Tag Archives: politics

Opportunistic China Bashing is Counter-Productive

How quickly does the goodwill Chinese youth have toward the US evaporate in the face of opportunistic China bashing?

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Why China Will Never Rule the World: The Interview

Nine questions about China’s future with Troy Parfitt, author of “Why China Will Never Rule the World”. No punches held.

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Chengdu Stories: Adam Mayer on Urban Development

Chengdu is one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. So what’s coming in the next few years? Adam Mayer is a great person to ask and I did exactly that.

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Chengdu’s Pilot Program to Abolish the Hukou

Rural migrants – the oil that has kept the Chinese economic engine greased – are about to get an upgrade to their social status. Or is it that simple?

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Greed & Corruption: the USA Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo

This is a first hand account of what went on behind the drab gray exterior of the USA Pavilion — a tale of greed, indifference, corruption, rebellion and eventually justice — written by one of the Student Ambassadors who worked there.

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Anti-Japan Demonstration Ignites Chengdu (photos + video)

Several days ago I was informed of an anti-Japan demonstration taking place in the heart of Chengdu. “This one’s going to be big”, I heard. And big it was. I came back with photos to describe the experience.

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The Murky Evolution of the Chinese Education System

Lu Xun, one of the fathers of Modern Chinese Literature, is in the process of expelled from China’s textbooks. Read inside to learn more about what’s happening.

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Raising a Child In Chengdu: Nationality

Although it’s illegal for Chinese citizens to hold another passport, the flexibility of China allows for parents of mixed-heritage children to entertain the idea of dual-citizenship. In this most recent addition to the series, we take a look at requirements and possibilities for passports, visas and hukous.

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China Pulls Avatar to Make Room For Confucious

China Film plans to pull Avatar out of 2D theaters by January 22 in order to make room for Confucius, a Chinese language film starring Chow Yun-Fat

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China Feels Haiti’s Pain

Having both been struck by recent and devastating earthquakes, China lends a hand and sends hope to the stricken island nation.

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