Reuters. Ha Huy Hoang, who had worked for a government-run ...and more »