1. March 31, 2010

    Buy This Piece of Crap! china/divide’s (Bad) Stock Tips

    gordon-gecko Which Chinese companies are poised to move overseas, ruthlessly slam into new markets and destroy the competition? You may need to look elsewhere for answers.
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  2. March 30, 2010

    Is It Safe? Our Perpetual Assessment of China’s FDI Environment

    marathon-man Of the big questions in life, "Will you marry me?" and "Is it a boy or a girl?" the most important to CEOs might be, "Is now a good time to invest in China?"
    48 Comments | Read Post »

  3. March 29, 2010

    China’s On-Going Experiment In Government

    Vote For Me With democracy stalled in America, the "Chinese Model" has looked pretty resilient recently. Isn't it time we withheld judgment and gave it a fair shake?
    76 Comments | Read Post »

  4. March 28, 2010

    Serf Liberation Day, One Year In

    tibetans-serf-liberation-day Today is Serf Liberation Day! But if a government-invented PR "holiday" falls in the forest, does anybody hear it?
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  5. March 27, 2010

    Proposed Bluefin Tuna Ban Defeated, Democracy In Action?

    Japanese fish dealers inspecting Bluefin Tuna in Tokyo, Japan. Environmentalists are angry after Libya calls a US-backed proposal (opposed by Japan) to ban all bluefin tuna exports as a "conspiracy of developed nations".
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  6. March 26, 2010

    The Trouble With Carrots

    Perhaps we’re seeing the beginning of China’s comeback on Google today, as Chinese netizens have discovered that simple search terms like “carrots” and “temperature” are not loading on Google, though they still work on Baidu. Why? These words share characters with the names of top Chinese leaders like Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao.

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  7. March 25, 2010

    GoDaddy’s Shameless, but Unsurprising, Opportunism

    GoDaddy Makes a Principled Stand Google's Mainland pullout is big news. No surprise, therefore, that the opportunists are coming out of the woodwork. Enter domain name registrar GoDaddy.
    28 Comments | Read Post »

  8. Stanley Bing & Huffington Post, WTF Is This Nonsense?

    “Fortune’s Stanley Bing’s” (Gil Schwartz) latest article as published on the Huffington Post is an obnoxiously stupid mind-boggling pile. No, it isn’t funny.

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  9. March 24, 2010

    Google’s Hong Kong Gambit Is Public Relations Victory

    google-angel Google.cn has been redirected to Google.com.hk. Although users are no better off than with self-censored content, Google is benefiting from great press coverage.
    55 Comments | Read Post »

  10. March 23, 2010

    Google Redirects! But Will The Chinese Government Block?!

    Google redirects Google.cn traffic to Google.com.hk. Google follows through on its threat to uncensor Google.cn, by shutting it down & redirecting users to Google.com.hk. Which does nothing for Chinese netizens.
    97 Comments | Read Post »

  11. Google Losing the Message

    With all the debate about censorship, has everyone forgotten the real reason for Google’s pullout was that their systems were hacked [presumably] by China.

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  12. March 22, 2010

    Tom Hanks Thinks America Is Racist

    Some Americans are outraged by “controversial” comments made by actor Tom Hanks concerning the role of racism in World War II and the modern War on Terror.

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  13. March 21, 2010

    Do Chinese Cheer On American Misfortune, Fantasize Invading?

    9/11 World Trade Center South Tower collapsing. With stories of Chinese classrooms cheering and taxi drivers laughing upon news of 9/11, do Chinese celebrate American misfortune, or fantasize invading the US?
    127 Comments | Read Post »

  14. March 20, 2010

    Red Dawn 2010: Just A Movie? Or America’s Shame?

    Red Dawn teaser poster. Is the new 2010 remake of "Red Dawn" just a movie or more? Is it reckless propaganda and xenophobia? Is it part of the shameful face Americans show the world?
    196 Comments | Read Post »

  15. March 18, 2010

    Google Does Evil: The Rise of Brain-Damaged Pundits

    google-bastards The Google/China dispute has dragged on too long. Non-stop commentary has spawned legions of brain-dead pundits roaming the streets and looking for media exposure.
    58 Comments | Read Post »

  16. March 17, 2010

    Google’s China Exit: Nicole Kempton, Are You Serious?

    Google China building with PRC flag in foreground. A critical point-by-point response to the Huffington Post article "Google's China Exit: When Business and Human Rights Converge" from someone who actually cares.
    63 Comments | Read Post »

  17. March 16, 2010

    Consumer Rights Day and the Building of a Whiny Society

    Dare_to_Complain China's recent problems with unsafe products are well known. With scarce enforcement resources, why are officials spending time on chopstick surcharges?
    9 Comments | Read Post »

  18. March 14, 2010

    Laughing at White Privilege and White Guilt

    Louis C.K. Race plays an unfortunately large role in the divide between many Asians (such as the Chinese) and Westerners (usually referring to Euro-American Caucasians).
    51 Comments | Read Post »

  19. Public Relations: Comparing China and the Dalai Lama

    Hu Jintao inspecting Chinese soldiers during China military parade. The Chinese government's international PR problems on the "Tibet issue": Not engaging the Western public & being too vague or black-and-white to be believable.
    43 Comments | Read Post »

  20. March 13, 2010

    Nepotism in China: the First Step Is Admitting You Have a Problem

    nepotism-bush Anti-corruption campaigns are legion in China, but until now, nepotism has been the elephant in the room no one wants to notice. Is the silence finally over?
    14 Comments | Read Post »

  21. March 12, 2010

    Barbarism Towards Animals: Chinese, Japanese, & Australians

    The Chinese, as “a people”, are often categorically denounced by foreigners for their “barbarism” toward animals. If it’s not about…more »

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  22. March 11, 2010

    Someone Call a Language Cop! China’s New War on English

    Chinese-language-characters Is the purity of the Chinese language under threat by the influx of English? One government official has called for new policies on proper language use.
    42 Comments | Read Post »

  23. March 10, 2010

    Chinese Believe Internet Access is a Fundamental Right

    Cat 5 cables. 4 out of 5 people recently polled, especially in China, say internet access is a fundamental human right. Has the internet really become that important?
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  24. March 9, 2010

    Bend Your Knees: The Rise of China’s Ayi State

    china-ayi-state So many rules! On the job, in restaurants, at the park. There are more and more every year, and China seems to be learning all the wrong lessons from the West.
    13 Comments | Read Post »

  25. March 8, 2010

    Nationalism Online: Chinese, Japanese, Koreans & You

    Nationalist Chinese in Korea? Or Just Proud Chinese? Is Chinese hyper-nationalism as pervasive as we think it is, or only because we think it is? Are they brainwashed drones or do they just have strong opinions?
    33 Comments | Read Post »

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