altho i can not vote, i can’t help to take interest in the hottest american political issue – 2004 presidential election of course. i always love political debates. after i’ve had 3 weeks of intensive american politics study, i now have a better understanding of american politics than ever. the biggest surprise i learned is… Continue reading bush or kerry
a piece of writing worth saving in my booklet. it is written by Tiananmen Square protestor Wang Dan (2), who spent years in prison following the crackdown. The publication comes from here which is blocked in china. i read a few comments about june 4 on BBC, apparently the sentiment toward the protest is still… Continue reading Learning the lessons of Tiananmen Square
SAVAGE FORM OF CAPITALISM: Chinese factory workers risk limbs to hold jobs BY TIM JOHNSON FREE PRESS WASHINGTON STAFF SHENZHEN, China — The Pingshan People’s Hospital in the thriving industrial city of Shenzhen has a ward devoted to hand injuries. In one room, Yan Kaiguo, 23, cradles his bandaged right hand. April 8, a machine… Continue reading natural selection?
By Ching-Ching Ni Los Angeles Times JIAXING, China – Until a few months ago, Zhou Yichao’s goal, to get a good job and support his widowed mother, seemed well within reach. He had just taken the public-servant exam and scored among the very top. His face-to-face interview could only help his prospects, as the 22-year-old… Continue reading Hepatitis B cause for discrimination in China
I’m losig my faith. I’ve always wished China to become democratic someday. It is the way the world is heading, China can not be singled out. Or can it? I never thought China should go through another civil war so I always hoped that CCP will gradually reform itself. Yes, that’s perhaps incredibly naive but… Continue reading CCP and democracy don't mix
is taiwan’s election. something that does affect mainland china and possibly the relationship between US and China. but it’s kind funny how this whole thing is filled with conspiracy (reminds me of the last election in america). it definitely made the top news for quite a few days. it seems to be a big mess… Continue reading what's big right now
this is amazing – i’m very surprised the book hits the best seller list in the country. that at least shows people seem to care despite they still have no power over their country. it should influence them one way or another. push the gov’t to give answers. “An expose of the sufferings of the… Continue reading amazing book
to find a MATE!! this is so incredibly cute!! Watch how the little panda grow! oh how playful is Hua Mei 🙂 napping on the tree branch August 21, 2001: two year old Hua Mei’s enjoying her birthday cake! Let’s wish Hua Mei the best of luck in finding her future husband and making lots… Continue reading First U.S.-born panda heading to China
japanese are nuts. but i have to admit those cars look very yummy. tho i’m not a chocolate lover, i still feel hungry. sina news source said that the two chocolate cars will be used during the parade on Valentine’s Day in Tokoyo.
this news just sent me rolling on the floor. from the article: A Beijing businessman wants to trademark the Chinese name of US President George W. Bush to market his disposable diapers. The applicant, surnamed Guo, filed an application with the General Administration for Industry and Commerce of China, stating he wants to use the… Continue reading bush should advertise for diapers